by René Zamora Cristales, Doribel Herrador, Nelson Cuellar, Oscar Díaz, Susan Kandel, Jorge Quezada, Silvia de Larios, Giovanni Molina, Madelyn Rivera, Wilfredo Moran Ramírez, Abner Jimenez, Emma Flores, Maria Franco Chuaire, Luciana Gallardo Lomeli and Walter Vergara - February 2020
The Sustainability Index for Landscape Restoration introduced in this report is a field-tested tool for measuring the impact of restoration efforts. It offers easy-to-use visual metrics to display biophysical and socioeconomic indicators that measure the health of a landscape. It also describes how these metrics have been used to convene dialogues among diverse stakeholders who must actively collaborate to restore the land.
by Ichiro Sato, Paige Langer and Fred Stolle - December 2019
This guide supplements, as a sector module, the overarching guide, Enhancing NDCs: A Guide to Strengthening National Climate Plans by 2020 (Fransen et al. 2019), and will assist countries in enhancing their NDCs with clearer and more tangible forest and land-use sector contents.
A Guide to Identifying Priorities and Indicators for Monitoring Forest and Landscape Restorationby Kathleen Buckingham, Sabin Ray, Carolina Gallo Granizo, Lucas Toh, Fred Stolle, Faustine Zoveda, Katie Reytar, René Zamora Cristales, Peter Ndunda, Florence Landsberg, Marcelo Matsumoto and John Brandt - October 2019
The purpose of this guide is to provide anyone actively restoring land with a comprehensive system to measure their progress based on choices and goals tailored to their needs.Developed by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and WRI, It is designed to be a supportive starting point to help users focus on a specific landscape context, considering goals, constraints, priorities, targets, indicators, metrics, indexes, and data.
by Rohini Chaturvedi, Marie Duraisami, Jayahari KM, Kanchana CB, Ruchika Singh, Sidhtharthan Segarin and Prabhakar Rajagopal - September 2018
The technical note discusses the methodology of the Restoration Opportunities Atlas, a first-of-its-kind web-based, accessible platform to support tree-based climate action in India.
Mapping Social Landscapes: A Guide to Identifying the Networks, Priorities, and Values of Restoration Actorsby Kathleen Buckingham, Sabin Ray, Ana Gabriela Morales, Ruchika Singh, Dow Martin, Satrio Wicaksono, Hanny Chrysolite, Aaron Minnick, Lisa Johnston and Bernadette Arakwiye - August 2018
This guidebook provides actionable, user-friendly strategies to improve natural resource governance by showing how to identify the networks, priorities, and values of relevant actors. The methodologies allow environmental practitioners to be more strategic in building resilient communities.
by Rohini Chaturvedi, Karishma Shelar and Krishna Singh - July 2018
The paper discusses the methodology for collection, collation, and analysis of the data that power MAPTenure, the first web-based platform of its kind which aims to enable tenurial clarity in the orange areas of central India.
by Sofia Faruqi, Andrew Wu, Andrés Anchondo Ortega, Alan Batista and Eriks Brolis - January 2018
This report profiles 14 businesses that restore land, highlighting four promising investment themes in land restoration: technology, consumer products, project management, and commercial forestry.
by Helen Ding, Sofia Faruqi, Andrew Wu, Juan-Carlos Altamirano, Andrés Anchondo Ortega, René Zamora Cristales, Robin Chazdon, Walter Vergara and Michael Verdone - December 2017
This report discusses the financial barriers and economic issues surrounding forest and landscape restoration. It encourages governments and practitioners to enact policies and financial mechanisms that will unlock capital and support restoration at scale.
Sofia Faruqi and Florence Landsberg - February 2017
by Walter Vergara, Luciana Gallardo Lomeli, Ana R. Rios, Paul Isbell, Steven Prager and Ronnie De Camino - October 2016
The Economic Case for Landscape Restoration in Latin America finds that achieving Initiative 20x20’s goal of restoring 20 million hectares of land in Latin America and the Caribbean could yield net benefits of at least $23 billion over 50 years, an amount equivalent to about 10% of the value of food exports from the region.