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Webinar: LFL & FAO Local Finance for Forest and Landscape Restoration Nov 28th

Posted by Natalia Krasnodebska Oct 31, 2018 Posted in Past webinars

The WWF Landscape Finance Lab (LFL) is proud to partner with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to present a webinar and a learning forum on how finance can be directed to benefit the local stakeholders engaged in Forest and Landscape Restoration (FLR). We will discuss investment mechanisms and strategies and share lessons learned from accessing local, blended funding sources to scale up FLR.

Wednesday, November 28th 10–11:30am (CET–Rome)

Register for the zoom call -  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


Seth Shames, Director at EcoAgriculture Partners
Lucy Garrett, Specialist on financing mechanisms for sustainable food systems and landscape restoration at FAO
+ more to be announced
Facilitators: Maria Nuutinen (FAO) and Natalia Krasnodebska (LFL)

Join our webinar, and the 2 week discussion forum on the Landscape Finance Lab Platform to share lessons and case studies. We welcome you to engage in  the community for learning about local finance options for forest and landscape!

 More details:

More than USD 300 billion per year is needed to restore the world’s degraded land and achieve Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 15.3 to combat desertification, restore degraded land and soil – including land affected by desertification, drought and floods – and strive to achieve a land-degradation neutral world by 2030.

At the local level the sources for resources are somewhat different. In many countries, guidance is needed how to incentivize and enable local and sub-national actors (such as farmers, small and medium-sized enterprises, civil society, including community organizations and local governments) with financial and non-financial support to produce FLR outcomes.

The knowledge-sharing forum aims at developing participants’ knowledge on the ways how finance can be directed to benefit the local stakeholders engaged in Forest and Landscape Restoration.


This post was edited on Oct 31, 2018 by Natalia Krasnodebska

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