• 03 June 2021
  • 11:15-12:00

The Roots of Restoration: Sustainability through community-based forest landscape restoration

Degraded landscapes threaten the livelihood of the majority of rural populations. In years of implementing landscape restoration activities, it has become clear that embedding the interventions in the local communities is essential to the sustainability and success of such initiatives. A comprehensive participation of local stakeholders in the planning and implementation processes have a great potential to empower local structures and communities, especially women and youth, and become an irreplaceable core of ecosystem restoration.

GIZ and partners from its Forests4Future and Large-scale Forest Landscape Restoration (FLR) in Africa programme will showcase how initiatives such as the AFR100 and international FLR programs for restoring degraded landscapes must use this potential!

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