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Global Landscapes Forum: The Investment Case (10 June, London)

Private and public sectors to meet on sustainable finance roadmap

The capital exists­—but how can we make it flow into the green? “The Investment Case” brings together more than 20 organizations from business, finance and government to remove investment roadblocks and bring existing pilots up to scale.

  • From financial tools to risk management, click here to see where the finance world wants to move.

2015 Global Landscapes Forum (5-6 December, Paris)

Partners and participants are planning for Paris … are you?

With SDGs and a global climate deal shaping up, will this year be a breakthrough for sustainability? More than 100 organizations at 2015 Global Landscapes Forum will have their say on land use.

  • Find your space: Submit an expression of interest to host a Discussion Forum, Pavilion, Launchpad and more.
  • Combined expertise: Main Forum partners announced

Coordinating partners:

Implementing partners:

In this expert blog, UNEP finance expert Iain Henderson argues in favor of revisiting old rules as part of new REDD+ strategies. He notes that subsidies for commodities driving deforestation are up to 164 times higher than the funds flowing into national REDD+ programs.

  • REDD+ and the private sector. Read how one enterprise is turning REDD+ into an investible entity – building on bamboo, not just carbon.

A systematic review by CIFOR examined 14,000 peer-reviewed articles but uncovered only 30 documented case studies of ‘landscape approaches’. Now they are turning to gray literature such as field reports to feed into their online map.

  • Infographic: 104 integrated landscape initiatives were identified in Latin America and the Caribbean – click here for the where, who and how.
  • Measuring outcomes: A new training manual helps educators to run effective courses on monitoring and evaluation (M&E) from an integrated landscape perspective. Learn more here.

The need to foster green business through private sector investments in sustainable landscapes was a central topic during last week’s Tropical Landscapes Summit in Jakarta. For more messages and news from the Summit, see CIFOR’s video wrap up and blogs.

As deforestation continues and climate change looms, Wageningen University is offering a summer course that looks at restoration and privatization in land use sectors. Learn more here.


More about our events

2015 Global Landscapes Forum Flyer

Global Landscapes Forum: The Investment Case (10 June, London)



Forest Ecosystems and REDD+ in Zambia

Deforestation-free commitments – An application to Indonesia

M&E training manual for landscapes

Carbon Pools And Multiple Benefits Of Mangroves In Central Africa

Climate change mitigation and adaptation for Biodiversity Targets in China

Review protocol: Forest, trees and food security in humid and dry forest landscapes

Review protocol: Improved livelihoods and environmental outcomes in community-managed forests

Integrated landscapes approaches in the tropics – how effective are they?

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