Large-scale land restoration – creating the conditions for success

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Watch this Discussion Forum on the second day of the Global Landscapes Forum 2014, in Lima, Peru, during COP20. Land degradation and the processes that contribute to it are a major global concern and must be halted – even investors are starting to pay to the potential returns available in revitalizing degraded land.This session discusses how we can ensure the success of efforts to restore degraded land and to highlight collective lessons to inspire new ways of thinking with regards to land degradation.The panel identifies the technical, social and institutional conditions for developing successful long-term initiatives and how they can be sustained at regional and national levels.

Ivonne Lobos Alva
Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies

Leslie Durschinger
Founder and Managing Director
Terra Global

Aloysius Kamperewera
Director, Department of Environmental Affairs
Ministry of Natural Resources, Energy and Environment, Malawi

Tefera Mengistu
Advisor to the State Minister of Forest
Ministry of Environment and Forest, Ethiopia

Alexander Müller
Senior Fellow, Secretary General ad interim
Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies

Walter Vergara
Senior Fellow
World Resources Institute

Sunday, 7 December 2014
Global Landscapes Forum, Lima, Peru
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