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2025 RESTORATION STEWARDS PROGRAM & GLFx CHAPTERS

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The climate crisis is already ravaging landscapes and livelihoods, but it’s not too late to act: all across the globe, people are fighting back by restoring ecosystems and working with local communities to adapt.

To support those efforts, we’re opening applications for the 2025 Restoration Stewards program and new GLFx chapters. If you’re a young restoration practitioner or a community-based organization and you’d like to scale up the impact of your landscape projects, this opportunity is for you!

Apply by Sunday, 28 July 2024, 23:59 CEST (UTC+2).

Unsure whether to apply as a Restoration Steward or a GLFx chapter? Take the quick eligibility test at the bottom of the page and see which opportunity suits you best!

2025 Restoration Stewards Program

Are you a young restoration practitioner ready to scale your project?

Apply if you are:

  • A young, ambitious restoration practitioner between the ages of 18 and 35.
  • Leading or part of a youth-led and youth-driven team.
  • Working on an ecosystem restoration project for oceans, wetlands, peatlands, mountains, forests, drylands or rangelands.

As a Restoration Steward, you will get:

  • EUR 5,000 in funding to support your restoration project;
  • Mentorship opportunities with our  global network of experts;
  • Spotlighting opportunities through GLF platforms and media outreach;
  • Capacity development opportunities, including workshops and the Landscape Academy.

2025 GLFx Chapters

Are you a local NGO working towards sustainable landscapes?

Apply if you are:

  • Representing a locally-led organization in Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean.
  • Leading or part of a registered NGO led by local people, and embodying values of diversity and inclusion (gender, Indigenous people, youth).
  • Working to promote sustainable land use at the local level to boost food security, livelihoods and biodiversity.

If selected to join the  GLFx network, you will get access to:

  • Exclusive funding opportunities;
  • Networking and peer-to-peer learning  with other chapters;
  • Connection with the GLF network of charter members;
  • Training opportunities, including workshops and the Landscape Academy.

For questions:

Restoration Stewards Program

Eirini Sakellari

Youth Coordinator

E.Sakellaricifor-icraf[dot]org

GLFx Chapters

Ana Yi Soto

GLFx Coordinator

A.Yisotocifor-icraf[dot]org

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