Why Track Restoration Progress in Africa’s Drylands? Back to Basics

24 Jun 2021

Despite pivotal advancements in satellite-based remote sensing, restoration monitoring in Africa’s drylands remains a significant challenge – particularly in sparsely vegetated areas, and those where restoration doesn’t involve trees.

This session hands the floor to the experts, leaders and innovators who are actively restoring and monitoring Africa’s drylands. Panellists share stories from the field to unpack the what, why, and how of monitoring restoration in drylands, and show how tracking progress can boost investment and community resilience.

Publisher: Global Landscapes Forum (GLF)

Language: English

Year: 2021

Keyword(s): climate change adaptation, dry forests, drylands, investment, land degradation, restoration, restoration monitoring

Ecosystem(s): Drylands and Rangelands

Location(s): Africa

  • World Resources Institute (WRI)