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No one-size fits all approach for Restoration in Brazil’s Atlantic Forest
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Brazil is one of the few tropical countries in the world with a national law that supports forest restoration in agricultural areas.  The ´Forest Code´
11 October 2018Featured, Science NewsBrazil
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Closely woven: water & carbon cycles
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Written by Rachel Cohen and Marie-Noëlle Keijzer. The different ecosystems on earth play a crucial role in absorbing CO2 emissions, regulating
24 September 2018Featured, Science News
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Setting the Standard for Forest and Landscape Restoration (FLR)
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“Governments need quality standards to know whether we are achieving FLR or not. We don’t want FLR to be fake news” explained Rafael Chaves of the Secretariat
21 September 2018Featured, Science News
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Restoring Forests and Landscapes: the key to a sustainable future
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Land degradation already negatively impacts the lives of 3.2 billion people across the globe. Halting and reversing this degradation through Forest and
30 August 2018Featured, Science News
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Interconnecting Forests, Water and People
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The International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) has published a new global scientific assessment highlighting the need for an integrated
20 August 2018Featured, Science News
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WeForest Joins AFR100 as Technical Partner
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The African Forest Landscape Restoration Initiative (AFR100) was started by the African Union to restore 100 million hectares of deforested and degraded
3 July 2018Featured, Science News
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Building Forest-Water Monitoring Capacity for FLR in Ethiopia
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WeForest, FAO and GIZ have just delivered a forest-water capacity building workshop in Mekelle, Ethiopia. The workshop ran from 18th - 24th June with the
2 July 2018Featured, Project News, Science NewsEthiopia Desa'a
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WeForest Makes a PACT
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In April 2018 WeForest joined the “Pact for the Restoration of the Atlantic Forest” or PACT. PACT is a movement created in 2009, motivated by the critical
22 June 2018Science NewsBrazil
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Land has true value. Invest in it.
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A third of all land on Earth is severely degraded making it difficult to produce food and collect clean water. How will we live when it’s all gone? The 
14 June 2018Featured, Science News
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Youth shake the Coconut tree
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Youth shake the Coconut tree during the Halting Deforestation Conference in Rome 19 – 22 Feb 2018. Over 50 enthusiastic youth from around the world gathered
16 March 2018Science News
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Event at COP23: innovative and diverse financing for forest conservation & restoration at landscape scale
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As the global community prepares to implement ambitious forest landscape restoration plans, it is vital to pay attention to the quality of FLR outcomes and
9 November 2017Science News
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Taming the FLR beast: the mission of the Forest and Landscape Restoration Standard (FLoRES) Task Force
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Doing small tasks well is relatively easy, but doing big, complex, and long-lived things well is a far more daunting mission that requires vision, leadership
12 September 2017Science News