14 March 2019 the Netherlands

Key pointers for an ambitious EU action plan against deforestation

An EU Deforestation Action Plan is a unique opportunity for strong, legislative and other measures to help combat deforestation in the EU’s importation, production and consumption of agrocommodities.

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11 March 2019 the Netherlands

Strengthening producer organizations is key to making finance inclusive and effective

As part of the “Innovative finance for sustainable landscapes” interview series, the International Institute for Environment and Development’s (IIED) Forest Team Leader Duncan Macqueen spoke with Tropenbos International’s Nick Pasiecznik on increasing finance and investment in sustainable forestry and farming for smallholders.

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04 March 2019 the Netherlands

UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration 2021-2030

Press release UN Environment and FAO - The UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, declared on Friday 1 March 2019 by the UN General Assembly, aims to massively scale up the restoration of degraded and destroyed ecosystems as a proven measure to fight the climate crisis and enhance food security, water supply and biodiversity.

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17 January 2019 the Netherlands

Making connections: New funding opens dialogue on landscape approach efforts

Over the past six years, conversations on sustainable forest management activities focused on transforming the way the international community addresses poverty, food insecurity, climate change and biodiversity loss have coalesced into the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) movement.

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08 January 2019 Indonesia

Joint management of the Essential Ecosystem Area Orangutan Corridor in West Kalimantan, Indonesia will guarantee protection, preservation and sustainable use of the area

The Essential Ecosystem Area (KEE) Orangutan Corridor in Sungai Putri - Gunung Tarak - Gunung Palung Landscape in Indonesia will be jointly managed by nine instances including governmental and non-governmental institutions, and oil and mining concessions. The joint management aims at the protection, preservation and sustainable use of the KEE.

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28 November 2018 the Netherlands

Inclusive Finance and Business Engagement Pavilion at GLF 2018

During the Global Landscape Forum (GLF) Bonn 2018 the Inclusive Finance and Business Engagement Pavilion took place. The pavilion hosted interactive workshops, discussions, and networking events on several key theme as barriers to scaling investment in smallholders and SMFEs; opportunities and challenges for certification and standards in landscapes; and tools and modalities for cultivating sustainable enterprises within landscapes.

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