A large portion of globally important biodiversity is found in a relatively small number of places. By effectively protecting and managing these outstanding “legacy landscapes”, while respecting the human rights and needs of local people, we can conserve a significant share of the earth’s precious biodiversity.
Legacy Landscapes network
for people and planet
Climate change and degradation of our natural environment have many issues in common. These are crises which share the same origin but also similar solutions. Science has clearly indicated that these crises must be addressed as one interconnected problem with linked solutions.
Elizabeth Maruma Mrema
Executive Secretary of the UNCBD Secretariat
LLF secures further funding from Germany and France
BMZ commits 100 million euro to Legacy Landscapes Fund
One year after the launch of Legacy Landscapes Fund (LLF), the German Development Ministry (BMZ) has pledged a further EUR 100 million to the fund, with France also recently coming on board as a donor.
Read the latest news from LLF
Our July 2022 newsletter features an interview with Dr. Heike Henn, new chair of LLF’s supervisory board as well as updates on our portfolio status, upcoming events, and more.
LLF’s Stefanie Lang speaks on Radio France Internationale (RFI)
Legacy Landscapes Fund’s executive director Stefanie Lang appeared on RFI to discuss best strategies for biodiversity preservation and the involvement of local communities in conservation.
A New Dimension in Nature Protection
We need to safeguard the world’s most outstanding biodiversity for humanity! Natural habitats and biodiversity are crucial for all life on Earth. They are the backbone of our planet’s ecosystem services, providing us with fresh water, clean air, and fertile soil to grow our food while storing carbon dioxide and offering life-saving protection from natural disasters.
Please click here for a full list of our partners