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February 15, 2017

The meaning of an African landscapes dialogue

Louis WertzEcoAgriculture Partners

When you bring landscape leaders together, they inspire each other to make big change. That's what the upcoming African Landscapes Dialogue in Addis Ababa, March 6-9th is all about: gathering the leaders of agricultural, conservation and rural development projects and programs from around the Horn of Africa togethe…
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February 10, 2017

What We’re Reading: New developments in financing sustainable development

The EditorsEcoAgriculture Partners

Stories we loved the week of February 5th: Italian National Dialogue Finds 18 Ways to Promote Sustainable Finance - SDG Knowledge Hub "A national dialogue process on green finance in Italy has yielded a list of 18 possible policy actions for redesigning the country’s financial system to meet sustainability aims. …
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January 6, 2017

What We’re Reading: The argument for intentionally designing agricultural landscapes

The EditorsEcoAgriculture Partners

This short reading list, which kept us busy in front of the fire over the holiday period, is a great way to get excited about transforming agriculture in 2017: Designing agricultural landscapes for biodiversity-based ecosystem services – Basic and Applied Ecology This vital new article by Douglas A. Landis makes…
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January 3, 2017

My New Year’s Resolution: Inspire and empower the next wave of Landscape Champions

Sara ScherrEcoAgriculture Partners

When I look back on 2016 from the lens of sustainable landscapes, I see a remarkable transition underway. Big institutions in government, business, and finance have begun making serious efforts to grapple with the challenge of integrated landscape management at scale. They are recognizing the critical importance of a…
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December 8, 2016

Could the World Economic Forum finally take Integrated Landscape Management mainstream?

Sara ScherrEcoAgriculture Partners

I recently spent two days in Amsterdam at the World Economic Forum’s “New Vision for Agriculture” Transformation Leaders’ Workshop, and came away thinking that perhaps the time for mainstreaming integrated landscape management (ILM) had arrived.
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November 22, 2016

Election reflections: Using tools of collaborative landscape management to bridge the rural-urban divide

Sara ScherrEcoAgriculture Partners

Communities that are empowered to create and implement a vision for their own future are naturally skeptical of politicians who claim 'I alone can fix it.'
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