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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
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More than half of Brazil's native vegetation grows on private land. (Brazil) Photo by monocletophat123/Flickr.
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • Forests
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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

3 Maps Show Importance of Local Communities in Forest Conservation

  • Equity & Governance
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • land rights
Panama's Omar Torrijos National Park. Photo credit: Lon & Queta, Flickr
  • Equity & Governance
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • land rights

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
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5 Reasons To Watch NYC’s Climate Summit

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Finance
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Resilience
  • Business
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
UN headquarters in New York City (Photo credit United Nations)
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Finance
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Resilience
  • Business
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
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Securing Rights for People and the Climate in Africa

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • GHG emissions
  • Climate
  • climate change
Way back to Lukolela  View on the way back to Lukolela, Democratic Republic of Congo.   Photo by Ollivier Girard for CIFOR   Center for International Forestry Research
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • GHG emissions
  • Climate
  • climate change
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Food Security and Climate Change in Africa: A Question of Political Will

  • Food
  • Forests
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • food security
One-quarter of Africa’s projected food gap can be addressed by supporting a drive to achieve replacement level fertility by 2050. Better food security could be achieved by reducing food loss and waste. Photo Credit: Mark Jordahl/Flickr
  • Food
  • Forests
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • food security
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New French Satellite Imagery to Help Forest Management in the Congo Basin

  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • mapping
  • rivers
When it comes to monitoring forests, the Congo Basin remains one of the most challenging environments in the world. Photo Credit: CIFOR/Flickr
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • mapping
  • rivers
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3 Myths and Facts about Forest and Landscape Restoration

  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • deforestation
  • mapping
In Rwanda, 85 percent of the population makes a living from subsistence farming of degraded, formerly forested lands. Photo Credit: Gates Foundation/Flickr
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • deforestation
  • mapping

Global Forest Watch—Join the Movement

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Forests

4 Reasons Assessing Governance Matters for Forests and People

  • Equity & Governance
  • Forests
  • deforestation
Conducting an analysis of governance strengths and weaknesses can be a critical first step towards advancing forest governance reforms. Photo Credit: World Bank, Flickr
  • Equity & Governance
  • Forests
  • deforestation
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Forests cover roughly 98 percent of Equatorial Guinea's national land area. Photo credit: Pascal Duoard, WRI
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • mapping

Strengthening Cameroon’s Forest Governance: 3 Key Challenges for Cameroon’s REDD+ Process

  • Climate
  • Forests
  • environmental democracy
  • public participation
  • deforestation
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • environmental democracy
  • public participation
  • deforestation
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3 Ways to Achieve Zero Tropical Deforestation by 2020

  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • commodities
  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • commodities

Saving the World's Forests: A Technology Revolution to Curb Illegal Logging

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • mapping
Our future is inextricably linked to forests. The social and economic benefits they provide are essential to realizing a sustainable century. Photo credit: CIFOR, Flickr 2008
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • mapping

5 Lessons for Sustaining Global Forests

  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • public participation
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • public participation