Stefanie Lang speaks at African Protected Areas Congress
LLF’s executive director Stefanie Lang contributed to several events at the inaugural IUCN African Protected Areas Congress (APAC), which ran from 18–23 July 2022 in Kigali.
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.
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.
LLF is looking for a Program Assistant that is passionate about conservation, biodiversity and development. As LLF Program Assistant based in Berlin, you will support LLF’s executive director and team with administrative and operational tasks. You will be responsible for overall day-to-day management of the office (logistics, procurement, IT, HR), support program communication and outreach activities as well as partner management, program development and procedures.
Ahead of the UN Biodiversity Conference (CBD COP15), an alliance of renowned researchers gathered to call on Germany to act urgently for global biodiversity, with Legacy Landscapes Fund (LLF) discussed as a key instrument to tackle the dual crises of climate change and biodiversity loss.
Today is an opportune moment to reflect on the importance of the earth’s vast biodiversity. For many of us, protecting species from extinction is a non-negotiable moral responsibility. But the reality of today’s rapidly changing world means there are also pragmatic – and urgent – reasons to commit funding and political will to biodiversity protection.
Below, we outline five reasons to save species, secure habitats, and preserve invaluable ecosystems.
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.
A new Netflix documentary series narrated by Barack Obama reveals the majesty of Gunung Leuser National Park, one of our legacy landscapes.
With so much money poured into conservation efforts, it’s critical to know which approaches actually work. A new study published in Current Biology analysed the effectiveness of Orangutan conservation over the past 20 years, and found that some investments yield much greater returns than others.
LLF is looking for a Program Coordinator that is passionate about conservation, biodiversity and development. As LLF Program Coordinator, you will implement grant management processes, manuals and strategies. You will advise the Program Director and the implementing partners on all matters related to process and compliance in implementing the LLF grant program. You will serve as a key interface between LLF and its partners and will communicate assertively with applicants and grantees, during the preparation-, selection-, and implementation processes.