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Major step forward with UN Decade on Restoration
Agriculture intensification has fed the world, but are we healthier?
GLF Kyoto and GLF Bonn – participate in person and online around the world
CIFOR and GLF salute U.N. Decade on Ecosystem Restoration

The landmark Decade on Ecosystem Restoration 2021-2030 declared by the United Nations to accelerate the restoration of degraded ecosystems, marks the start of a promising chapter for landscapes.

Learn more about CIFOR’s work on restoration here.

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CIFOR and Indonesia renew contract to deliver cutting edge forests research

Indonesia will continue to be host and heart of cutting-edge forests research, after its government and CIFOR signed a memorandum of understanding last month. CIFOR Director-General, Robert Nasi, committed to supporting Indonesia’s ‘game-changing’ social forestry policies, as well as national and international commitments, such as the Paris Agreement and Sustainable Development Goals.

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FORESTS NEWS
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Agriculture intensification has fed the world. But are we healthier?

In the 1960s, new monocropping technologies rapidly ramped up farming output. This came at a cost to the diversity of the world’s diets. Though the number of people going hungry has dramatically reduced, two billion are suffering from micronutrient deficiencies and a further two billion adults are classed as overweight or obese. Is it time for a food system overhaul?

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Oil palm smallholders expanding
into peatlands
A new study overturns assumptions that industry is solely to blame for peatland conversion into oil palm plantations. It’s a lucrative business, which locals are increasingly being lured into
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Transformation in the patriarchy
In Kenya’s Rift Valley, an ambassador for community water management and gender inclusion is determined to make changes in her community, despite getting attacked for her work
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EVENTS
Global Landscapes Forum Kyoto 2019: Join the Conversation

At GLF Kyoto experts will come together on 13 May in the hall where the Kyoto Protocol was signed two decades ago for dynamic discussions to identify solutions to the climate challenge, alongside the 49th session of the IPCC.

The Kyoto climate conversation will continue online in a special digital edition which will run from Southeast Asia to Africa and South America in all time zones. Learn how to participate here.

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Global Landscapes Forum Bonn 2019: Rights in the landscape

GLF Bonn taking place on June 22 and 23 midway through UN climate talks will focus on raising awareness on the role of women, indigenous groups and tenure in achieving the Paris Agreement and the SDGs. Join thousands in person in Bonn and/or the digital edition. Find out more here.

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Land and Poverty Conference 2019: Catalyzing Innovation
25 - 29 March 2019, NW Washington, United States.
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Open Science Meeting 2019 of the Global Land Programme
24 April 2019 - 26 Jun 2019, Bern, Switzerland.
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PUBLICATIONS
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Gender and formalization of native communities in the Peruvian Amazon
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Can ecosystem services certification enhance brand competitiveness of certified products?
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Towards a sustainable, participatory and inclusive wild meat sector
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