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How Local Data Is Accelerating Land Restoration in Ethiopia

  • data
  • restoration
  • forest restoration
  • local impacts
A green, hilly landscape in Lalibela, Ethiopia
  • data
  • restoration
  • forest restoration
  • local impacts
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Restoring Ethiopia's Ecosystems Can Support Livelihoods and COVID-19 Recovery

  • coronavirus
  • watersheds
  • Water Security
  • ecosystem services
  • forest restoration
A degraded landscape in Ethiopia under a cloudy sky.
  • coronavirus
  • watersheds
  • Water Security
  • ecosystem services
  • forest restoration

Developing Cities Need Cash. Land Value Capture Can Help

  • Cities
  • infrastructure
  • land use
  • development
  • cities
  • finance
  • Urban Development
People walk on and around an outdoor escalator at a train station in Shenzhen.
  • Cities
  • infrastructure
  • land use
  • development
  • cities
  • finance
  • Urban Development
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It's Time to Invest in Ethiopia's Forest Sector

  • economy
  • Forests
  • forest products
  • forest restoration
  • restoration
People working on planting trees.
  • economy
  • Forests
  • forest products
  • forest restoration
  • restoration
Initiatives
Forested landscape being restored in Latin America

ADVISORY: Embargoed Press Call on Global Forest Watch 2019 Tree Cover Loss Data

  • wildfires
  • tree cover loss
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
  • wildfires
  • tree cover loss
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
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Attention Investors: African Entrepreneurs Are Restoring Land and Making Profit

  • Forests
  • agriculture
  • forest restoration
  • Kenya
  • regreening africa restoration agriculture
  • sustainable agriculture
Caroline Kariuki co-founded GreenPot Enterprises to help farmer-investors plant bamboo and restore degraded land in Kenya. Photo by Will Anderson/WRI.
  • Forests
  • agriculture
  • forest restoration
  • Kenya
  • regreening africa restoration agriculture
  • sustainable agriculture
Initiatives
Children hanging by stream in African township
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Congo Basin Deforestation Threatens Food and Water Supplies Throughout Africa

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Water Security
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
Women model the handmade baskets they use every day in Malolo 2, Republic of Congo.
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Water Security
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
Initiatives

Energy Access Explorer

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Places to Watch: 3 Forests Experiencing Rapid Clearing Right Now

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • Brazil
  • agriculture
  • Indonesia
  • palm oil
Mountain gorilla
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • Brazil
  • agriculture
  • Indonesia
  • palm oil
Insights

Tracking Deforestation in DRC's Forest Concessions Is Complicated

  • Forests
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
Road near the village of Ilanga in the DRC. Photo by Molly Bergen
  • Forests
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
Insights

Disaster-Focused Headlines from the Congo Often Hide Signs of Progress

  • Governance
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • human rights
  • land rights
Ilanga, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Governance
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • human rights
  • land rights
Insights
Les habitants du bassin central du Congo ont co-évolué avec leurs ressources forestières et hydriques. Photo par Theodore Trefon
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Forests
Insights

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, 3 Essentials for Making Community Forestry Work

  • Forests
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • land rights
Mother and child in Congo forest
  • Forests
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • land rights
Insights

4 Challenges in the Fight to Save Central Africa’s Rainforest

  • Forests
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Africa
Some of the women and children of Mpaha, northwestern DRC.
  • Forests
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Africa

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