Vlog: Mangrove – site assessment

15 June 2021
Frances Camille Rivera

Weeks before the lockdown in our hometown, we visited different municipalities and potential sites for mangrove restoration and talked to different locals about existing and past programs on restoration work. It was nice to connect with people again, of course with social distancing, and witness the work they have been doing during the pandemic. We shared our project, and connect on how best we can work together and mobilize more people to understand why we need diverse mangroves as a nature-based solution for climate adaptation, and a possible livelihood for them especially that the areas we visited were typhoon-stricken areas.

Watch our 5-min blog below to see what we’ve been up to!

Frances Camille Rivera

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Supporting partners

Under the banner of Generation Restoration, the Youth in Landscapes Initiative (YIL) and the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) launched the Restoration Stewards program in 2020 to support and highlight the work of six young restoration practitioners and their teams, dubbed ‘Restoration Stewards’. The year-long program provides funding, mentorship, and training to deepen the impact of these projects.
In 2021, the Restoration Stewards and their teams will be supported to further develop their project and will become ambassadors at both global and local levels. Globally, the Restoration Stewards will share their journey in a series of vlogs and blogs documenting their stories of inspiration and challenges. Locally, they will spark a restoration movement, creating pathways to connect, share, learn, and act for more sustainable landscapes.