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Cocoa agroforestry in the Brazilian Amazon Food security and livelihood development in an agricultural frontier. One of seven factsheets based on case studies from the IUCN publication Enhancing...
Sugarcane grower, SUSTAIN Initiative, Tanzania
IUCN is committed to gender equality. To support International Women's Day, the Water Programme compiled some of their most recent efforts to empower...
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In this blog, Li Jia, Forest Landscape Restoration Coordinator, IUCN Asia Regional Office reflects on her visit to Sulawesi Island, Indonesia and the...
Situated in Gorontalo Province, Tanjung Panjang lost around 40% of its coastal mangroves in the last 10 years due to illegal aquaculture expansion. To reverse the loss of mangrove forests, local NGOs...
When farmers and small land holders organise into producer groups to support both livelihoods and forests, remarkable things can happen to a...
Small producers organised into forest and farm producer organisations (FFPOs), cooperatives or associations can aggregate production and raise their profile among buyers while reaching economies of...
In mid-April, a host of producer organisations, NGOs, and governments convened a Forest and Farm Facility workshop in Guatemala to discuss regional...
A Latin America regional workshop structured for knowledge sharing and the exchange of successful organisational models regarding the integration of small scale producers, women, indigenous people...
Screenshot of Brazil agroforestry movie
Agroforestry is an excellent landscape-wide restoration option to benefit both people and the environment. It can, however, be somewhat of an...
Agroforestry manifests in a remarkable suite of techniques which can help people enhance the scope and long-term viability of rural livelihoods, restore degraded landscapes, and positively...
GLF London White Paper
On 6 June, 2016 at the Royal Society of London, IUCN hosts a session addressing 'Removing barriers for investing in forest landscape restoration:...
Several organisations including: AMATA, Symbiosis Investimentos, FONERWA, Clarmondial and IUCN's Global Forest and Climate Change Programme and Business and Biodiversity Programme are working...
Congo forest aerial
The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council has approved The Restoration Initiative (TRI) that will help 10 countries define and achieve...
Led by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), TRI will be implemented in partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the United Nations...
Cover of Forest and Farm Producer Organisations - Operating Systems for the SDGs
A joint Forest and Farm Facility (FFF) and International Family Forestry Alliance (IFFA) publication unveiled today at the European Development Days...
The new publication, Forest and Farm Producer Organizations – Operating Systems for the SDGs, is actually framed in the context of working toward SDGs and contends that producer organisations can and...
Villagers see tangible benefits from safeguarding forested lands ─ now they look to the future 
In mid-May, Russia’s Polistovsky Natural Reserve (PNR) convened a seminar of surrounding villagers and officials from regional protected areas to discuss the effectiveness of the Forest Law...
Guatemala Landscape
During the recent Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) in London, IUCN and several key partners explored some of the barriers to, and solutions for,...
With investment at the top of the agenda at the GLF, a special session from IUCN and partners used investment cases from Brazil, Rwanda and Tanzania to highlight a broad range of...
Bearded man next to river
Listen to indigenous voices talk about the productive value of forests
As part of their If Not Us Then Who? video series, Handcrafted Films produced an intriguing short video touching on the deep bonds between forests and certain Indigenous Peoples. This...

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