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Youth in Landscapes Initiative/Global Landscapes Forum Restoration Stewards Program 2022

Youth in Landscapes Initiative/Global Landscapes Forum Restoration Stewards Program 2022

Deadline: 31 July 2021
Open to:
anyone between the age of 18 and 35 years, who has initiated a restoration project in any of the following ecosystems: forest, mountains, oceans, peatlands/wetlands, drylands/rangelands.
a grant of 5,000 Euros


Under the banner of Generation Restoration, the Youth in Landscapes Initiative (YIL) and the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) are launching the second edition of the Restoration Stewards program to support and highlight the work of five young restoration practitioners and their teams, who will represent the next group of ‘Restoration Stewards’.

The year-long program will provide funding, mentorship, and training to deepen the impact of five youth-led restoration projects. During the program, the Restoration Stewards and their teams will be supported to further develop their project and will become ambassadors at both global and local levels. Globally, the Restoration Stewards will share their journey in a series of vlogs and blogs documenting their stories of inspiration and challenges. Locally, they will spark a restoration movement, creating pathways to connect, share, learn, and act for more sustainable landscapes.


Preferred but not mandatory are projects:


The Restoration Stewards will receive support from experts to take the project to the next level, as well as opportunities for professional development. They will receive a grant of 5,000 Euros to develop their restoration project while meeting the following objectives:

How to apply?

Project selection is a competitive process, and as such the application requires some preparation. When you apply, you will be asked the following questions (make sure to prepare the answers in advance!):

About you:

About your project:

Fill in the application form and submit it before Saturday, July 31st 2021.

For more information, please visit the official website.