It’s time for a global landscape restoration revolution

July 23, 2014

Devex

It’s time for a global landscape restoration revolution

by Monique Barbut and Andrew Steer

Read about regeneration techniques, including FMNR, which are being used around the world to promote reforestation. This article discusses the important relationship between food security and restoring degraded land in developing countries. It also dispels some of the common myths around regeneration. This article argues that rapid action and government support is integral to continue support of movements such as FMNR.

Monique Barbut is executive secretary of the U.N. Convention to Combat Desertification since Oct. 2013

Andrew Steer is the president and CEO of the World Resources Institute

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