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October 12, 2023

A Special Issue of IOPscience Environmental Research: Food System seeks articles that address "how" exactly transformations to more sustainable land systems can be achieved. There is a greater need to better understand how competing visions for the land can be reconciled and to explore the full range of solution space for sustainability. This also implies going beyond individual policy approaches to envisioning and executing transformations in the structural factors shaping land systems including, for example, colonial legacies, capitalist and economic growth oriented economic systems, consumptive cultures, and unjust or undemocratic political systems. Deadline: 1 May 2024

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April 20, 2023

A new paper in BioScience outline how social processes that are critical to restoration equity and effectiveness can be better incorporated in restoration science and policy. 

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December 12, 2022

A new paper in Ecology & Society emphasizes the importance of the localized distribution of social and environmental costs and benefits within broader-scale land-use regime shifts.

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GLP News

February 7, 2022

A new report released today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) is a call to action for policymakers worldwide seeking to develop sustainable and equitable solutions to our most urgent global challenges. “Ten Facts about Land Systems for Sustainability” was co-authored by 50 leading land use scientists from 20 countries, convened by the Global Land Programme. A companion report offers specific examples to help policymakers and the public understand what’s at stake at this critical moment in global development.

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