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This Man Wants to Pull 60,000 Rwandans Out of Poverty by Planting Trees

  • deforestation
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • restoration
  • Forests
Planting trees in Rwanda
  • deforestation
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • restoration
  • Forests
Insights

We Discovered 1.8 Million Square Miles of Forest in the Desert

  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Forests
  • mapping
Dryland forest in Kenya
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Forests
  • mapping

Can We Restore 350 Million Hectares by 2030?

  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • agriculture
Woman in African field
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • agriculture
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African Nations Poised to Rapidly Accelerate Landscape Restoration

  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • Forests
Restoration project in Kenya
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • Forests
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Restoring Africa’s Degraded Lands by Improving Farmers’ Rights

  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Restoration at work on Ethiopia’s steep slopes
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Insights

Looking Back on 5 Years of Forest Outcomes

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • mapping
  • restoration
Tree Planting and Degraded Landscape, Ethiopia
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • mapping
  • restoration
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African Countries Aim to Restore 100 Million Hectares of Degraded Land

  • restoration
  • Climate Resilience
  • Finance
  • Forests
Forest landscape restoration in Ethiopia
  • restoration
  • Climate Resilience
  • Finance
  • Forests
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How Ethiopia Went from Famine Crisis to Green Revolution

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • poverty
Ethiopia is now greener than it has been in the last 145 years. Photo by Chris Reij/WRI
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • poverty
  • restoration
  • Forests
Videos

Scaling Up Regreening Successes

  • restoration
  • restoration
Insights

Rebranding Bamboo for Bonn: The 5 Million Hectare Restoration Pledge

  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • Forests
Ethiopia is home to the largest area of natural bamboo in Africa. (Ethiopia) Photo by Bureau of IIP/Flickr.
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • Forests
Insights
More than half of Brazil's native vegetation grows on private land. (Brazil) Photo by monocletophat123/Flickr.
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • Forests
Outcomes
Planting in village of Minwhoho, Lekle, Cameroon
  • restoration
  • Top Outcome: 2014
Insights
1.	Communities such as this one in the Loka Abaya watershed in Ethiopia’s Rift Valley are the most vulnerable to the impacts of environmental degradation, and are among the communities most enthusiastic about restoring their lands. Photo Credit: Aaron Minnick/WRI
  • restoration

The New York Declaration on Forests: What’s in it for Africa?

  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • Gender
Restoration could boost food and water security, improve livelihoods, and curb climate change in some of the most vulnerable regions on Earth. Photo credit: teachandlearn, Flickr
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • Gender