Putting pledges into practice in Latin America GLF 2015

Watch this Discussion Forum on the second day of the Global Landscapes Forum 2015, in Paris, France alongside COP21. Restoration represents an incredible opportunity to restore productivity to degraded lands, enhance livelihoods, and mitigate climate change. Initiative 20×20 is a country-led effort to bring 20 million hectares of degraded lands into the process of restoration in Latin America and the Caribbean by 2020. The Discussion Forum highlights the results achieved on the ground by seven projects that were developed by countries and organizations under the auspices of the 20×20 Initiative.

Moderator: Manuel Pulgar-Vidal, Minister of Environment of Peru


  • Deborah Bossio, Director of Soil Research, International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)
  • Rafael Calderón, Senior Director Latin America programs, Rare
  • Clément Chenost, Co-Founder, Moringa Fund
  • Juan Carlos Gonzalez Aybar, Althelia Climate Fund
  • Jose Iturrios, National Director, Peru Cocoa Alliance
  • Paul McMahon, Co-founder and Managing Partner, SLM Partners LLP
  • Mike Parr, Vice President and Chief Conservation Officer, American Bird Conservancy
  • Gloria Berenice Suarez Vera, Director for Water Management, Corporación Autónoma Regional del Valle, Colombia
  • Mamerto Valerio Bueno, Director and Representative, Enda
  • Kaspar Wansleben, Managing Director, Luxembourg Microfinance and Development Fund (LMDF)
  • Troy Wiseman, CEO, EcoPlanet Bamboo

Sunday, 6 December 2015
Global Landscapes Forum, Paris, France
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