The Trillion Trees initiative and major corporations are looking to invest in tree-planting. TerraMatch connects these investors with trusted local experts who grow trees responsibly and at scale.
WRI's new TerraMatch platform connects millions of dollars to projects that grow trees the right way.
The COVID-19 pandemic is having a devastating impact on food supply chains. In Africa, restoration entrepreneurs are adapting their businesses to provide essential services while preventing food waste and promoting sustainable food production .
Join us for the beta launch of TerraMatch, a new online platform that connects people who grow trees the right way with ambitious funders.
Congress could immediately create hundreds of thousands of jobs while advancing a cleaner economy by investing in restoring trees. Jobs on tree planting crews, in nurseries, and as foresters are literally “shovel-ready,” and support the single largest near-term opportunity for carbon dioxide removal at scale in the United States.
This webinar will help entrepreneurs whose businesses restore land understand how they can access reliable funding.
Whether you're planting one tree or one trillion, it helps to pick the right species for the right location, monitor its growth and understand the social landscape.
Soil is eroding more quickly than it is being formed. Sustainable land management can help control soil erosion, protect watersheds and reduce carbon emissions.
During the 2010s governments and companies set unprecedented commitments to curb deforestation, but have fallen short. As the 2020s begin, here's what has changed for forests and what to look for in an uncertain new era.
Countries that rely on agricultural exports need to start thinking now about how they can protect that trade by boosting agricultural resilience to climate impacts.
This guide supplements, as a sector module, the overarching guide, Enhancing NDCs: A Guide to Strengthening National Climate Plans by 2020 (Fransen et al. 2019), and will assist countries in enhancing their NDCs with clearer and more tangible forest and land-use sector contents.
While the Amazon is often in the news, it is not the only rainforest in Brazil, nor the only one worth protecting. Restoring the country's Atlantic Forest could be just as important.
Indigenous peoples and other local communities have long argued that they play a central role in safeguarding more than half the world’s land, including much of its forests. The world’s leading climate scientists now agree.
A new IPCC report found there could be significant benefits to land-based carbon removal, such as through afforestation and restoration. But if deployed incorrectly, these strategies could create greater pressures on land and compromise food security and ecosystem health.
The latest IPCC report finds that while land sequesters almost a third of human-caused carbon dioxide emissions, it will be impossible to limit temperature rise to safe levels without fundamentally changing the way the world produces food and manages land.
Forests are essential for lives and livelihoods. As these benefits become better understood and valued, investors in sustainable forestry are seeing financial returns that outperform investments in conventional timber.
African entrepreneurs are developing innovative solutions to address development issues in a climate challenged world. At this World Bank Civil Society Forum side event, WRI, the Wallace Global Fund and DOEN Foundation bring together a panel of experts to discuss the challenges faced by these entrepreneurs and the ecosystem changes that must take place to create change at scale.
As climate impacts like drought and extreme rain hit parts of Africa, entrepreneurs are finding ways to climate-proof their land and agricultural businesses. Two companies at the recent Land Accelerator in Nairobi explain what adaptation measures they are taking.
Bamboo isn't native to Malawi, but it could help the country adapt to mosquito outbreaks and other climate change impacts.