EverGreening the Earth

A GLOBAL CAMPAIGN TO RESTORE DEGRADED LANDS WORLDWIDE

What we do

The Global EverGreening Alliance works with, and through, its numerous member organisations – and with governments and multi-lateral agencies – to implement massive land restoration programs. In so doing, the Alliance fosters collaboration, learning, sharing and harmonisation across institutions, sectors and borders.

Why we do it

Land degradation has negative impacts on food production, climate resilience, biodiversity and the livelihoods of millions of people. The major causes of land degradation are deforestation, poor grazing management, groundwater overdraft, inappropriate tillage practices, soil nutrient depletion, and adverse climatic conditions.

 

We believe the best way to restore degraded agricultural lands is through ‘’EverGreen Agriculture’’ – a type of regenerative farming that integrates trees into crop and livestock production systems. 

 

EverGreening practices are transformational, affordable and accessible, science-based solutions for restoring cropland and rangelands, with multiple benefits. They simultaneously address both the challenges of chronic food insecurity and rural poverty, and the imperative for agriculture to both adapt to and mitigate climate change at a globally significant scale.

We focus on

Nature-Based Solutions

Nature-based Solutions (NbS) are actions that protect, sustainably manage, and restore natural or modified ecosystems. They address societal challenges, while simultaneously benefitting biodiversity and human well-being. In land restoration and conservation, NbS contribute to improving soil productivity and preserving the integrity and intrinsic value of ecosystems.

Green Up to

Cool Down

OUR GLOBAL CAMPAIGN

The Global EverGreening Alliance has united many of the world’s development and conservation NGOs to jointly scale-up massive land restoration efforts to address global development challenges, while making the earth greener.

Find out how nature-based solutions can make a tangible contribution to cooling down the planet by capturing 20 billion tons of CO2 annually by mid-century.

6 ambitious targets, 1 global goal

 

The goal is to capture and restore back to the land 20 billion tons of CO2 annually from the atmosphere by the year 2050. We are also aiming to restore 500 million hectares of agricultural lands, 575 million hectares of degraded forest lands and urban environments, and to regenerate a healthy grass-tree balance on 650 million hectares of degraded pasturelands.

 

Our work

EverGreening Around the World

Through our Green Up to Cool Down campaign, we are working to keep our Earth habitable, and improve the lives of millions of people around the planet.

FLAGSHIP PROJECTS

RESTORE AFRICA

The Restore Africa program is massively scaling-up a range of evergreening solutions, including Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration, across degraded lands in Tanzania, Uganda, Malawi, Zambia, Kenya, and Ethiopia. Read how encouraging evergreening practices is restoring degraded agricultural, pastoral, and forest lands, increasing land productivity and addressing the chronic food insecurity and poverty of millions of the world’s most vulnerable families.

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Our Members

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