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August 20, 2016

What We’re Reading: Evaluating Corporate Commitments on Deforestation

The Editors EcoAgriculture Partners

Stories we loved the week of August 14, 2016: Parsing Private Sector Deforestation Commitments – Ecosystem Marketplace “Major companies around the world are racing to purge deforestation from their supply chains, but they’re doing so with different levels of enthusiasm and sincerity, while operating in different environments and employing different strategies. Th ...
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August 12, 2016

What We’re Reading: Close urban-rural ties in Sub-Saharan Africa

The Editors EcoAgriculture Partners

Stories we loved the week of August 7, 2016:   Rural-Urban Linkages in SSA Food Systems – IFAD “This paper examines the role of rural-urban linkages in fostering inclusive and sustainable food systems and how these contribute to rural transformation and, more broadly, to sustainable and inclusive development. Focusing on Sub-Saharan Africa [SSA], the paper ana ...
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August 10, 2016

Climate action through agricultural landscape management

Sara Scherr EcoAgriculture Partners

Climate change is one of the most powerful forces affecting agricultural landscapes today and will only be more so in the future. Changes in temperatures, precipitation and extreme weather events like floods and droughts affect crop productivity, livestock health, pest and disease incidence and generally increases farming risks. A new study in Global Food Security finds globa ...
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August 7, 2016

What We’re Reading: The Landscape Management-Migration Link

The Editors EcoAgriculture Partners

Stories we loved the week of July 31, 2016: Ethiopian Landscape Restoration Revives Livelihoods– The Guardian Ethiopian migration from rural areas suffering from landscape degradation due to deforestation and erosion has been slowed by restoration efforts that provide new livelihood opportunities for local farmers. Improved landscape management through agronomic practice ...
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