GLF September Highlights

Registration for GLF Bonn is open! Help switch commitments into action

Don’t miss the opportunity to take part in our annual Global Landscapes Forum in Bonn and “reignite the flame” of collective action for sustainable landscapes worldwide. We expect 2,000 participants from across sectors, representing more than 100 countries to come together in Bonn and thousands more to join online, all sharing their knowledge, success stories and recommendations to overcome the sustainability changes ahead.
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Want to participate? You’re not short on choice
Host a Discussion Forum. We’ll provide you with all you need to share your knowledge with the world, engage with key stakeholders and reach out to millions of people.

Give a Landscape Talk on something a billion people need to hear about. Inspire a global grassroots movement!

Do you have exciting discoveries, projects or initiatives to share with global media? Host a Launchpad and have the world hear about it through the GLF.

Run a side event at GLF or the week before, alongside the famous Christmas market in Bonn.

Set up your own thematic pavilion or a booth within one of the GLF themed pavilions, host discussions, presentations, showcase your knowledge and build a community around your hub.

Deadline for all options: 15 October 2018.
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For all information and queries about the 2018 GLF Bonn conference, please contact Ms. Nevena Bakalar at
Will you be at COP24? Attend the first GLF climate in landscapes event!
The GLF Climate Action in the Landscape event, the first of its kind, will focus on climate change and discuss the links between landscapes and the issues on the table at the climate negotiations. You’ll have the chance to engage with key stakeholders from science and academia, civil society, indigenous peoples and government for half a day, on December 9. More information to come! For details, please contact Ms. Nevena Bakalar at
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Scholarships available for our International Governance course
Always wanted to learn about integrated landscape approaches? Then this is your chance! Our famous international course on Landscape Governance, running between   1-12 April 2019 is now open for applications. Scholarships are available if applied for before October 10th, so you’d better be fast!
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Donate to grassroots landscape restoration in Africa
The GLF and UN Goodwill Ambassador Rocky Dawuni just launched a crowdfunding initiative to ensure the local restoration heroes present at GLF Nairobi can continue to build on their successes across the continent. Your contribution will help multiply and scale up the initiatives showcased in Nairobi  and secure the future of African communities taking the lead on landscape restoration.
Contribute here
Recent restoration success stories on Landscape News
So what happened in Nairobi? The thrill is still on!
More than a 1,000 participants gathered at the UN Office in Nairobi and over 13,000 more tuned in live to hear some of Africa’s most exciting landscape restoration stories. GLF Nairobi reached about 26 million people on social media channels, triggering close to 20,000 likes, comments and retweets, while media stories from the GLF reached over 8 million people worldwide.

Were you part of GLF Nairobi? Tell us how we can improveTake the survey.

GLF Nairobi delegates and Central American countries backed the UN Decade of Ecosystem Restoration.

Rocky Dawuni was named UN Goodwill Ambassador and called for a movement around landscape restoration.

Historic Voices of the Landscapes plenary put community restoration lessons into the spotlight.

GLF Nairobi Media Workshop brought together 23 journalists from across Africa, Guyana and Germany for an intensive course in landscape restoration.

Nearly 100 young restoration champions attended the GLF Youth Workshop and drafted an action plan to 2020 for collective action across Africa. Uncover how they shaped the plan.
Follow up on GLF Nairobi
Participate in upcoming digital summits on landscape restoration and sustainable land management. Check for updates and sign up.
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Listen to youth delegates at GLF Nairobi discuss how to bring Africa’s landscapes back to health.
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The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) works to improve food security and reduce poverty in developing countries through research for better and more sustainable use of livestock. ILRI is a CGIAR research centre – part of a global research partnership for a food-secure future.
In this section GLF features one of its many partner organizations, sharing highlights of their work. If you are a partner organization and want to showcase your work for a global audience, please get in touch at
We have connected 3,800 organizations, 95,000 people from over 148 countries and reached almost 115 million people online. Our goal is to reach 1 billion people and build sustainable landscapes that are more productive, profitable, equitable and resilient. Help us get there. By sponsoring GLF, your organization will reach 90 million people online this year through GLF’s digital edition, including webinars and social media.
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Check out our job postings across GLF, CIFOR and partners, updated on a monthly basis.
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HELP SHAPE THE FUTURE OF THE GLF:Take the survey now (English/French/Spanish)

The Global Landscape Forum is a global movement of engaged partners aiming to accelerate positive, transformational changes in the landscapes towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals and Paris climate agenda. With this survey, the GLF seeks to gather views, perspectives and interests from a range of stakeholders and target groups. Your answers will provide guidance in shaping the GLF’s strategic direction and agenda over the next few years.

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