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A cost-benefit framework for analyzing forest landscape restoration decisions

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Verdone, M. 2015. A cost-benefit framework for analyzing forest landscape restoration decisions. [online] Gland: IUCN. Accessible at: [Accessed 7 Nov. 2016].

Contact Info

Corresponding author:


  • International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Global Forest and Climate Change Programme, Rue Mauverney 28, 1196 Gland, Switzerland,


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  • The author provides a cost-benefit analysis of forest land restoration (FLR) decisions with a focus on African countries.
  • The author found that integrative approaches which recognize both costs and benefits will lead to higher success in outcomes.
  • Finally, the author provides recommendations for the best landscapes to restore first ("low-hanging fruit").

Geographical Region

  • Central Africa
  • General
  • Ecosystems

  • General
  • Country

  • Ghana
  • Rwanda
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