Videos

H. E. Mrs. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim – Opening Keynote Speech at GLF Bonn 2017....

20 Dec 2017...

H. E. Mrs. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, President of Mauritius, gave a keynote address focusing upon her perspective as an eminent scientist and President of an island where climate, lands, water and most importantly people matter. H. E. Mrs. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim share her sweeping vision of global development, how and why we need to change our approach […]

Karin Kemper -The future of the GLF....

20 Dec 2017...

Karin Kemper, Senior Director for the Environment and Natural Resources Global Practice at the World Bank, place the GLF and the pursuit for sustainable landscapes within a global agenda while defining the role of global institutions in addressing the world most pressing issues in a collaborative and inclusive way.

Restoring NW European peatlands through sustainable building material....

20 Dec 2017...

This session explore in detail the potential restoration of Peatlands and the benefits of so doing. This is a session rooted in practical examples, drawing on the work being done in Germany with the growing of Cattail, and a candid discussion of the scope of restoration. The speaker, Aldert van Weeren is Landscaper by profession […]

Crop diversity for a hot and crowded planet – Hannes Dempewolf....

20 Dec 2017...

This Talk focused on the importance of agricultural biodiversity for resilient food systems and more sustainable land use. The diversity of our crops is the biological foundation of food systems everywhere and a common heritage of humankind. Join The Crop Trust as they make the case for collective use of sustainable diversity and its preservation […]

Mangroves and Wetlands Ecosystem Management in Bangladesh – Dr. Shafi Noor Islam....

20 Dec 2017...

The Sundarbans (6017 km2) one of the largest productive mangrove forests wetland site located in the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna Rivers delta region. The coastal mangrove wetland is playing a potential role in balancing ecology and livelihoods of the coastal region. It is hotspot of mangrove biodiversity with 373 faunal and 324 floral species. Over 3.5 million inhabitants […]

Integrated landscapes approaches: From theory to practice – Terry Sunderland....

20 Dec 2017...

Integrated landscape approaches are regularly touted as a potential means to reconcile local socio-economic and global environmental challenges. The landscape represents an ideal scale at which to implement strategies and evaluate progress of initiatives designed towards more sustainable outcomes for both people and nature. As such, landscape approaches are increasingly acknowledged within global environmental policy […]

Land rights matter for landscape planning – Matt Sommerville....

20 Dec 2017...

Land and resource rights underpin the decisions that communities, investors and government make with respect to landscape conservation, conversion and restoration. This talk highlights USAID’s application of mobile tools to secure land and resource rights to achieve climate change mitigation and adaptation objectives across activities in Zambia, Burma, Vietnam, Ghana and Paraguay through its Tenure […]

GLF Digital Summit #5 ” What is the Landscape Approach?”....

18 Dec 2017...

This is the uncut recording from our fifth GLF Digital Summit: “What is the Landscape Approach?” In this Digital Summit, we explore how to define a landscape approach; how to best apply the approach in practice; and what is the appropriate spatial scale for implementation and analysis…. Background and speakers in this blogpost: http://events.globallandscapesforum.o…