Videos: Plenary

“Voices of the Landscapes” Plenary

17 Jan 2019

Over the course of recent decades, communities across different cultural, ecological and political contexts have put into action innumerable restoration and sustainable management efforts and techniques, proving that local communities and indigenous peoples are crucial to improving the health of landscapes across the globe. Initiatives led by or involving local and indigenous groups have showcased […]

Jyotsna Puri: Keynote speech at GLF Bonn 2018

20 Dec 2018

It is becoming increasingly clear that innovative financial opportunities and instruments that fund sustainable forest and land management and restoration are a key part of the sustainable landscape recipe, and particularly those that are aimed at smallholders and sustainable value chains. In this Plenary, financial experts will discuss how to shift efforts and focus away […]

GLF Bonn 2018: Mobilizing collective action plenary

10 Dec 2018

Bringing together leaders from some of the world’s most impacting environmental institutions, this plenary will show how it is possible to work in tandem with others to change landscapes, challenging the audience to consider how they can leverage their own spheres to do the same. Building on the practical actions of the Voices from the […]

Plenary: Finance

7 Dec 2018

It is becoming increasingly clear that innovative financial opportunities and instruments that fund sustainable forest and land management and restoration are a key part of the sustainable landscape recipe, and particularly those that are aimed at smallholders and sustainable value chains. In this Plenary, financial experts will discuss how to shift efforts and focus away […]

Youth Plenary: Creating our Shared Future

5 Dec 2018

Although young people represent diverse stakeholder groups – rural and urban, formally educated and not, privileged and underprivileged, researchers and young professionals, foresters and farmers– youth share a vested interest in addressing complex intergenerational issues and ensuring the sustainable use of global landscapes, both in the future and right now. Young people today are harnessing […]

Plenary: Collaborative Leadership

5 Dec 2018

The increasing complexity of landscapes requires novel forms of leadership – leadership that crosses sectors and traditional hierarchies, bringing together different landscape actors in a way that prizes their diversity and is attentive to all needs. Landscapes know no boundaries; the leadership that governs them should be similarly holistic. The Collaborative Leadership Plenary will bring […]

Plenary: Action on the ground

5 Dec 2018

From a start-up entrepreneur taking on Germany’s second-largest energy provider to save a forest to a UNCCD expert who knows all the ins and outs of some of the world’s largest climate and development funds, this plenary brings together an array of speakers who sit at the intersection of different sectors and landscapes, and are […]

Satya S. Tripathi – Closing Plenary 2018

4 Dec 2018

Looking forward to 2019 and beyond, the GLF is quickly gaining momentum in its mission to create landscapes that are not only more productive, profitable, equitable and resilient but also securing the benefits and rights of the people within them. We will take this opportunity to announce the GLF’s calendar and intentions for the new […]

Koketso – Closing Plenary GLF Bonn 2018

4 Dec 2018

Looking forward to 2019 and beyond, the GLF is quickly gaining momentum in its mission to create landscapes that are not only more productive, profitable, equitable and resilient but also securing the benefits and rights of the people within them. We will take this opportunity to announce the GLF’s calendar and intentions for the new […]