Since 2015, the NYDF Assessment Partners have conducted an annual assessment of global progress toward the ten goals of the New York Declaration on Forests (NYDF) and its 2020 and 2030 targets – including NYDF Goal 5, focused on restoring 350 million hectares of degraded land by 2030. The Glasgow Leader's Declaration on Forests and Land Use, adopted at COP26, echoes this same target in its goal to "halt and reverse deforestation by 2030.
Are we on track to meet the 2030 restoration goal? Read our summary of progress over the past decade.
The NYDF Assessment recently published detailed progress updates on all ten goals of the NYDF, as well as insights on global progress and the barriers that stakeholders face in protecting and restoring forests.