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.
Grasslands mixed with south coastal shrublands and forests dominate Ghana, with forest extending northward from the south-west coast of Ghana. Ghana has committed to restoring 2 million hectares of forest land, through a pledge to the Bonn Challenge.
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.
Burkina Faso has a larger number of elephants than many countries in West Africa. Lions, leopards and buffalo can also be found there, including the dwarf or red buffalo, a smaller reddish-brown animal which looks like a fierce kind of short-legged cow.