By 2022, WLE aims to achieve the following impacts: 

Degraded landscapes restored:

WLE aims to support more than 1.5 million farm households to restore more than 3 million ha of land, and sequester in soils an estimated 4 megatons of CO2 emissions per year.

Land and water solutions adopted and scaled:

WLE aims to foster more resilient, equitable and food-secure farming landscapes, benefiting 2 million households, as well as improving water use efficiency at scale, targeting a 5% increase in efficiency in irrigation.

 Sustainable rural-urban ecosystems:

WLE aims to increase water and nutrient-use efficiency on 4 million ha of urban and periurban lands, and improve nutrient- and wateruse efficiency on 3.6 million ha through resource recovery from food waste.

Resilience through policy and trade-off tools:

WLE co-develops and scales innovative policy mechanisms and institutional arrangements, aiming to benefit six million households by 2022

Read our Stories of Change to discover our impacts on people and planet.

WLE Phase 1 achievements