Springfield Armory Sponsors First-Ever Pew Pew National Shooting Tournament in Belize
February 8, 2023
Belize hosts joint meeting on restoring degraded lands in Latin America and the Caribbean
February 8, 2023

Belize commits to restoration of over 900,000 acres of degraded land

Posted: Wednesday, February 8, 2023. 2:47 pm CST.

By Zoila Palma Gonzalez: Belize is hosting the joint Annual Meeting of the Initiative 20×20, Bonn Challenge, and the Agriculture, Forest, and Other Land Use (AFOLU) 2040 in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye.

In response to the Bonn Challenge, Initiative 20×20, and UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, Belize crafted its National Landscape Restoration Strategy in which over 382,592 hectares (945,405 acres) have been identified for restoration opportunities.

Of this, a total of 130,000 hectares (321,236 acres) have been prioritized for restoration actions by 2030.

The goal is to implement reforestation practices for 44,000 hectares (108,726 acres) in forest areas inside and outside protected areas, and 6,000 hectares (14,826 acres) of degraded and deforested riparian forests.

In addition, restoration efforts will improve the management of 80,000 hectares (197,684 acres) of the agro-productive landscape through improved agricultural and agroforestry practices.


Advertise with the mоѕt vіѕіtеd nеwѕ ѕіtе іn Belize ~ We offer fully customizable and flexible digital marketing packages. Your content is delivered instantly to thousands of users in Belize and abroad! Contact us at mаrkеtі[email protected]еаkіngbеlіzеnеwѕ.соm or call us at 501-601-0315.


© 2023, BreakingBelizeNews.com. Content is copyrighted and requires written permission for reprinting in online or print media. Theft of content without permission/payment is punishable by law.

  • Galen University
  • larry waight
  • Galen University
  • Shindaiwa