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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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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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November 4, 2016

What We’re Reading: Prepping for Marrakech

The EditorsEcoAgriculture Partners

Traveling to Morocco for UNFCCC COP22? Read these posts and papers on the flight and arrive prepared. Options for agriculture at Marrakech climate talks: messages for SBSTA 45 agriculture negotiators - CCAFS Report 45 (PDF) The CGIAR Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security research program (CCAFS) presents …
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October 20, 2016

Transforming Agriculture from Threat to Solution for Environmental Challenges

Sara ScherrEcoAgriculture Partners

The past year has seen a remarkable evolution of the discourse on agricultural development around the world. From the sharp focus on increasing production and yields that dominated after the 2008 food price crisis, the narrative expanded after Rio+20 to ‘sustainable intensification’—how these yields could be a…
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October 18, 2016

The rough road to market: tracking food flows in Laikipia County, Kenya

Krista HeinerEcoAgriculture Partners

It’s six o’clock in the morning. The sun is just rising and we’re already out on the road. We’re heading to the town of Kimanjo, located in northern Laikipia County, Kenya, to visit its market. As part of a joint World Agroforestry and EcoAgriculture Partners research team that is funded by the Daniel and Nina…
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