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October 7, 2016

What We’re Reading: Major rural development report

The EditorsEcoAgriculture Partners

2016 Rural Development Report - IFAD The report notes, "Small farms continue to provide livelihoods for up to 2.5 billion people and account for up to 80 per cent of food produced in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. In a fast-changing world, rural areas must transform - and rapidly - in order to be sustainably included in…
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October 3, 2016

EcoAg helps launch new program with partner Solidaridad in Honduras

Louis WertzEcoAgriculture 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, buildi…
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September 22, 2016

One year has passed since the SDGs were agreed. What’s happened?

Louis WertzEcoAgriculture Partners

How is the "integrated and indivisible" nature of the Sustainable Development Goals being translated into action by national governments? Over nearly four years of drafting and negotiation, involving the largest public consultation process ever undertaken, United Nations member states defined and then agreed on …
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September 16, 2016

What We’re Reading: Billion Dollar Opportunity in Sustainable Land Use

The EditorsEcoAgriculture Partners

Stories we loved the week of September 12th: The billion-dollar opportunity in sustainable land use - Sustainability "Sustainable land use in forestry and agriculture is critical to prosperous rural economies, inclusive development and dealing with climate change. But more than that, it is an enormous investment an…
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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, m…
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August 20, 2016

What We’re Reading: Evaluating Corporate Commitments on Deforestation

The EditorsEcoAgriculture 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…
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