The Bonn Challenge is a global aspiration to restore 150 million hectares of the world's deforested and degraded lands by 2020 and 350 million hectares by 2030.

How far we've come

124.32 million hectares pledged

2020 goal 2030 goal 0 150 350

Million hectares

Commitments

38

Potential

  • Climate benefit:

    12.82 GtCO2 sequestered

  • Economic activity:

    39,040 million USD

  • Panama

    Committed

    1 million hectares
    • 2015 1 million hectares by 2020
  • Guatemala Private Natural Reserves

    Committed

    0.04 million hectares
    • 2015 0.04 million hectares by 2020
  • Malawi

    Committed

    4.5 million hectares
    • 2015 2 million hectares by 2020
    • 2015 2.5 million hectares by 2030
  • Benin

    Committed

    0.5 million hectares
    • 2015 0.2 million hectares by 2020
    • 2015 0.3 million hectares by 2030
  • Guinea

    Committed

    2 million hectares
    • 2015 2 million hectares by 2030
  • Central African Republic

    Committed

    3.5 million hectares
    • 2015 1 million hectares by 2020
    • 2015 2.5 million hectares by 2030
  • Côte d'Ivoire

    Committed

    5 million hectares
    • 2015 5 million hectares by 2030
  • Mexico (Campeche)

    Committed

    0.75 million hectares
    • 2014 0.4 million hectares by 2020
    • 2014 0.35 million hectares by 2030
  • Mexico (Quintana Roo)

    Committed

    0.7 million hectares
    • 2014 0.3 million hectares by 2020
    • 2014 0.4 million hectares by 2030
  • Asia Pulp & Paper

    Committed

    1 million hectares
    • 2014 1 million hectares by 2020
  • Nicaragua

    Committed

    2.7 million hectares
    • 2014 2.7 million hectares by 2020
  • Honduras

    Committed

    1 million hectares
    • 2014 1 million hectares by 2020
  • Argentina

    Committed

    1 million hectares
    • 2014 1 million hectares by 2020
  • Republic of the Congo

    Committed

    2 million hectares
    • 2014 2 million hectares by 2030
  • Madagascar

    Committed

    4 million hectares
    • 2014 2.5 million hectares by 2020
    • 2014 1.5 million hectares by 2030
  • Mozambique

    Committed

    1 million hectares
    • 2015 1 million hectares by 2030
  • Liberia

    Committed

    1 million hectares
    • 2014 1 million hectares by 2020
  • Burundi

    Committed

    2 million hectares
    • 2014 2 million hectares by 2020
  • Chile

    Committed

    0.5 million hectares
    • 2015 0.5 million hectares by 2020
  • Ecuador

    Committed

    0.5 million hectares
    • 2014 0.5 million hectares by 2020
  • Peru

    Committed

    3.2 million hectares
    • 2013 3.2 million hectares by 2020
  • Pakistan (KPK)

    Committed

    0.38 million hectares
    • 2014 0.38 million hectares by 2020
  • Mexico

    Committed

    6.5 million hectares
    • 2014 6.5 million hectares by 2020
  • Ghana

    Committed

    2 million hectares
    • 2014 2 million hectares by 2030
  • Kenya

    Assessment: Underway

    Committed

    5.1 million hectares
    • 2015 5.1 million hectares by 2030
  • Mexico (Yucatán)

    Committed

    0.55 million hectares
    • 2014 0.25 million hectares by 2020
    • 2014 0.3 million hectares by 2030
  • Niger

    Committed

    3.2 million hectares
    • 2014 3.2 million hectares by 2020
  • Brazil's Atlantic Forest Restoration Pact

    Assessment: Underway

    Committed

    1 million hectares
    • 2011 1 million hectares by 2020
  • Uganda

    Assessment: Underway

    Committed

    2.5 million hectares
    • 2014 2.5 million hectares by 2020
  • Guatemala

    Assessment: Underway

    Committed

    1.2 million hectares
    • 2013 1.2 million hectares by 2020
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Committed

    8 million hectares
    • 2013 8 million hectares by 2020
  • Colombia

    Assessment: Underway

    Committed

    1 million hectares
    • 2014 1 million hectares by 2020
  • Ethiopia

    Assessment: Underway

    Committed

    15 million hectares
    • 2014 15 million hectares by 2020
  • India

    Committed

    21 million hectares
    • 2014 13 million hectares by 2020
    • 2014 8 million hectares by 2030
  • Costa Rica

    Assessment: Underway

    Committed

    1 million hectares
    • 2011 1 million hectares by 2020
  • El Salvador

    Assessment: Underway

    Committed

    1 million hectares
    • 2012 1 million hectares by 2020
  • Rwanda

    Assessment: Underway

    Committed

    2 million hectares
    • 2011 2 million hectares by 2020
  • United States

    Committed

    15 million hectares
    • 2010 15 million hectares by 2020

The Bonn Challenge