Videos: Side Events

Book Launch: Transforming REDD+: Lessons and new directions

Constructive critique. This book provides a critical, evidence-based analysis of REDD+ implementation so far, without losing sight of the urgent need to reduce forest-based emissions to prevent catastrophic climate change. REDD+ as envisioned has not been tested at scale. Results-based payment, the novel feature of REDD+, has largely gone untested. International funding (both public and […]

Press conference: New global peatland research initiative

In the spirit of international, multi-stakeholder and multi-donor South-South cooperation, the International Tropical Peatland Center (ITPC) is built on the principle of true cross-sector collaboration and integration, building a resilient and holistic platform for science, policy and practice, and attracting the best minds working on research and practice in this field. The Center’s main objective […]

Digital Summit: Telling stories about landscapes – GLF Bonn 2018 Media Workshop

Insights from media and science Join our first GLF online Media workshop, pitch stories and win reporting prizes and reporting grants

Side Event 1: Territorial Development – Managing Landscapes for the Rural Future

In an era of globalization and intrinsically interlinked sustainable development targets of the Agenda 2030 we are confronted with dynamic trends like population growth, urbanisation, migration and climate change. All of them affect the functionality of landscapes and the livelihood of people living in them. It is time to better integrate sectoral focused development strategies […]

Side Event 2: The future of AFR100: Restoration opportunities for young people

The AFR100 side-event will discuss youth participation in AFR100 and how to enable young people to benefit from implementing FLR in terms of job opportunities and economic perspectives,giving a voice to young people from Africa and linking them to the global restoration agenda. This session will bring together a variety of stakeholders from different sectors […]

Side Event 3.1: High level South South Cooperation in action – Protecting Tropical Peatlands Together – a Triple win for the Climate, People and the Planet

The session “Protecting Tropical Peatlands Together – a Triple win for the Climate, People and the Planet” will delve into the collaboration of the Global Peatlands Initiative partners. We will highlight the importance of peatlands as a key and often overlooked ecosystem for climate change mitigation and adaptation, biodiversity conservation and ecosystem services. We will […]

Side Event 3.2: Lessons learned and best practices for the management of tropical peatlands: An inter-tropical dialogue

The session will be opened by HE Siti Nurbaya with an overview of Indonesian peat challenges and actions highlighting experiences from Indonesia, together with other actors in this country, as well as experiences from Botswana and Peru on the different angles that governments, private sector, and research institutes currently use to tackle multiple challenges to […]

Side Event 4: Bamboo for restoration and economic development

Bamboo and rattan have been variously described as ‘vegetal steel’, ‘green gold’ and ‘the wise man’s timber’. These plants combined have over 10,000 individual uses, providing a varied and sustainable source of income to people who harvest or make products from them. They are important resources, used for everything from poverty reduction to sustainable construction […]

Side Event 5: Scaling up SLM in the landscape: a framework for decision support

FAO and the World Overview of Conservation Approaches and Technologies (WOCAT) will present the Decision Support Framework (DSF) developed within the GEF/FAO project ‘decision support for mainstreaming and scaling out Sustainable Land Management (DS-SLM)’ which provides guidance to countries on scaling up SLM. This links Land Degradation (LD) & SLM assessment tools at different levels […]

Side Event 6: Redirect Private Capital towards “Deforestation-free” Commodity Production

This session will deepen the dialogue and learn from innovative solutions on how redirecting private capitals toward “deforestation-free” commodity production that promote sustainable land-use and forest protection, while meeting current and future challenges in relation to poverty, food security, climate and environmental issues. Background Forests have strong capabilities to sequester carbon, purify water and protect […]