World Forestry Congress 2015

Forests and People: Investing in a Sustainable Future

7 - 11 September 2015, Durban, South Africa
Wednesday | 12:45 – 14:15 | Meeting Room 11CDE

Toward a roadmap for sustainable landscape investments at scale: Inputs from forestry science


The capital is ready. The project ideas are there. It’s time to scale up.

In this interactive side event, we will build on outcomes from “The Global Landscapes Forum: The Investment Case”, held earlier this year in London.

Together, we will work toward creating a roadmap to connect the potential US$200–300 billion in available funds from private investment to researchers, foresters, and farmers on the ground.

Forestry experts from research and policy are invited to provide feedback and connect their knowledge and initiatives to the draft roadmap.

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Organizers:



Presenting:

Ivo Mulder, UNEP

Moderator

Andrew Wardell, CIFOR
Presentation:
"Connecting smallholder to sustainable finance"

Angela Falconer, CPI
Presentation:
"Knowledge for financing sustainable value chains"

Iain Henderson, UNEP FI
Presentation:
"Understanding the financial framework"

Gerhard Dieterle, World Bank
Presentation:
"Making public - private partnerships work through better land use knowledge "

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