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20 June 2019 the Netherlands

New Methodology will fill knowledge gaps for transformative landscape finance

Collaborative landscape initiatives have demonstrated enormous potential to mobilize stakeholders across sectors, supporting them to work together toward shared objectives of landscape regeneration. This meets a wide range of human needs, economic goals and ecosystem objectives. However, implementing these partnerships is challenging. Perspectives, values and ways of working differ greatly among partners; in many cases there is a legacy of misunderstanding and distrust. Explicit strategies and tools are needed to overcome the resulting tendency for stalemate and conflict.

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17 June 2019 the Netherlands

Towards a Rights-led Transformation of Sustainability - Global Landscapes Forum Bonn 2019

On 22-23 June 2019, stakeholders and audiences from across the world will come together in Bonn to zoom in on the transformative role of rights and rights-based approaches for securing a more just, sustainable and prosperous future for all. GLF Bonn 2019 will explore the essential contributions of Indigenous peoples, local communities, and rural and Indigenous women and youth in achieving the SDGs and the Paris Agreement.

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17 June 2019 the Netherlands

Shift required towards more integrated view on finance and impact

Continuing the interview series on inclusive landscape finance, we hear from Marthe Tollenaar and MaryKate Bullen of New Forests, an Australia-based fund management company with more than A$5 billion invested in sustainable leading-edge forestry, land management, and conservation projects in the Asia-Pacific region and the United States.

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13 June 2019 Indonesia

Women’s business — selling water from the forest

Laman Satong is a small village located on the foot of two forested hills in West Kalimantan, Indonesia. The forests are formally owned by the government, but in 2011 the community successfully applied for a so-called village forest permit, giving them the legal right to sell forest products for a period of 35 years.

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06 June 2019 Indonesia

Village forests in an oil palm landscape: can they co-exist?

By applying for a village forest permit, the villagers of Laman Satong in West Kalimantan prevented their forest from being converted into an oil palm plantation. But they did not ban oil palm completely.

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03 June 2019 

Los productos financieros deben ajustarse para satisfacer mejor las necesidades de las empresas forestales comunitarias

Continuando con la serie de entrevistas sobre financiamiento inclusivo del paisaje, tres miembros de la Asociación de Comunidades Forestales del Petén (ACOFOP) Guatemala comparten sus percepciones con Bas Louman de Tropenbos International.

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