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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: “Transformative” LDN Project Shows Early Signs of Success in Brazil

By   /  September 27, 2018  /  24-7, Access to Genetic Resources & Benefit-sharing, Adaptation, Afforestation & Reforestation, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, Desertification & Land Degradation, Economics & Investment, Ecosystem Approach, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Forests & REDD, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Indigenous & Community Forests, Integrated Water Resources Management, land, Landscape Approach, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, National Government, NATO, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Sanitation, SDGs (All), SFM, SLM, Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, UNCCD, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: “Transformative” LDN Project Shows Early Signs of Success in Brazil

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 September 2018: A blog published on the website of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) discusses early results of a project to reverse degradation in the dryland region of north-eastern Brazil that is implemented under the framework of actions to achieve land degradation neutrality (LDN) by 2030, one […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Joint UNCCD, Tudor Rose Publication Assesses Progress Towards SDG Target 15.3

By   /  September 27, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Desertification & Land Degradation, Economics, Economy, Ecosystem Approach, English, Environment, Exploration, Forests & REDD, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, governance, land, Land Tenure and Property Rights, Landscape Approach, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SFM, SIDS, SLM, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Tourism, Trade, UNCCD, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Joint UNCCD, Tudor Rose Publication Assesses Progress Towards SDG Target 15.3

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 September 2018: A publication titled, ‘A Better World: Volume 4: Actions and Commitments to the Sustainable Development Goals,’ offers a compendium of articles by staff of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) and partner organizations aimed at assessing progress towards SDG 15 (life on land), and particularly target […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: SER Europe Conference 2018 (SERE 2018)

By   /  September 22, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Desertification & Land Degradation, English, Environment, Europe, events, Exploration, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Government, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNU, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: SER Europe Conference 2018 (SERE 2018)

Source: Small Island Developing States Themed ‘Restoration in the Era of Climate Change,’ the 11th SER Europe 2018 Conference (SERE 2018) will addresses, among other issues, safeguarding biodiversity, combating land degradation and desertification, and climate change mitigation, and discuss the role of ecological restoration in providing solutions to these problems. More specifically, the conference will […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IUCN Launches Alliance for Freshwater

By   /  September 14, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Conservation, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Desertification & Land Degradation, Education, Energy, English, Environment, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, hydropower, land, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Project, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, Water & Sanitation, wetlands, World Water Week 2018  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IUCN Launches Alliance for Freshwater

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 September 2018: The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has launched a global network aimed at halting and reversing the ongoing freshwater biodiversity loss crisis. Its core focus is to develop a global community of practice for freshwater biodiversity conservation in order to foster collaborations for the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNCCD Publishes Checklist for Transformative LDN Projects

By   /  September 14, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Desertification & Land Degradation, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Human Rights, Investment, land, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), SLM, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UNCCD  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNCCD Publishes Checklist for Transformative LDN Projects

Source: Small Island Developing States 5 September 2018: The UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) has unveiled a checklist for Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN) Transformative Projects and Programmes (TPP). The guidance aims to ensure that LDN projects are based on the sound scientific guidelines and human rights principles, as set out in the Convention’s Scientific […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: AFR100 Pledges Bring Africa Closer to 2030 Landscape Restoration Targets

By   /  September 7, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Afforestation & Reforestation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Desertification & Land Degradation, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, English, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Forestry, Forests & REDD, Germany, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, International Financial Institution, land, Land Tenure and Property Rights, Landscape Approach, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SFM, SLM, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, United States of America, Weather, West Africa, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: AFR100 Pledges Bring Africa Closer to 2030 Landscape Restoration Targets

Source: Small Island Developing States 3 September 2018: The African Forest Landscape Restoration Initiative (AFR100) is close to fulfilling its goal of restoring 100 million hectares by 2030. New pledges totaling more than 11 million hectares were made by Burkina Faso, Tanzania and Togo ahead of the recently concluded Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) Africa 2018. […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GLF Africa 2018 Calls for Increased Global Ambition on Ecosystem Restoration

By   /  September 5, 2018  /  24-7, Afforestation & Reforestation, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, CGIAR, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Desertification & Land Degradation, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Forestry, Forests & REDD, Gender, Global Economy, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Health, India, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, Investment, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GLF Africa 2018 Calls for Increased Global Ambition on Ecosystem Restoration

Source: Small Island Developing States 31 August 2018: The Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) Nairobi 2018 discussed strategies to scale up ambition to achieve global forest and landscape restoration targets. Among other proposals, the Forum considered a call by El Salvador, backed by UN Environment Programme (UNEP, or UN Environment) Executive Director Erik Solheim, for the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Partnership Report Discusses Opportunities for Ecosystem Restoration

By   /  September 5, 2018  /  24-7, Afforestation & Reforestation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Desertification & Land Degradation, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Forests & REDD, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Investment, land, Landscape Approach, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, SDGs (All), SLM, Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Partnership Report Discusses Opportunities for Ecosystem Restoration

Source: Small Island Developing States 30 August 2018: The International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO), on behalf of the Global Partnership on Forest and Landscape Restoration (GPFLR), has published a report titled, ‘Restoring Forests and Landscapes, the Key to Sustainable Future,’ which showcases the success of large-scale restoration of landscapes burdened by natural or […]

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