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Youth in landscapes: Building skills, confidence and networks

The ‘youth in landscapes’ initiative ( aims to more effectively engage young professionals, early career scientists and students in global land use science policy fora. Masterclasses build skills and confidence, youth design and apply collaborative problem solving approaches to help tackle real-world problems the Global Landscapes Forum youth session and a conference mentoring program pairs younger and senior delegates with similar backgrounds and interests.

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Music by Seastock, used under not-for-profit Creative Commons License. Animation by Danny Masalkovski ( and video editing and voiceover by Kate Evans.

This video was first published on the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) on March the 17th, 2015.

Watch it on YouTube.