What rural women want – International Women’s Day 2019

12 Mar 2019

Women account for 43% of the global agricultural labor force and, if granted the same access to productive resources as men, farm yields as a whole could rise by 20 – 30% thereby delivering 100 – 150 million people out of hunger. Women receive only 10% of aid money earmarked for agriculture, fishing and forestry […]

Digital Summit: Women Rising for Rights – Promoting inclusivity with technology

12 Mar 2019

Power imbalances and marginalization run rampant in our world, affecting farmers, indigenous peoples, women, local communities, and even everyday citizens. In this Digital Summit, speakers will present their experiences in using innovation and technology to bridge the gap — from implementing authentic bottom-up approaches to give farmers a leading role on an international stage or […]

International Women’s Day 2019: What rural women want

8 Mar 2019

If women had the same access to land as men farm yields could increase

Deforestation-free supply chains: How you can contribute to make your company more sustainable

2 Feb 2019

Forests are essential for the survival of not only plants and animals, but they are also the basis of life for more than 1.6 billion people. To satisfy increasing consumption, people are continuously cutting down trees. We use the areas to cultivate agricultural raw materials – like soya, palm oil, rubber, cocoa or coffee. Many […]

“Voices of the Landscapes” Plenary

17 Jan 2019

Over the course of recent decades, communities across different cultural, ecological and political contexts have put into action innumerable restoration and sustainable management efforts and techniques, proving that local communities and indigenous peoples are crucial to improving the health of landscapes across the globe. Initiatives led by or involving local and indigenous groups have showcased […]

Violaine Berger – Forging public private civil society partnerships to address deforestation

27 Dec 2018

This Landscape Talk will demonstrate how public-private-civil society partnerships can help address complex challenges such as deforestation, using the example of the Cocoa and Forests Initiative.

Kokota: The Islet of Hope

8 Dec 2018

  “Kokota: The Islet of Hope” tells the story of a small islet in the Indian Ocean and the community’s incredible journey adapting to climate change.

Robert Nasi at the Opening Plenary, Blue Carbon Summit 2018

19 Jul 2018

Robert Nasi, Director General of the Center for International Forestry Research, speaks at the opening plenary, Blue Carbon Summit, 17 July 2018.