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Entrepreneurs Need Funding to Restore Africa's Degraded Land

  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • COP26
Caroline Kariuki, CEO of Kenya's GreenPot Enterprises, with one of her employees at a bamboo nursery. The company's bamboo helps farmers restore degraded land and make extra income.
  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • COP26
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Caroline Kariuki, CEO of Kenya's GreenPot Enterprises, with one of her employees at a bamboo nursery. The company's bamboo helps farmers restore degraded land and make extra income.
  • restoration
  • agriculture
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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
  • restoration
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For Rural Communities, Protecting Land Is a Better Investment than Deforestation

  • Food
  • Forests
  • land use
  • indigenous people
  • agriculture
In India's Narmada District, legal recognition of communities' land rights have enabled villages to invest in sustainable, more productive land management. Photo by...
  • Food
  • Forests
  • land use
  • indigenous people
  • agriculture
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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
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Indonesia Reduces Deforestation, Norway to Pay Up

  • Paris Agreement
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
Cyathea Papua Rain Forest Papua-Indonesia
  • Paris Agreement
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests

Places to Watch: 3 Forests Experiencing Rapid Clearing Right Now

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • agriculture
  • commodities
Mountain gorilla
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • agriculture
  • commodities

Forests Could Be Casualties in a U.S.-China Trade War

  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
Soybean harvesting in Caroline County, Md.
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
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Smallholder Farmers Are Key to Making the Palm Oil Industry Sustainable

  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • commodities
Indonesian palm oil
  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • commodities
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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
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As More Companies Go “Deforestation-Free,” What Does It Mean for Heavily Forested Nations?

  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
Oil palm plantation in Gabon
  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
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To Save Indonesia’s Carbon-Rich Peatlands, Start by Mapping Them

  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • mapping
Peat swamp forest in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • mapping
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logging truck transporting timber
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
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Exploring Indonesia's Long and Complicated History of Forest Fires

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • fires
  • mapping
Forest and peat fire in Riau, Indonesia
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • fires
  • 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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As Indonesia’s Dry Season Looms, a New Tool Can Predict Daily Forest Fire Risk

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • fires
  • mapping
Indonesia forest fire
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • fires
  • mapping
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Destruction of Tropical Peatland Is an Overlooked Source of Emissions

  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • mapping
  • commodities
Peat drainage canals
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • mapping
  • commodities

Forest Loss Pushes Far Beyond Plantation Boundaries in South America, Africa

  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • mapping
  • commodities
Orangutans at Camp Leakey, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • mapping
  • commodities

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