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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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Smarter Farm Subsidies Can Drive Ecosystem Restoration

  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • deforestation
  • food security
A farmer planting trees alongside farm crops in Kenya.
  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • deforestation
  • food security
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Des Subventions Agricoles Plus Efficientes Peuvent Favoriser la Restauration des Ecosystèmes

  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • food security
A farmer planting trees alongside farm crops in Kenya.
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • food security
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Pressing Questions About Ecosystem Restoration, Answered

  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • deforestation
  • Ocean
  • COP26
Farmer tends to a seaweed farm in Nusa Penida, Indonesia
  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • deforestation
  • Ocean
  • COP26
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Just 7 Commodities Replaced an Area of Forest Twice the Size of Germany Between 2001 and 2015

  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
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Progress Must Speed Up to Protect and Restore Forests by 2030

  • fires
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • restoration
  • global forest watch
A pile of logs on the side of a road.
  • fires
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • restoration
  • global forest watch
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Climate Action Must Progress Far Faster to Achieve 1.5 C Goal

  • electric mobility
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate science
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Forests
  • industry
  • renewable energy
coal-fired power plant
  • electric mobility
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate science
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Forests
  • industry
  • renewable energy
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The Road to Restoration: 3 Steps For Transforming Landscapes

  • forest monitoring
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • Forests
People working on land restoration.
  • forest monitoring
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • Forests
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The Causes and Effects of Soil Erosion, and How to Prevent It

  • Forests
  • land use
  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • food security
A plum orchid planted in dry soil as a result of drought.
  • Forests
  • land use
  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • food security

Will Mexico’s Growing Avocado Industry Harm Its Forests?

  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
Avocado
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
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4 Ways Farmers Can Adapt to Climate Change and Generate Income

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Climate Resilience
  • agriculture
  • restoration
Farmers working on an integrated system in a farm in Paraiba Valley, Sao Paulo. The system combines crops (a native species similar to potato and corn) with palm trees. Photo by Bruno Calixto/WRI Brasil
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Climate Resilience
  • agriculture
  • 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 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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Forests in the IPCC Special Report on Land Use: 7 Things to Know

  • Food
  • Forests
  • climate science
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • climate change
Amazon basin forest
  • Food
  • Forests
  • climate science
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • climate change
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7 Things to Know About the IPCC’s Special Report on Climate Change and Land

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Sustainable Development Goal 12
  • climate science
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food Loss and Waste
Madagascar deforestation
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Sustainable Development Goal 12
  • climate science
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food Loss and Waste
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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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A New Tool Can Help Root Out Deforestation from Complex Supply Chains

  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • Business
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • mapping
Oil palm
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • Business
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • mapping
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The Data Revolution Hasn't Yet Hit Agriculture

  • data
  • Business
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • Forests
Farmer harvests wheat in Mojo, Ethiopia. Photo by Peter Lowe/CIMMYT
  • data
  • Business
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • Forests

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