Tailored Opportunities: Global Event on Restoring Africa’s Drylands

Restoring Africa’s Drylands: Accelerating Action on the Ground

What?

Africa’s drylands are the birthplace of some of the world’s most extraordinary civilizations and species, from ancient kingdoms to wild elephants to “miracle grains” like millet and sorghum — but climate change has not been kind to these landscapes.

Who should join?

GLF Africa invites practitioners, farmer organizations, Indigenous Peoples, community leaders, researchers, policymakers, financial investors, the private sector, civil society organizations, youth groups, activists, conservation and development organizations, amongst others, who are actively engaged in, interested in, and dedicated to the scaling of, dryland restoration in Africa.

FAST FACTS: DRYLANDS 

7,400 ORGANIZATIONS HAVE TAKEN PART IN GLF CONFERENCES

185 COUNTRIES

A new era for Africa’s drylands

On 2-3 June 2021, GLF will host the first-ever digital conference focused entirely on Africa’s drylands and how integrative restoration practices can see them flourish once again. Join in for inspiring speakers, the latest science, concerts, film screenings, virtual tours, networking, and the unexpected discoveries that always form part of a Global Landscapes Forum event.

GLF Africa: Restoring Africa’s Drylands will be held just before the official launch of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, which runs from 2021 to 2030.

How?

Visit this link to apply or get your free ticket: GLF Africa: Restoring Africa’s Drylands – Global Landscapes Forum Events

Benefits?

Connect local experience with the highest levels of global policy to bridge the distance between actors, sectors and scales. Share existing knowledge on drylands restoration and identify knowledge gaps. Learn what tools or practices are needed to effectively reverse our global history of ecosystem degradation, with its high cost for human livelihoods, climate resilience and regional political stability. Act to combat further deterioration, and bend the curve towards net positive restoration across Africa and beyond.

Author: African Academic/Researcher

Science and Research by Africans for Africa

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