Foundations of Land Ecosystem Restoration

Organised by Azim Premji University, Bengaluru in collaboration with UNCCD’s G20 convention on Land and Ecosystem Restoration

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Habitat modification and degradation is one of the top planetary crises. In the UN decade on Ecosystem Restoration, India has pledged to create growth opportunities in the field of ecosystem restoration to prevent, halt, and reverse land degradation and enhance the conservation and restoration of terrestrial habitats. It is with a global ambition of achieving a 50% reduction in degraded land by 2040. 

This workshop emerges from Azim Premji University’s collaborative initiatives with UNCCD’s G20 convention on land and ecosystem restoration.

Azim Premji University invites you to this workshop on Foundations of Land Restoration (hybrid mode). There are only 30 seats, so register soon! The workshop is for private and government restoration practitioners and graduate students interested in ecosystem restoration.

Highlights of the workshop:

  • Understanding key theoretical underpinnings and practical challenges of terrestrial ecosystem restoration.
  • National and international resource experts to listen to and engage in discussions with.
  • Hybrid mode: online lectures accompanied with nearby field visits and interaction with restoration practitioners.
  • Participants will get a certificate by completing the workshop.

Register by 15 May 2024

Bethanie Walder (Society for Ecological Restoration)

Nicole Harari (University of Bern)

T. R. Shankar Raman (National Science Foundation)

Anand M. Osuri (National Science Foundation)

Arjun Singh (National Science Foundation/​Ecological Restoration Alliance, India)

Cora vanOosten (CIFOR-ICRAF)

Ramesh (Junglescapes)

I B Manoj (Grassroute)

Manna Bhan (ATREE)

Anirban Roy (ATREE)

Manisha Kairaly (ARUGU)

Pradip Kishen (Practitioner, Ecological Restoration Alliance, India)

Jayanti Ray Mukherjee, Faculty, Azim Premji University

Sunayana Ganguly, Faculty, Azim Premji University

For queries:

Please send in your queries with the subject line Restoration Workshop” to:



This workshop is for maximum 30 participants.

Please register before 15 May 2024*

Course fee: INR 4000 

*participants will be contacted by email for payment options