Integrated landscape initiatives have shown promising potential to mobilize and support diverse stakeholders across sectors to work jointly toward shared objectives. However, few integrated landscape initiatives have had access to the finance needed to achieve their goals. There is a clear mismatch between the supply side of private “impact investors” and the demand side of sustainable land-use investments on the ground.
Do you have a great idea for a climate adaptation project, but don’t know how to turn it into reality? Join the online Dragon’s Den during CBA15 for expert guidance from IUCN NL and Global Resilience Partnership on how to make a powerful investment pitch on June 15.
The Juabeso-Bia and Sefwi-Wiawso Landscape (JBSW) in the Western North Region of Ghana is located in the High Forest Zone and has considerable levels of biodiversity. However, the landscape faces the threats of deforestation and forest degradation, which compromise the livelihoods of forest adjacent communities and the general population.
In the Savannah Region in Ghana deforestation and poverty go hand in hand. Local IUCN NL partner A Rocha works with the authorities, local communities and businesses on ambitious plans to boost biodiversity and the local economy. IUCN NL supports these efforts by providing expertise in private financing.
Just ahead of the opening of the world's first ever Climate Adaptation Summit, Mozambique once again felt the impacts of climate change when it was hit by Cyclone Eloise. The massive storm caused widespread damage and flooding on a long swathe of the coast - impacting an area still recovering from cyclones Idai in 2019 and Chalane in January 2021.