Scaling up Regreening: Six Steps to Success
A Practical Approach to Forest and Landscape Restoration
Scaling Up Regreening: Six Steps to Success highlights the benefits of “regreening” and its widespread adoption in Senegal, Burkina Faso, Niger, Mali, northern Ethiopia and Malawi, and identifies six steps to scale up regreening practices in Africa and beyond.
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Regreening delivers multiple economic benefits to farmers and communities
Regreening may be driven by many factors, but it almost always led by farmers
Despite the many benefits of regreening, barriers remain to its wider adoption
To scale up regreening, development practitioners should consider six steps:
1) Identify and analyze existing regreening successes
2) Build a grassroots movement for regreening and mobilize partner organizations
3) Address policy and legal issues and improve enabling conditions for regreening
4) Develop and implement a communication strategy
5) Develop of strengthen agroforestry value chains
6) Expand research activities
In a world grappling with the challenges of food insecurity, climate change, landscape degradation, and rural poverty, regreening offers a path forward, especially in dryland areas. The transformation of degraded landscapes—restoring productivity and increasing resilience through the widespread adoption of agroforestry and sustainable land management practices—can deliver food, climate, and livelihood benefits.
Global Restoration InitiativeVisit Project
WRI is partnering with governments, businesses, and communities around the world to restore millions of hectares of deforested and degraded land.Part of Forests
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Restoring 100 million hectares of deforested and degraded land in Africa by 2030.Part of Forest and Landscape Restoration