- Many of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) retain a sectorial focus; however, emphasis is placed on the need for integration across goals and targets.
- Given that there are inherent synergies and trade-offs embedded throughout, applying sectorial approaches to achieving the SDGs will likely be ineffective.
- Integrated landscape approaches offer significant potential as an implementing framework for addressing interlinked and conflicting challenges.
- This brief identifies where the current set of goals would benefit from a landscape approach and to what degree, and presents key recommendations.
Topic: landscape, development, conservation
Series: CIFOR Policy Brief no. 1
Publisher: Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Bogor, Indonesia
Publication Year: 2015Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.