GLF 2015: Resilient landscapes to reduce fragility, conflict and migration

Mon December 2015

Watch this High-Level Discussion on the second day of the Global Landscapes Forum 2015, in Paris, France alongside COP21. Experts in landscape management explore how to position the landscape approach as a key tool for poverty reduction and for managing rural-to-urban migration, build a bridge between Latin America and Africa on sharing experiences of landscape interventions, and build partnerships with the private sector for sustainable landscapes.


  • Paola Agostini, Global Lead for Resilient Landscapes, World Bank
  • Sean DeWitt, Director Global Restoration Initiative, World Resources Institute


  • Minister Edgar Gutierrez Espeleta, Minister of Environment and Energy, Costa Rica
  • Stephen O’Brien, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
  • Antoinette Macumi, Adviser to the Minister of Water, Environment, Land and Urban Planning, Burundi
  • Djimé Adoum, Executive Secretary of the Permanent Interstates Committee for Drought Control in the Sahel (CILSS)
  • Paula Caballero, Senior Director for Environment & Natural Resources Global Practice, World Bank
  • Louise Baker, Coordinator, External Relations and Policy, United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)
  • Pier Luigi Sigismondi, Chief Supply Chain Officer, Unilever
  • Adama Tondossama, Director General, Office of Parks and Reserves, Cote d’Ivoire



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