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The Forest and Landscape Restoration Mechanism (FLRM)

Online forum “Local finance for forest and landscape restoration”

From 26/11/2018 to 14/12/2018

Location: Online

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The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is proud to partner with the WWF Landscape Finance Lab (LFL) to present a webinar and learning forum examining how finance can be directed for the benefit of local stakeholders engaged in Forest and Landscape Restoration (FLR). 

Please join our webinar, as well as the two-week discussion forum, on the Landscape Finance Lab Platform to exchange information on available options, and to share lessons and case studies. We welcome your engagement with the community to learn more about local finance options for forest and landscape!

Event details

  • Webinar on Wednesday, 28 November 10–11:30h CET Rome – (Use this tool to convert to correct hours in your local time zone.) on Zoom, and
  • Two-week facilitated discussion on the Landscape Finance Lab Platform

The knowledge-sharing forum aims to answer these questions:

  • What are local finance mechanisms? How do they work and can be used to support FLR?
  • How can they be accessed by different stakeholder groups?
  • What conditions are necessary to allow their use?
  • How can these mechanisms work together within a landscape context? What is necessary to improve coordination of these mechanisms?
  • What tools and guidance are available to develop capacity on local finance?   

Webinar presenters

Seth Shames, Director at EcoAgriculture Partners and 
Lucy Garrett, Specialist in financing mechanisms for sustainable food systems and landscape restoration, Forest and Landscape Restoration Mechanism, Forest Policy and Resources Division as well as Incentives for Ecosystem Services initiative of Land and Water Division, FAO

Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions during the webinar.

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