InfoFLR is your first stop for news, resources, and updates on forest landscape restoration (FLR) around the world. Produced by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
Use these extensive lookup tables to see estimates of national and subnational emissions from deforestation and forest degradation as well as potential removals from FLR activities.
A new progress-tracking protocol from IUCN to help identify and showcase implementation of restoration commitments.
One of the smallest countries in Africa, Burundi's lands are mostly agricultural or pasture. Settlement by rural populations has led to deforestation, soil erosion and habitat loss. The government of Burundi pledged to restore 2 million hectares of land by 2020.
Ethiopia has 31 endemic species of mammals and is a global center of avian diversity, but is struggling with deforestation. Ethiopia has pledged to restore 15 million hectares of its land by 2020, through a Bonn Challenge pledge.
Although the Guinean and Ivorian sides of the Nimba Massif, a protected area, are a UNESCO Strict Nature Reserve, the portion of the so-called Guinean Backbone continues into Liberia, where it has been mined for decades.