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In Nairobi, Residents Redesign Public Spaces to Build Flood Resilience

  • cities
  • Prize for Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • equity
Nairobi residents redesign public spaces to build flood resilience
  • cities
  • Prize for Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • equity
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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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RELEASE: National governments can reap $12 trillion in returns, create millions of new jobs, reduce emissions through low-carbon investments in cities

  • urban policy
  • Urban Transformations
  • cities
  • governance
  • low carbon cities
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
  • urban policy
  • Urban Transformations
  • cities
  • governance
  • low carbon cities
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
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Prize for Cities

Ariel shot of a city with lots of trees.

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

5 Big Ideas to Address the Climate Crisis and Inequality in Cities

  • cities for all
  • Climate Resilience
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
People gather in the middle of a Monterrey street during sunset
  • cities for all
  • Climate Resilience
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • sustainable cities
  • 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
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The Land Accelerator

Africa woman tending agricultural land
Initiatives
Forested landscape being restored in Latin America
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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
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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

5 Things We Learned About Urban Transformation

  • urban policy
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • transportation
Metrocable cars
  • urban policy
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • transportation
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Q&A: One Woman Aims to Save Kids’ Lives by Redesigning the Roads They Walk

  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • health and road safety
  • poverty
  • public health
  • sustainable cities
Ayikai Charlotte Poswayo
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • health and road safety
  • poverty
  • public health
  • sustainable cities
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Urban Transformations: In Tanzania’s Capital, Safer Children Mean Better Neighborhoods

  • Urban Transformations
  • health and road safety
  • human rights
  • poverty
  • public health
  • Urban Development
Children in Dar es Salaam
  • Urban Transformations
  • health and road safety
  • human rights
  • poverty
  • public health
  • Urban Development
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For Small Businesses in Africa, Climate Resilience Is an Economic Opportunity

  • Equity
  • Climate Resilience
  • Sustainable Development Goal 1
  • business opportunity
  • adaptation
  • agroforestry
  • forest restoration
  • regreening africa restoration agriculture
  • restoration
  • sustainable business
Herders with cattle in Tigray, Ethiopia. Mohammed Bakarr / GEF
  • Equity
  • Climate Resilience
  • Sustainable Development Goal 1
  • business opportunity
  • adaptation
  • agroforestry
  • forest restoration
  • regreening africa restoration agriculture
  • restoration
  • sustainable business

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

Can We Restore 350 Million Hectares by 2030?

  • deforestation
  • degraded lands
  • agriculture
  • agroforestry
  • forest restoration
  • restoration
Woman in African field
  • deforestation
  • degraded lands
  • agriculture
  • agroforestry
  • forest restoration
  • restoration
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Awash in Green and Gold: The Emerging Restoration Economy in Kenya

  • Forests
  • Business
  • deforestation
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • Kenya
  • restoration
seedling in a Kenyan nursery
  • Forests
  • Business
  • deforestation
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • Kenya
  • restoration
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Kenya to Restore Denmark-sized Area of Degraded Land

  • deforestation
  • degraded lands
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • Kenya
  • restoration
Farmers in Kenya
  • deforestation
  • degraded lands
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • Kenya
  • restoration
Insights

Restoring Africa’s Degraded Lands by Improving Farmers’ Rights

  • deforestation
  • Africa
  • restoration
Restoration at work on Ethiopia’s steep slopes
  • deforestation
  • Africa
  • restoration

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