Knowledge From The Field: Lessons Learned from the GEF Learning Missions

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[I]n May 2013, Michael Stocking (Senior Adviser to the STAP Chair) attended the International Conference on Sustainable Land Management Policies and Practices organized by the People’s Republic of China-Global Environment Facility Partnership (PRC-GEF). The conference was held 6-8 May 2013 in Beijing, China. The Conference sought to highlight ten years of progress on integrated approaches to land management in the six poorest and most degraded provinces of China based on the GEF program “PRC-GEF Partnership on Land Degradation in Dryland Ecosystems”. At the Conference, Michael Stocking delivered a keynote presentation on “Sustainable Land Management for Global Benefits: Learning from China”. The presentation drew-upon a GEF publication featuring six major findings from the GEF Learning Mission in 2012.

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The publication was co-authored by the GEF Secretariat and STAP. Further information about this initiative can be accessed below.

EXTERNAL LINK | PRC-GEF Partnership on Land Degradation in Dryland Ecosystems

DOWNLOAD | Sustainable Land Management for Global Benefits: Learning from China, Michael Stocking

DOWNLOAD | PRC-GEF Partnership to Combat Land Degradation in Drylands. Knowledge from the field. Lessons learned from the GEF learning missions.

Further information about this GEF’s knowledge management series can be found here.