The U.N. Decade of Ecosystem Restoration is a game-changing initiative to massively ramp up restoration of degraded ecosystems and fight the climate crisis while enhancing and protecting food security, water supply and biodiversity. Collaboration and leveraging both evidence-based and traditional knowledge will be crucial as communities, governments and businesses around the world prepare to invest hundreds of billions of dollars in projects in the coming years.
Scientists from CIFOR-ICRAF have researched landscapes from the mangroves of Southeast Asia to the savannah of Africa, investigating the very problems that currently plague regions suffering from underproductive and damaged land. This session will highlight the role collaboration with stakeholders and knowledge play in supporting sustainable, equitable and productive landscapes.