Beyond trees: Land restoration to enhance gender equality in Burkina Faso

Not all farmers are able to adopt or benefit from landscape restoration practices equally. A research initiative highlights how inclusive initiatives...

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A Gaharu Tree nursery in the Hutan Harapan forest, Indonesia. Credit: Bioversity International/R.Jalonen

Forest restoration needs to become climate-smart

As the world leaders gather in Bonn for the UN climate summit, a new study shows that forest restoration needs a mindset change to reach its potential...

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Acacia mangium trees planted in a restoration area after gold mining process in Colombia. Please credit: Bioversity International/E.Thomas

It's time to politicize tree seed

In line with the CBD call for ‘reviewing, improving or establishing’ land tenure and spatial planning approaches in restoration, it is time to review,...

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Different stages of restoration of seasonally dry tropical forest in Colombia. credit: Luis Gonzalo Moscoso Higuita

A tool to guide species and seed selection for the restoration of seasonally dry tropical forest in Colombia

Making sure that native species and seed sources are site-adapted requires a certain degree of scientifically-based decision making capacity, which...

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Mahogany tree after 10 years, Mexico. Credit: Bioversity International/L. Snook

Restoring productivity and biodiversity in tropical forests by mimicking natural disasters

Laura Snook, Coordinator of Management and Conservation of Forest and Tree Resources, CGIAR Research Programme on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry,...

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Restoring lands and livelihoods in Burkina Faso: The business of one association

Mr Alain Traoré, Director of tiipaalga, shares insights from his long-term efforts in fostering farmer-led restoration initiatives in Burkina Faso as...

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Small is beautiful: Restoring degraded lands, one parcel at a time

Bioversity International partner, Mr Harouna Kaboré, farmer from Burkina Faso, talks about his experience restoring three hectares of his household’s...

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Why seeds for trees matter in ecosystem restoration efforts in Burkina Faso

Bioversity International partner, Dr Moussa Ouédraogo, Director of the National Tree Seed Centre, Burkina Faso outlines longstanding efforts to supply...

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Sierra de los Cuchamatanes, Guatemala. Credit: Bioversity International/M. Ramirez

COP13 Blog Series - Introducing Forest and Landscape Restoration

Riina Jalonen, Associate Scientist, explains why forest and landscape restoration matters in the context of the upcoming Convention on Biological...

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Agricultural landscape, Terai, Nepal - one of the areas affected by the 2015 earthquakes. Credit: LI-BIRD/Pudasaini

Safeguarding native seeds and rebuilding local seed systems in the aftermath of the Nepal earthquakes

Almost a year after two earthquakes devastated parts of Nepal, find out how a Seed Recovery Programme in 10 of the 14 most-affected districts is...

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