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Essential Reading

Participants at the first AFR100 annual meeting in Addis Ababa in October 2016 requested guidance on forest landscape restoration (FLR) from the AFR100 Secretariat. This white paper seeks to introduce important concepts regarding the restoration of deforested and degraded landscapes and to provide an overview of guiding principles for FLR implementation.
AFR100 Partners
Many countries have experience with monitoring and many countries are already restoring lands. However, monitoring restoration is a different process than monitoring deforestation.
AFR100 Working Paper Series: Monitoring Progress
Report: Forest and Landscape Investment Forum (FLIF)
FAO and Partners
This handbook presents the Restoration Opportunities Assessment Methodology (ROAM), which provides a flexible and affordable framework for countries to rapidly identify and analyse FLR potential and locate special areas of opportunity at a national or sub-national level.
By Lars Laestadius, Stewart Maginnis, Jennifer Rietbergen-McCracken, Carole Saint-Laurent, Daniel Shaw and Michael Verdone
The NEPAD Agency and its partners (BMZ, WRI and World Bank) of the African Forest Landscape Restoration Initiative (AFR 100) held the First Regional Conference of the AFR100 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The two-day regional conference was graced by H.E Ato Kebede Yimam Dawd, Minister of Environment, Forest & Climate Change of the Republic of Ethiopia and Ms. Wanjira Mathai co-chair of the Global Restoration Council.
By Jürgen Hagmann , Edward Chuma and Joe Ramaru (PICOTEAM)
Through AFR100, national governments, public and private sector partners, international development programs and local communities will restore productivity to deforested and degraded landscapes in order to improve livelihoods.
By New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD)
AFR100 (the African Forest Landscape Restoration Initiative) is a country-led effort to restore 100 million hectares of deforested and degraded landscapes across Africa by 2030. AFR100 will accelerate restoration to enhance food security, increase climate change resilience and mitigation, and combat rural poverty.
By New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD)
More than USD 300 billion per year are needed to restore the world’s degraded land and achieve Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 15.3 to combat desertification, restore degraded land and soil – including land affected by desertification, drought and floods – and strive to achieve a land-degradation neutral world by 2030.
Liagre, L.; Lara Almuedo, P.; Besacier, C.; Conigliaro, M.
A Practical Approach to Forest and Landscape Restoration
By Chris Reij and Robert Winterbottom
A Method for Developing Forest Landscape Restoration Strategies by Rapidly Assessing the status of Key Success Factors
By Craig Hanson, Kathleen Buckingham, Sean DeWitt and Lars Laestadius

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