October 18, 2016

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

Krista Heiner EcoAgriculture 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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March 31, 2016

A knowledge exchange, deep in the forests of Puerto Rico

Mara Novak EcoAgriculture Partners Lucila Fernandez

Across Latin America, lessons about landscapes and participatory governance are rooted in the forests. Our communications associate, Lucila Fernandez, recently went on a trip to Puerto Rico. While most would hop over to the luscious island to relax under the shade of a palm tree, Lucila was there for a mission slightly different from the usual […] ...
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January 12, 2016

CAMBiando cardamom and conservation in Guatemala

Lee Gross EcoAgriculture Partners

Heralded as the ‘place of many trees,’ Guatemala was my third stop in the evaluation of the biodiversity impacts of the CAMBio project in Central America. From dry pine-oak forest in the Western highlands to dense, moist rainforest in the Northern lowlands, the country accounts for a large expanse of Central America’s forest lands. In […] ...
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October 20, 2015

Tablet in Hand and Drone in the Sky, EcoAg Evaluates On-farm Conservation in Honduras

Lee Gross EcoAgriculture Partners

Ocotepeque, Honduras is not just a quaint, picturesque town in the foothills of the Sierra Madre de Chiapas. Tucked against the Salvadoran border and close to the border with Guatemala, Ocotepeque’s elevation and unique biogeography lends itself to a high diversity of tropical vegetation and wildlife and high-quality coffee production. Between the years of 2009-2014, th ...
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September 5, 2015

In Vietnam, Landscape Approach Brings Stakeholders Together to Address Climate Change

Abigail Hart EcoAgriculture Partners

In Vietnam, somewhere between the aspirations of farmers and the goals of the national government lies an opportunity to implement the landscape approach. Editor’s Note: In the last few months, EcoAgriculture Partners visited the Ha Tinh province of Vietnam to study strategies for climate change mitigation and resilience in agriculture. While there, project manager Abigail ...
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August 31, 2015

Digging into Kenyan Finance for Landscape Management

Evan Romanko EcoAgriculture Partners Louis Wertz

To tackle the obstacles to increased sustainable development finance, we’re working on a national level assessment of the opportunities and challenges for integrated landscape investments in Kenya. It took a lot of sitting in gridlocked Nairobi traffic, but project manager Krista Heiner and EcoAg Fellow David Kuria managed to meet with more than 30 Kenyans knowledgeabl ...
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