Videos

Coastal blue carbon (mangroves) and climate change

24 Jul 2018

Mangroves are among the most carbon-rich forests in the tropics and support numerous ecosystem services for coastal communities. These forests form an important part of the carbon stored in coastal ecosystems, called “coastal blue carbon.” They could play a significant role in reducing emissions, while also supporting biodiversity conservation, fisheries habitat protection and disaster risk […]

How can we break down barriers between agriculture and forestry?

5 Mar 2018

The practice of integrating trees and other large woody perennials on farms and throughout the agricultural landscape is increasingly recognized as a useful and promising strategy that diversifies production for greater social, economic, and environmental benefits says, Tony Simons, Director General of the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF). This interview was filmed at the 2017 Global […]

Creating communities where people and nature flourish

5 Mar 2018

Charles Batte, Founder, Tree Adoption Uganda believes through landscape restoration activities like planting trees and agroforestry, we build resilience for small holder farmers against the changing climate while economically empowering unemployed young people in our rural communities. Global Landscapes Forum, Bonn, Germany.

How integrated approaches support the achievement of multiple benefits in the landscape

5 Mar 2018

Andrew Steer, President and CEO, World Resources Institute on inspiring, enabling and mobilizing action to restore vitality to degraded landscapes and forests around the globe. Global Landscapes Forum, Bonn, Germany.

Mexico’s Felipe Calderón on how to make land restoration profitable: energy, cities, landscape

5 Mar 2018

The former president of Mexico, Felipe Calderón, thinks that most degraded land can be restored in a profitable way — but “creative” approaches are needed to make restoration projects attractive to investors. Global Landscapes Forum, Bonn, Germany.

Science and indigenous knowledge

5 Mar 2018

Joan Carling, Co-convener, Indigenous Peoples Major Group for the SDGs stresses the importance of inclusion of indigenous people in decision making for sustainable landscapes. Global Landscapes Forum, Bonn, Germany.

Planet for sale – Dr. Tony Simons

10 Jan 2018

Tony Simons, Director General World Agroforestry Centre, give a talk at Landscape Talks, Global Landscapes Forum, Bonn, 20 December 2017.

Adopting a new perspective on landscapes and water – Bruno Locatelli

21 Dec 2017

Forest-driven water and energy cycles are poorly integrated into local, national, and international decision-making on climate change, land use and water management. This Talk will present new research results on forest, water, and energy interactions that provide the foundations for cooling terrestrial surfaces and for distributing water resources. Our call to action targets a reversal […]