March 18, 2016

What We’re Reading: Learning from the Landscape Approach

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Stories we loved the week of March 13th:

Indonesia’s largest landscape-level forest restoration project ongoing in Kampar Peninsula

By adopting a landscape approach, around 150,000 hectares of environmentally important peat forest will be restored in Indonesia. This massive restoration project involves multiple stakeholders and includes local communities.

The Jakarta Post

Local Markets are a Key Resource for Seeds for Small Farmers

Many small, family farmers in Africa purchase the majority of their seeds through local markets and other informal sources. By improving access to these outlets, better crop varieties can be used to combat climate and nutrition challenges.

Food Tank

On remote Philippine island, female forest rangers are a force to be reckoned with

Nolsita Siyang, a member of the Palawan indigenous group, volunteers as a forest ranger to patrol her ancestral home. Through her work, Siyang shows how women play a vital role in securing their community’s future.

Conservation International

 

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