00-04: How Can Climate Investments Support Sustainable Land Use?
The way we plan and make choices for how we use land are crucially important for meeting the Sustainable Development Goals and tackling climate change. Communities and businesses must work together to meet their economic and environmental goals in an interdependent world with finite resources. Land use affects many aspects of development and – done correctly – can be foundational to poverty eradication. This session will look at:
Join a lively conversation on what it takes to secure social, economic and environmental benefits when business, climate action and people unite for impact. High-level experts and practitioners will share lessons based on their experience on what strategic approaches work in this complex environment.
The Economic Importance of Forests
IADB, United States of America
Working Towards Secure Land Rights and Shared Value
Village Focus International, Lao People's Democratic Republic
Enabling Indigenous People’s Engagment
The World Bank, United States of America
Forest-dependent Businesses Contribution to Forest Conservation
WRI, United States of America