The CALM framework: A new business as usual
Across sub-Saharan Africa, projections for growth in energy, infrastructure, extractives and agriculture are staggering. Unmitigated impacts are driving the rapid decline of biodiversity, with disastrous consequences for carbon emissions, water security, human health and the lands and livelihoods of local communities. Reconciling economic, social and environmental objectives presents an enormous challenge. With urgent, concerted and collaborative efforts, there is still time to halt biodiversity loss and reverse the trend of nature’s decline while meeting other societal goals.
The CALM framework (Collaboration Across the Landscape to Mitigate the impacts of development), produced by Fauna & Flora, responds to shortcomings in the business-as-usual management of complex multi-use landscapes. It addresses the need for transformative change to ensure that landscapes are resilient, development is sustainable and social and ecological values survive and thrive.
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