Promoting the Landscape Approach in Asia-Pacific Developing Countries: Key Concepts and Ways Forward

Number 37

This policy brief advocates the landscape approach in areas where competing demands on land and natural resources in the Asia-Pacific region can be observed. The landscape approach enables development while protecting and enhancing ecosystems and their services. Definitions, a set of normative principles and recommendations, including building on existing initiatives and tailoring support to reflect local contexts, are provided to promote the landscape approach.