Initiative 20x20 is a country-led effort that aims to change the dynamics of land degradation in Latin America and the Caribbean
Initiative 20x20 combines expertise, intent and capital in Latin America and the Caribbean to transform the dynamics of land degradation and advance restoration across the region
Initiative 20x20 is a regional partnership to bring more than 50 million hectares of degraded land into the process of conservation and restoration by 2030
Restoration and conservation could deliver 60 percent of emissions reductions needed by 2050 in Latin America and the Caribbean
Restoring and protecting forests and degraded land across Latin America and the Caribbean with Initiative 20x20 will deliver benefits for climate action, welfare, biodiversity and water
Restoring degraded lands in Latin America and the Caribbean could result in net economic benefits of $23 billion in the next 50 years
Restoration projects supported by Initiative 20x20 partners are flourishing throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, inspiring others to restore and conserve land.
Five champions have revealed to WRI Brasil how they are restoring trees, overcoming challenges and bottlenecks, and renewing the landscape – along with their lives.
At this year’s annual meeting in Lima, Peru, we asked our partners why they care about restoring their degraded land in their countries and what Initiative20x20 does to support them.