Scientists from WLE contributed significantly to the EU Farm to Fork Strategy and Biodiversity Strategy for 2030, which proposes that 10% of EU agricultural landscapes should be managed for the conservation of natural and semi-natural habitats.
The Agrobiodiversity Index pioneers measurement of agrobiodiversity in consumption, production and conservation, and aligns with nine of the SDGs. And interest in the Index has extended from public partners to private companies with global clients.
Effective forest and landscape restoration interventions need to take into account socio-political aspects and gender norms in order to ensure long-term impact and promote equitable sharing of benefits.
The work would influence the development of novel policies supporting carbon capture, improved water quality, habitat and connectivity for biodiversity and more, whilst recognizeing those services that benefit agriculture.
The report provides guidance in estimating soil organic carbon (SOC) and help identify appropriate deployment of sustainable land management (SLM) technologies, with a special focus on maintaining land degradation neutrality (LDN).
The Africa RISING program -- "Africa Research in Sustainable Intensification for the Next Generation" -- provides support to Ethiopian farmers across the country, offering conservation-focused interventions.
Latest reports by WHO on microplastics and World Bank on water pollution reveal knowledge gaps on potential harm caused by microplastics in drinking water, and dangers posed by other forms of water pollution. IWMI/WLE's reactions were featured in global media.