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February 15, 2017

The meaning of an African landscapes dialogue

Louis Wertz EcoAgriculture 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 together and giving them the platform and the microphone, and ...
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October 3, 2016

EcoAg helps launch new program with partner Solidaridad in Honduras

Louis Wertz EcoAgriculture Partners

La Prensa in Honduras reports on the launch of Solidaridad Network’s new Programa de Paisajes Sostenibles de Honduras (PASOS). EcoAgriculture Partners is helping Solidaridad with the design and implementation of a three-year multi-sector landscape approach to sustainability in the northern zone of Honduras, building off a successful platform with the palm oil sector. ...
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September 8, 2016

New tool for participatory planning, monitoring and evaluation of multi-stakeholder platforms in integrated landscape initiatives

EcoAgriculture Partners and Tropenbos International publish new method to improve the performance of multi-stakeholder platforms. The rapidly rising popularity of the landscape approach is resulting in a growing number of integrated landscape initiatives. Such initiatives often involve multi-stakeholder platforms, meant to enable discussions, negotiations and joint planning b ...
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June 27, 2016

News Release – Landscape partnerships: a path forward for sustainable agribusiness

EcoAgriculture Partners and IUCN

The future of sustainable agriculture goes beyond the fence, farm, or even supply chain. From May 31 to June 2 at the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center in Italy, EcoAgriculture Partners, IUCN, SAI Platform and the Sustainable Food Lab, hosted a diverse group of leaders from business, government, and civil society to engage in mutual learning […] ...
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March 23, 2016

Sharpening the minds of landscape shakers and movers

Lee Gross EcoAgriculture Partners Louise Buck

A pilot test of an eCourse on the landscape approach stirs interest in an upcoming online curricula. On March 10, 2016 EcoAgriculture Partners, Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) and the World Bank’s Climate Change Group co-hosted a three hour workshop introducing the Landscape Approach. The workshop included more than 40 World Bank staff from […] ...
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December 3, 2015

A conversation with Board Member Luc Gnacadja

Alexandra Kirton EcoAgriculture Partners

In September, EcoAgriculture Partners welcomed Luc Gnacadja onto our Board of Directors. This week, we spoke to him about what makes the landscape approach so valuable and his motivation to join the EcoAgriculture Partners board. Through the involvement of raising issues related to scientific and evidence based policy for land management in the national and […] ...
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September 17, 2015

Stepping Asia Towards a Greener Future

Lucila Fernandez EcoAgriculture Partners Louis Wertz

A new book from EcoAgriculture and the World Bank will help policymakers make agricultural sustainability a national reality New insight from research across six countries in East and Southeast Asia brings needed clarity to the hazy agricultural and environmental policy atmosphere of the region. A book synthesizing the work, published this September by EcoAgriculture Partners [ ...
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September 1, 2015

New Project: Evaluating the $30 million CAMBio program

Lucila Fernandez EcoAgriculture Partners

EcoAgriculture Partners will be the lead evaluator of a six-year, $30 million GEF/UNDP program implemented in five Central American countries using local bank credit to finance the transition to biodiversity-friendly agriculture and enterprises. From July to December 2015, we will be working alongside program stakeholders, including the Central American Bank for Economic I ...
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August 31, 2015

This September, new research will help East and Southeast Asia “green” commodity agriculture

Lucila Fernandez EcoAgriculture Partners

In a region where accelerated agricultural development has led to serious resource degradation, new research shows policy makers in East and Southeast Asia how to take major steps forward in reducing the environmental footprint of agriculture. EcoAgriculture Partners joined forces with the World Bank and Clarmondial to produce the forthcoming book Steps Toward Green, a [&hellip ...
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August 26, 2015

Mariteuw Chimère Diaw and Luc Gnacadja join our Board of Directors

Louis Wertz EcoAgriculture Partners

EcoAgriculture Partners is extremely pleased to announce the addition of two eminent African leaders in landscape management to our Board of Directors. Mariteuw Chimère Diaw Chimère Diaw has been Director General of the African Model Forest Network (AMFN) since 2007. He has led that organization to great prominence and stability by focusing on building strong multi-stakeh ...
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