Well-managed peatlands vital part of global food security, GLF delegates say

Indonesia’s peatlands are subject to frequent fires, in recent times becoming more vulnerable due to erratic climate-change related weather patterns, deforestation and repeated burning. At the recent all-digital Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) broadcast from Bonn, Germany, delegates discussed the urgent need to bolster the potential of these fragile ecosystems, which are substantial carbon sinks and […]

GLF talks dig deep on food security, soils and social inclusion

With the population in sub-Saharan Africa projected to more than double, growing by 1.05 billion people by 2050, pressures on the landscape could lead to wide-ranging environmental, socioeconomic and geopolitical upheaval. One response to the many challenges faced by humanity — both on the African continent and globally — involves taking a nested approach that […]