Sustainable Forest Management Impact Program on Dryland Sustainable Landscapes



Dryland areas are experiencing the devastating consequences of climate change through rapid desertification, increasing poverty and diminished soil fertility. These marginalized areas are also often the theatre of gender inequalities due to socio-cultural reasons, negatively affecting the recogni...


Drylands face increasing and combined threats of climate change, population growth, global demands for livestock, and new difficulties posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Common management challenges, such as limited connections between local knowledge with global networks and fragmented approaches, ...


By putting farmers at the heart of the learning and innovation process, FAO’s Farmer Field Schools (FFS) empower people, households and communities and help restore ecosystems. The discovery-learning process in FFS is ideal to support farmers’ learning and innovation on agroecology.


Sustainable food and agriculture are at the heart of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. One of the ways of achieving Better Production, Better Nutrition, Better Environment, and Better Life, leaving no one behind, is through agroecology.


In Cambodia, land degradation, illegal logging and over-harvesting are threatening forest resources. Forest cover has decreased from 60 percent in 2006 to 44 percent in 2018. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations is working with local authorities, INGOs, NGOS and communities...


The Making Every Voice Count for Adaptive Management (MEV-CAM) initiative is part of the South South and Triangular Cooperation and FAO´s Forestry Department and showcases the importance to protect global forests and restore degraded land and landscapes. 


Insights on restoration, protection and sustainable management of the Chilgoza pine forests ecosystem to provide global environmental benefits as well as enhanced resilience and livelihoods to local stakeholders.


FAO’s Forest and Landscape Restoration Mechanism (FLRM) programme was established to support countries to plan and carry out activities to restore degraded forest, crop, range and other productive lands, in order to improve the resilience, productivity and socio-economic value from restored lands...