Changing how we produce food is the only way to sustain both people and planet

The systems that we depend on for our daily sustenance are destroying the foundation of our societies: the natural ecosystems all species need to survive. With the world population growing and world f ...

Prototyping forest livelihoods to strengthen local governance

Nearly 25% of the world's population depends on forests for their livelihoods. When combined with community-based approaches to forest management these livelihoods provide multiple income streams for ...

The Regenerative Agriculture and Food Systems Summit: trust is paramount for a true transition

For the second year running, the Regenerative Agriculture and Food Systems Summit took place earlier this month in Amsterdam, bringing delegates together from across the sustainability and agriculture ...

Willem Ferwerda receives prestigious sustainability prize

Commonland CEO and founder, Willem Ferwerda, has received the Wubbo Ockels Brandaris Oeuvre Prize—an award for individuals who exhibit courage, perseverance, and imagination in their tireless dedica ...

Millets: an ancient crop for a resilient future

In the face of rising temperatures and a growing water crisis, India is looking to an ancient crop to play a role in the future of resilient and agroecological farming.

Rehabilitating a water catchment through landscape restoration

Living Lands provides examples of how to better manage areas for farming and for water catchment rehabilitation.

Join fellow change makers on the u-lab 1x 2023 learning journey

Get ready for a paradigm-shifting journey as the u-lab 1x 2023 learning experience opens its doors. In an age of rapid change, this transformative program invites forward-thinkers, change makers, and ...

Commonland brings young people together for systems change workshop at Goed Geld Gala

On June 5th, the yearly Good Money Gala (Goed Geld Gala) organised by the National Postcode Lottery (NPL) took place, the biggest gathering in The Netherlands of charities and organizations working to ...

Commonland Annual Report 2022

Our Annual Report looks back at the impact Commonland and partners made through holistic landscape restoration in 2022. In a world where one football pitch of soil is degraded every 5 seconds, exacerb ...

Aligning financial flows with the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework

Most financial flows contribute to nature degradation. To fulfil the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework, the financial sector must transform the way it operates. A recently published high- ...

Unearthing the hidden heroes of carbon storage

Did you know that fungi in the soil are a major carbon sink? Amidst the complex web of life beneath our feet, mycorrhizal fungi stand as unsung heroes in the battle against climate change. These remar ...