Global Landscapes Forum Nairobi 2018: As it happened
On August 29-30, 13,380 people tuned in live to the Global Landscapes Forum in Nairobi, Kenya to connect, learn about and share Africa’s successful restoration stories and get inspired to act towards creating sustainable landscapes on the continent. Over the two month campaign period, we received more than 141,000 page views the GLF Nairobi website from 148 countries. Approximately 52,000,000 people were reached on social media, with more than 113,157 likes, comments, retweets and shares around the conversation. #GLFNairobi2018 trended on Twitter for 3 consecutive days during the event. Actors included African officials, international and non-governmental organizations, indigenous communities, finance and the private sector, youth and international artist Rocky Dawuni, all coming together to explore and learn from Africa’s success stories in bringing landscapes back to health.
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A wave of change is coming
Gender roles and implications for landscape restoration
Rocky Dawuni performs at GLF Nairobi 2018
Bioversity International’s Christopher Kettle on native tree diversity at GLF Nairobi 2018
Lawrence Afere – Why I chose sustainable farming over suit and tie
Global Landscapes Forum Nairobi 2018: The highlights
Restoration of degraded forests in Kenya (Discussion Forum 1)
The Bonn Challenge Barometer: Enabling reporting on action and progress (Discussion Forum 2)
Towards an action agenda on ecosystem restoration for increased resilience in Africa (Discussion Forum 3)
Revitalizing Regional Partnerships and Innovation for Agroforestry Commodity Value Chains in Africa: Lessons from Latin America and East Asia (Discussion Forum 4)
Social inclusion, equity and rights in the context of restoration – lessons from the ground (Discussion Forum 5)
The GLF Nairobi Photo Competition 2018
We received an overwhelming response from photographers from all over Africa: over 400 photos of exceptional quality, diversity, creativity and passion were submitted, collectively proving beyond any doubt the unique beauty of African landscapes and the grassroots determination to defend them.
Tarangire river from Tarangire National Park Arusha Tanzania
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