FTA event coverage: Climate meets landscape, opening plenary 2016 Global Landscapes Forum

November 24, 2016

The opening plenary of the 2016 Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) in Marrakesh brought together leaders from policy, research, civil society and grassroots activism to share their visions for realizing climate solutions – utilizing the landscape approach and identifying key next steps to achieving tangible, implementable action. Speakers were Peter Holmgren, Hon Josh Frydenberg MP, Bambang Permadi Soemantri Brodjonegoro, Blairo Maggi, Matt Hansen, Hindou Ibrahim, Wanjira Mathai. They shared their hopes for the event and raised questions that were discussed in the more than 25 interactive and breakout sessions. GLF is the biggest event related to the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry.