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 […]
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 […]
8 Mar 2019
If women had the same access to land as men farm yields could increase
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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.