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Unveiling of "Resilient Landscapes"
Working in the COVID-19 era
Landscape Heroes competition kicks off
Unveiling of "Resilient Landscapes"
CIFOR-ICRAF’s latest venture aims for nothing less than to radically transform how land is used and how food is produced. Resilient Landscapes, being launched on Sept. 29, will connect private and public investors, farmers and stakeholders and provide them with the tools, science and business cases for green investments that provide not only financial, but also social and environmental returns.
Working in the COVID-19 era: An unfailing commitment to forested landscapes

CIFOR-ICRAF scientists are learning to adapt to the new reality of COVID-19.

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Landscape Heroes competition kicks off

Nominate yourself, a community member or a community organization you know of or work with as the next Landscape Hero. The winner receives EUR 500 to support efforts and present the initiative at the #GLFBiodiversity digital conference, onboarding to the new GLFx platform, and more.

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Digital Forum: How to make tree planting successful
Can tree planting save the planet? Join over 2.700 participant at this exciting day-long digital forum on Sept. 29 when top international experts engage in debate. A key component of landscape restoration initiatives, trees are also fundamental to national and subnational strategies aimed at holding global warming at bay and meeting U.N. targets on climate, biodiversity and sustainable development.
 
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Must-attend biodiversity conference of 2020

GLF Biodiversity Digital Conference: One World - One Health on Oct. 28-29 is shaping up to feature a stellar line up of speakers, including CIFOR-ICRAF’s Tony Simons and Robert Nasi with leading scientists, EAT’s Gunhild Stordalen, U.N. CBD’s Elizabeth Mrema and more. Engage with 7,000+ attendees and 200+ speakers.

  • 4 plenaries, 20+ interactive sessions, 4+ launchpads
  • Talks on U.N. Decade on Ecosystem Restoration and post-2020 CBD Framework
  • Facilitated networking, documentary screenings, virtual tours
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FEATURE
What does a healthy diet have to do with trees?
Scientists embrace benefits of trees in landscapes for livelihoods and nutrition.
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FORESTS NEWS
Shaping up forest and landscape restoration
New approaches are needed to make conceptual restoration strategies more practical.
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Men in forests: New book shatters stereotypes
A new memoir suggests that the habits and practices of men warrant greater consideration.
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AGROFORESTRY NEWS
Regreening Africa’s seven-country baseline survey
A project in Africa has published a survey of the state of countries’ land restoration efforts.
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How trees affect regeneration
ICRAF and Wageningen University research in Burkina Faso and Ghana.
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RESEARCH SPOTLIGHT
Rethinking oil palm landscapes
OPAL is a collaborative research project led by ETH Zurich, including CIFOR, CIRAD, WWF, Pontifical Javeriana University, IPB University and EPFL Lausanne, consulting firm NES Naturaleza and several local grower associations.
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PODCAST
CIFOR-ICRAF’s most recent episode of ‘Let’s Talk Trees’ looks at how Indigenous communities, through local knowledge, management techniques and traditions passed down through generations, play a vital role in protecting the planet. At least a quarter of global land area is traditionally owned, managed, used or occupied by Indigenous Peoples who are using long-standing practices to manage landscapes. Tune in to find out more.
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EVENTS
Digital Forum: Can tree planting save our planet?
29 September, Online
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GLF Biodiversity Digital Conference: One World - One Health
28 - 29 October, Online
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4th International Conference on Global Food Security: Achieving local and global food security: at what cost?
6 - 9 December, Le Corum, Montpellier, France
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PUBLICATIONS
Researchers in Vietnam argue that accepted notions of the impact of labour migration on rural households need to be reconsidered.
 
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Summarize cases where natural regeneration is occurring in agricultural landscapes around the world and identify the socio-ecological factors that favor its development and affect its qualities, outcomes and persistence.
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Key findings and recommendations to enhance the enabling policy, legal and institutional environments that underpin increasing the scale of agroforestry in Sub-Saharan Africa
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A set of methods and tools designed at international level is expected to be transferred to the domestic level in many developing countries.
 
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Researchers have estimated carbon stock in tree biomass on pastures in Colombia, opening the way for other countries to follow to help mitigate the climate crisis.
 
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Competition among trees is an important driver of community structure and dynamics in tropical forests.
 
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Consultant for Final Evaluation for CIFOR’s ‘A Global Comparative Study for achieving effective, efficient and equitable REDD+ results’
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