Behavior Change: A Toolkit for EcoSystem Restoration


Behavior Change: A Toolkit for EcoSystem Restoration


Get ready for an exciting event that shines a spotlight on how changing our behavior can charge efforts to restore ecosystems. Join us for this special gathering, co-hosted by RARE and the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), in partnership with the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration.

The upcoming session empowers participants with a blend of knowledge, insight, and motivation, focusing on behavior-centered design (BCD) and behavioral sciences to enhance ecosystem restoration aligned with the UN Decade's mission.

We will cover essential concepts from behavioral and social sciences, combined with design thinking principles, offering a fresh approach to environmental challenges. Experience real-world success stories through captivating case studies, showcasing these principles in action. Engage in interactive activities to apply strategies discussed earlier.

This session suits conservationists, restoration experts, policy shapers, communication professionals and anyone interested in driving positive change.

Ready to dive in? Don't miss out! Seize your spot in this enlightening session by registering today. Limited space underscores the need for swift action to secure your place in this transformative learning experience.


  • 15:30 Online check-in (by Sam Gray, moderator)
  • 15:35 Opening remarks and welcome (by Natalia Alekseeva, UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration Coordinator)
  • 15:40 Introduction to Behavior Change & Behavior-Centered Design (by Katie Heffner, RARE)
  • 15:50 Case study of successful project (by Harrington Nyirenda, GIZ and partners at FAO)
  • 16:05 Framing activity for attendees: Looking at the successful project with a behavioral lens (by Katie Heffner, RARE)
  • 16:15 Q&A session (by Sam Gray, moderator)
  • 16:25 Closing remarks (by Sam Gray, moderator)