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ADVISORY: Embargoed Press Call on WRI’s 2020 Tree Cover Loss Data with Analysis and Insights

  • tree cover loss
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • tree cover loss
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
Multimedia

Restoring Landscapes in Rwanda and Africa

  • Forests
  • podcasts
  • forest restoration
  • Forests
  • podcasts
  • forest restoration

How Local People Are Mapping Billions of Trees on Their Land

  • land use
  • forest restoration
  • landscapes
  • local impacts
  • monitoring
  • restoration
  • Forests
Woman stading next to a forest in Rwanda
  • land use
  • forest restoration
  • landscapes
  • local impacts
  • monitoring
  • restoration
  • Forests
Insights

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
Insights

New Location, New Perspectives: Hearing from African Voices in the Restoration Movement

  • forest restoration
  • landscapes
  • Forests
  • Climate
  • forest restoration
  • landscapes
  • Forests
  • Climate
Initiatives

The Land Accelerator

Africa woman tending agricultural land
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Connecting the People Growing a Trillion Trees the Right Way

  • tree cover loss
  • conservation funding
  • deforestation
  • agroforestry
  • forest restoration
  • Forests
  • investment
  • restoration
  • tree cover loss
  • conservation funding
  • deforestation
  • agroforestry
  • forest restoration
  • Forests
  • investment
  • restoration
Insights

Africa’s Restoration Entrepreneurs Aid in COVID-19 Response

  • Forests
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • forest restoration
  • restoration
A man working on a farm.
  • Forests
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • forest restoration
  • restoration
Insights

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
Insights

For Sustainability in Cocoa Production, Both Countries and Companies Need to Commit

  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • business risk
  • ambition
  • Forests
  • sustainable business
Cacao farmer in Colombia. Flickr/World Bank Photo Collection
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • business risk
  • ambition
  • Forests
  • sustainable business
Insights

For the Millions of East Africans Who Need Electricity Most, Data Shows Renewable Energy Is a Viable – and Affordable – Solution

  • maps
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Sustainable Development Goal 4
  • Sustainable Development Goal 7
  • Africa
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • Kenya
  • renewable energy
Electricity has far-reaching impacts on people's livelihoods. This Tanzanian tailor can sew at night thanks to solar power. Photo by Theo Steemers/USAID
  • maps
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Sustainable Development Goal 4
  • Sustainable Development Goal 7
  • Africa
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • Kenya
  • renewable energy
Insights

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
Insights

Goldman Prize Winner Alfred Brownell Stopped Palm Oil Companies from Destroying Liberian Forests

  • Environmental Rights
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • Africa
  • environmental justice
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • sustainable development
Alfred Brownell on a street in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Environmental Rights
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • Africa
  • environmental justice
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • sustainable development
Insights

In Kenya’s Rural Health Clinics, Business Performance and Renewables Go Hand-in-Hand

  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Africa
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • Kenya
  • public health
  • renewable energy
  • solar
Joyce Onyino and patients at her health clinic in rural Kenya
  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Africa
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • Kenya
  • public health
  • renewable energy
  • solar

RELEASE: World’s First Startup Accelerator for Land Restoration Launches in Africa

  • Forests
  • agroforestry
  • Kenya
  • forest restoration
  • reforestation
  • restoration
  • scaling environmental entrepreneurship
  • Forests
  • agroforestry
  • Kenya
  • forest restoration
  • reforestation
  • restoration
  • scaling environmental entrepreneurship
Insights

How Distributed Solar Helps Pregnant Women in Rural Kenya

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Africa
  • health
  • Kenya
  • poverty
  • renewable energy
  • solar
Maasai woman
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Africa
  • health
  • Kenya
  • poverty
  • renewable energy
  • solar
Insights

A New Fuel Source Can Power Kenya’s Industries While Saving Forests. So Why Isn’t it Taking Off?

  • Forests
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • biofuels
  • Energy
  • Kenya
Baobab tree on the edge of Kenyan farmland
  • Forests
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • biofuels
  • Energy
  • Kenya

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