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Promoting dialogue between science, policy and practice to build capacity for sustainable management of biodiversity and ecosystem services worldwide.
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#LandDegradation and desertification are serious issues for the #Sahel. ⚠️
Land loss can exacerbate existing challenges such as hunger, poverty and unemployment, conflict and vulnerability to climate change impacts.
But restoration and regeneration initiatives are paving the way for a sustainable and just future. 🌎🌿
Learn how areas of land restoration are enabling local communities to benefit from productive land whilst protecting biodiversity. ow.ly/kBoN50KfttK

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#LandDegradation and desertification are serious issues for the #Sahel. ⚠️
Land loss can exacerbate existing challenges such as hunger, poverty and unemployment, conflict and vulnerability to climate change impacts.
But restoration and regeneration initiatives are paving the way for a sustainable and just future. 🌎🌿
Learn how areas of land restoration are enabling local communities to benefit from productive land whilst protecting biodiversity. http://ow.ly/kBoN50KfttK 

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UNDP Africa UN-REDD Programme (FAO/UNDP/UNEP) World Agroforestry - ICRAF United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification

Land degradation already affects more than 3 billion people worldwide. 🚨
Indigenous communities, who have close ties to nature, are among those most vulnerable to the negative impacts of land loss.
Learn how the continued destruction of the world's land area 🏔️🌱 can undermine indigenous peoples' lives, livelihoods and cultures. ➡️ ow.ly/ITCE50KfhRU

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Land degradation already affects more than 3 billion people worldwide. 🚨
Indigenous communities, who have close ties to nature, are among those most vulnerable to the negative impacts of land loss. 
Learn how the continued destruction of the worlds land area 🏔️🌱 can undermine indigenous peoples lives, livelihoods and cultures. ➡️ http://ow.ly/ITCE50KfhRU

UNESCO UNDP Africa IPBES  African Wildlife Foundation 
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Our current environmental issues – including the interconnected crises of #ClimateChange and #BiodiversityLoss – are dire, but there is still hope. 🙏🌎
Global Landscapes Forum explains how we can each do our part to protect biodiversity 🌲🐟🌿 and secure a nature-positive future, every day.
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Let Kenya’s land 🌳 and ecosystem 🌸 restoration efforts be an example to us all about how collective stakeholder agreement will help us in #RisingUpFromDroughtTogether.

🎥 Watch the video to learn more!

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From generation to generation, indigenous communities pass down knowledge, practices, customs that put nature first. 🙏🦋🐠
Hear 5 unique stories from around the world on how indigenous youth are part of sustainably using & conserving wild species 👉 bit.ly/3z19sK4

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From generation to generation, indigenous communities pass down knowledge, practices, customs that put nature first. 🙏🦋🐠
Hear 5 unique stories from around the world on how indigenous youth are part of sustainably using & conserving wild species 👉 bit.ly/3z19sK4

African Wildlife Foundation UNESCO IPBES UN Environment Programme

Indigenous youth are important voices in conservation & sustainable use of wild species 📢💚 Yet, national policies & decisions often do not involve them
5️⃣ storytellers share their perspectives on how to tap into indigenous & local knowledge #ForNature
👉 bit.ly/3z19sK4

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Indigenous youth are important voices in conservation & sustainable use of wild species 📢💚 Yet, national policies & decisions often do not involve them
5️⃣ storytellers share their perspectives on how to tap into indigenous & local knowledge #ForNature 
👉 bit.ly/3z19sK4

United Nations Development Programme - UNDP African Wildlife Foundation UNESCO 
UN Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre IPBES

#DYK that 25% of the world’s land area is managed by indigenous peoples and local communities?
By harnessing traditional knowledge, IPLCs have sustainably used and safeguarded their land resources, making them key actors in #LandRestoration initiatives worldwide.
Learn more ➡️ ow.ly/VUrA50KfRuw

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#DYK that 25% of the world’s land area is managed by indigenous peoples and local communities?
By harnessing traditional knowledge, IPLCs have sustainably used and safeguarded their land resources, making them key actors in #LandRestoration initiatives worldwide.
Learn more ➡️ http://ow.ly/VUrA50KfRuw

UNESCO Indigenous Environmental Network Forest Peoples Programme (FPP) UN Environment Programme

Respect ✅Reciprocity ✅Responsibility✅.
For many indigenous peoples & local communities, sustainable uses of wild species are embedded in knowledge, practices and spirituality.
5 indigenous storytellers share wisdom been passed down to them. Join us 👉bit.ly/3z19sK4

UNESCO UN Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre African Wildlife Foundation
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Respect ✅Reciprocity ✅Responsibility✅. 
For many indigenous peoples & local communities, sustainable uses of wild species are embedded in knowledge, practices and spirituality. 
5 indigenous storytellers share wisdom been passed down to them.  Join us 👉bit.ly/3z19sK4

UNESCO UN Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre African Wildlife Foundation

#WaterSecurity 💧 can only be achieved through inclusive decision-making & integrated solutions.
Harnessing indigenous knowledge systems, technology and relationships to water is critical for removing the roadblocks to achieving #SDG6 and many other #SDGs.
ow.ly/AzPl50KftpV

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