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July 29, 2016

What We’re Reading: USDA makes investments in coaching for local leaders

The Editors EcoAgriculture Partners

Stories we loved the week of July 24, 2016: 7 Rivers Alliance all SET for USDA economic development project – LaCrosse Tribune This story provides a fantastic example how enabling investments for multi-stakeholder landscape management in rural landscapes can help ensure local participation in development planning. Securing the SDGs will happen through efforts like thi ...
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July 25, 2016

What We’re Reading: Measuring Progress towards the SDGs

The Editors EcoAgriculture Partners

Stories we loved the week of July 17, 2016: New Index to Spur Action on SDGs – Sustainable Development Solutions Network “Today, the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and the Bertelsmann Stiftung launched a new Sustainable Development Goal Index and Dashboard to provide a report card for tracking SDG progress and ensuring accountability. As minister ...
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July 21, 2016

Linking landscapes to UN processes and the SDGs at the High-Level Political Forum

Catherine Rothacker EcoAgriculture Partners

Last week, I had the opportunity to attend the first High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) convened by the United Nations since member states agreed to the Sustainable Development Goals in September 2015. Because I had never attended a UN event before, successfully navigating the HLPF initially seemed like a daunting endeavor — a whirlwind of [&hellip ...
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July 15, 2016

What We’re Reading: UN Forum on Sustainable Development

The Editors EcoAgriculture Partners

Stories we loved the week of July 10, 2016: UN Forum on Sustainable Development Goals Begins – UN News Centre From July 11-20, the United Nations Headquarters in New York is hosting the first UN High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), a gathering of country, civil society, and private sector representatives to advance efforts to achieve […] ...
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July 5, 2016

What We’re Reading: Integrated Landscape Management’s Evolution, Reviewed

The Editors EcoAgriculture Partners

Stories we loved the week of June 26, 2016: Landscapes Approach Thinking Continues to Evolve – Global Landscapes Forum The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and its partners conducted a review of 17,000 documents from the literature on the integrated landscape approach to analyze the concept’s evolution over time. Their study found evidence that th ...
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