World Resource Institute

Countries

Current commitments to the Bonn Challenge:

  • United States (15 mha)
  • Ethiopia (15 mha)
  • India (13 mha)
  • The Democratic Republic of the Congo (8 mha)
  • Uganda (2.5 mha)
  • Rwanda (2 mha)
  • Burundi (2 mha)
  • Rwanda (2 mha)
  • Guatemala ( 1.2 mha)
  • Brazil’s Atlantic Forest Restoration Pact (1 mha)
  • El Salvador (1 mha)
  • Colombia (1 mha)
  • Honduras (1 mha)
  • Asia Pulp & Paper (1 mha)
  • Mexico (Quintana Roo State) (.3 mha)
  • Mexico (Campeche State) (.4 mha)
  • Mexico (Yucatan State) (.25 mha)
  • Pakistan KPK (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province) (0.384 mha)
  • Regional commitments from Initiative 20x20 that contribute directly to the Bonn Challenge (11.5 mha)

Initiative 20x20: a partnership between Latin American and Caribbean governments, private sector impact investors, the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), the Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education center (CATIE), International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), World Resources Institute (WRI) and others, aims to restore functionality to degraded lands, resulting in carbon storage, new reforestation, more productive agriculture, avoided deforestation and improved livelihoods. The initiative intends to assist the restoration process of 20 million hectares of degraded land by 2020, in direct support of the Bonn Challenge.

  • Mexico (8.5 mha)
  • Peru (3.2 mha)
  • State of Mato Grosso (2.9 mha)
  • Nicaragua (2.8 mha)
  • Ecuador (0.5 mha)
  • Guatemala (1.2 mha)
  • Colombia (1 mha)
  • El Salvador (1 mha)
  • Costa Rica (1 mha)
  • Honduras (1 mha)
  • Conservacion Patagonica (1 mha)
  • Argentina (1 mha)
  • Chile (0.5 mha)
  • Bosques Modelo (1.6 mha)
  • State of São Paulo (0.3 mha)
  • American Bird Conservancy (0.1 mha)
  • Espirito Santo (0.08 mha)

Committed to the Bonn Challenge


AFR100: a country-led effort to bring 100 million hectares of land in Africa into restoration by 2030. The initiative—launched formally at COP 21 in Paris— will support the Bonn Challenge, a global commitment to restore 150 million hectares of land around the world by 2020, the New York Declaration on Forests that builds on and extends the Bonn Challenge to 350 million hectares by 2030 and the African Resilient Landscapes Initiative (ARLI), an initiative to promote integrated landscape management with the goal of adapting to and mitigating climate change.

  • Central African Republic
  • Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Ethiopia
  • Ghana
  • Kenya
  • Liberia
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Mozambique
  • Niger
  • Rwanda
  • Togo
  • Uganda

For a total of 41 million hectares

Committed to the Bonn Challenge