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Standards of practice to guide ecosystem restoration: A contribution to the United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration


The Standards of practice were developed through a synthesis of the large volume of existing best practice guidance for a broad array of restorative activities, from sustainable agriculture to ecological restoration, as well as the recommendations of the Science Taskforce for the UN Decade.


Guidance type/project stage

  • General
  • Governance
  • Implementation
  • Ecosystem management
  • Monitoring and assessment
  • Planning
  • Ecosystem restoration
  • Principles and standards


  • Any ecosystem

Challenges addressed

  • Any challenges
  • Biodiversity

Source | FAO, SER & IUCN

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