CIFOR–ICRAF publishes over 750 publications every year on agroforestry, forests and climate change, landscape restoration, rights, forest policy and much more – in multiple languages.

CIFOR–ICRAF addresses local challenges and opportunities while providing solutions to global problems for forests, landscapes, people and the planet.

We deliver actionable evidence and solutions to transform how land is used and how food is produced: conserving and restoring ecosystems, responding to the global climate, malnutrition, biodiversity and desertification crises. In short, improving people’s lives.

Locally managed ecosystems

Promoting locally and community led restoration, conservation and use of ecosystems in Africa

The International Land Coalition Africa in conjuction with CIFOR-ICRAF and partners will host this one-day virtual workshop to present current and planned activities in sub-Saharan Africa that contribute to the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration.

The workshop is led by ILC Africa’s Locally Managed Ecosystems brings together national, regional and international stakeholders to empower and influence local communities and government in restoration and conservation of diverse landscapes. ILC Africa’s Locally Managed Ecosystems is managed and hosted by CIFOR-ICRAF in Mali 


  • Show on-going and planned activities in different ecosystems contributing to the UN Decade of Ecosystem Restoration, 
  • Inform all parties on how the initiative’s activities integrate priorities of the UN-Decade for restauration, 
  • Share information and ideas regarding new activities promoting ecosystems restoration and conservation 
  • Identify key stakeholders/partners that adhere to the restoration and conservation of ecosystems.