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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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How Local Data Is Accelerating Land Restoration in Ethiopia

  • data
  • restoration
  • climate impacts
A green, hilly landscape in Lalibela, Ethiopia
  • data
  • restoration
  • climate impacts
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Restoring Ethiopia's Ecosystems Can Support Livelihoods and COVID-19 Recovery

  • coronavirus
  • Water Security
  • natural infrastructure
  • restoration
  • Forest and Landscape Restoration
A degraded landscape in Ethiopia under a cloudy sky.
  • coronavirus
  • Water Security
  • natural infrastructure
  • restoration
  • Forest and Landscape Restoration
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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 Sustainability in Cocoa Production, Both Countries and Companies Need to Commit

  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • Business
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
Cacao farmer in Colombia. Flickr/World Bank Photo Collection
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • Business
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
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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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Goldman Prize Winner Alfred Brownell Stopped Palm Oil Companies from Destroying Liberian Forests

  • Environmental Rights
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • environmental justice
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • low carbon development
Alfred Brownell on a street in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Environmental Rights
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • environmental justice
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • low carbon development
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For Small Businesses in Africa, Climate Resilience Is an Economic Opportunity

  • Equity
  • Climate Resilience
  • Sustainable Development Goal 1
  • restoration
  • Business
Herders with cattle in Tigray, Ethiopia. Mohammed Bakarr / GEF
  • Equity
  • Climate Resilience
  • Sustainable Development Goal 1
  • restoration
  • Business
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Malawi is Putting its Money Where its Forests Are

  • Forests
  • restoration
Malawian youth in garden
  • Forests
  • restoration
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Farmers who just bought Safi Sarvi fertilizer
  • Business
  • restoration
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Cleaner-Burning Fuels at Kenyan Schools Feed Students and Protect Forests

  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • biofuels
  • illegal logging
Kenya has lost 9 percent of its forests since 2000. Photo by pxhere
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • biofuels
  • illegal logging

Places to Watch: 3 Forests Experiencing Rapid Clearing Right Now

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • agriculture
  • commodities
Mountain gorilla
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • agriculture
  • commodities
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Tracking Deforestation in DRC's Forest Concessions Is Complicated

  • Forests
  • commodities
  • deforestation
Road near the village of Ilanga in the DRC. Photo by Molly Bergen
  • Forests
  • commodities
  • deforestation
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Restored landscapes now thrive across Niger. Credit: Gray Tappan/USGS
  • Forests
  • restoration
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Disaster-Focused Headlines from the Congo Often Hide Signs of Progress

  • Equity
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • land rights
Ilanga, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • land rights
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PODCAST: How an App Saves Chimpanzees in Uganda

  • forest monitoring
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
Rangers using Forest Watcher.
  • forest monitoring
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
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Minister of Environment Hon. Vincent Biruta at a restoration project in Rwanda.
  • restoration

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