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Halting deforestation from agricultural value chains: the role of governments

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) | This paper summarizes the current state of concepts and approaches for addressing deforestation in…

Type of ecosystem: Forests

A silvopastoral approach to managing and restoring drylands

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) | Trees in dryland forests and wooded areas provide key ecosystem services such as animal feed,…

Type of ecosystem: Grasslands, Shrublands and Savannahs

The number of tree species on Earth

Crowther Lab | The researchers used large global datasets to map millions of individual trees and tens of…

Type of ecosystem: Forests

THE POST-2020 GLOBAL BIODIVERSITY FRAMEWORK PROPOSAL ON TARGET 2 ON ECOSYSTEM RESTORATION FOR RIVERS

World Wildlife Fund | To achieve the overall goal of reversing biodiversity loss, it is crucial to highlight the role…

Type of ecosystem: Freshwaters

Forestry in the Gambia: A Climate Adaptation Case Study

UN Environment Programme | The UN Environment Programme is helping the government of Gambia to adapt to climate change with a…

Type of ecosystem: Farmlands, Forests, Freshwaters, Grasslands, Shrublands and Savannahs, Mountains, Oceans and coasts, Peatlands

Good practice brief: South-South Cooperation for Upscaling Nature Based Solutions for Climate Adaptation

UN Environment Programme, Global Environment Facility | This Special Climate Change Fund (SCCF) project is a flagship initiative for South-South…

Type of ecosystem: Grasslands, Shrublands and Savannahs, Mountains, Oceans and coasts

Lessons Learned: Ecosystem-based Adaptation and an Integrated Resilient Rice Model in Madagascar

UN Environment Programme | In 2012, the Government of Madagascar secured funding from the Adaptation Fund to reduce the…

Type of ecosystem: Farmlands, Forests

Mountain Resilience: Torrent Catchment Restoration in the Pamir Mountains of Afghanistan

UN Environment Programme | Afghanistan is a country of dramatic landscapes, but life can be harsh for communities living in…

Type of ecosystem: Mountains

Lessons Learned: Climate Adaptation in Tanzania with Ecosystem Restoration & Flood Defence Infrastructure

UN Environment Programme | In 2012, the Government of Tanzania secured funding from the Adaptation Fund and the Global…

Type of ecosystem: Oceans and coasts