Forests are globally important in regulating climate and locally important in sustaining communities and supporting biodiversity. But they, and the people who depend on them, are under increasing pressure.
Rwanda is the Land of a Thousand Hills, but are these hills still healthy and productive? This is the story of how a small east African country took the unprecedented initiative to restore lands that had lost the ability to support people and biodiversity.
Ghana lost about 60% of its forest cover in just over 50 years, and at the current deforestation rate of approximately 2% per year (135,000 ha/year), the situation is expected to get worse. The government has taken measures to address this, now it’s time for...
As the global restoration movement gains momentum and large-scale forest landscape restoration activities are implemented, there is a need for a better understanding of the links between increasing forest cover and river flow. Does age matter?
Imbach, Alejandro, Vidal, Adriana