Videos

Richard Eba’a Atyi – GLF Accra 2019

30 Oct 2019

Richard Eba’a Atyi has more than 25 years of experience working in forestry, especially in tropical forest management planning, forest economics, forest certification and forestry institutions. He has a Masters of Science in Forestry from Oregon State University, USA, and a PhD in forest resources management and economics from Wageningen University, Netherlands. Prior to joining […]

Digital Summit: Land Tenure Reform in Africa and its Implication to Landscape Restoration on the Continent

30 Oct 2019

In the last two decades, land reform has been carried out in many African countries. This GLF Digital Summit focuses on the impact of these policies on land tenure and resource management, and their perception by local residents in both rural and urban settings. From case studies from Rwanda, Ethiopia and Ghana, what factors are […]

The Queen’s Speech – Her Royal Highness Sylvia Nagginda at GLF Accra 2019

30 Oct 2019

Her Royal Highness the Nnabagereka of Buganda, who is Queen consort of the King of Buganda, Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II, is a traditional leader and an ardent advocate of human development rooted in cultural values. Her Royal Highness is the first Queen in the history of the Kingdom Buganda, which is the largest, to […]

Akosua Frema Osei Opare – GLF Accra 2019

30 Oct 2019

Akosua Frema Osei-Opare is a development consultant and a labour and employment expert, with 40 years of experience in these fields. She was a lecturer at the University of Ghana, Legon, from 1976-1982; Consultant for the United Nations in the ‘Women in Fisheries’ programme in Uganda, Ethiopia, Congo, Kenya and Namibia. She was also Deputy […]

DJ Switch – GLF Accra 2019

30 Oct 2019

Erica Armah-Bra Bulu Tandoh who just turned 11, also known as DJ Switch from Ghana has already made a name for herself after spinning for just two years. Erica, the only daughter to her parents with four siblings is so eloquent, vocal and confident thus puts so much attitude in her works and her energy […]

Interactive Session: Harnessing Indigenous Knowledge to Address Climate Change – Lessons Learned from Around the World

12 Jun 2019

The World Bank and Climate Investment Funds (CIF) will disseminate the findings from a just completed study entitled “Contribution of Traditional Knowledge and Technologies to Climate Solutions”. The report draws on case studies from across the World Bank that demonstrate tested approaches by Indigenous people and local communities for tackling climate risks and makes a […]

Interactive Session: Burning Money in Landscapes? – Firefighting the Economic and Ecologic Damages of Bushfires

12 Jun 2019

Right now and linked with the current events in Brazil and Siberia, fire is at the centre of the political and media attention. But fire is not always a devastating phenomenon: in different regions of the world, bushfires have been used by indigenous communities as a rangeland management tool during centuries. Based on evidence from […]

Workshop: Removing the Blinders – Shifting Mindsets Through Connected Thinking for Better Landscapes

12 Jun 2019

Integrated Landscape Management for inclusive and sustainable development puts specific places and people living in them in the centre. Involved stakeholders on landscape level have various needs and sometimes even conflicting interests. At the same time actors in a landscape may have innovative ideas, all of them carry relevant knowledge and many have access to […]

Interactive Session: Restoring Forests, Restoring Communities: How Secure Resource Rights Help Communities in Africa Restore Forests and Build Local Economies

12 Jun 2019

Much of the forest estate in the global south is owned and directly managed by governments. State ownership of forests upon which communities rely can restrict the ability of local people to participate in decisions about how forests should be used and benefits shared. This interactive session features research from Madagascar and Tanzania on how […]

Launchpad: Scaling Up the High Conservation Value (HCV) Approach

12 Jun 2019

A new guidance document and methodology for using the HCV approach in landscape and jurisdictional settings will be launched at GLF Accra. This guide was developed in collaboration with Network Members and HCV experts and with support from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), and it applies to any context across […]