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Connecting farm to landscape for biodiversity conservation

Connecting farm to landscape for biodiversity conservation

  • Lee Gross
  • Sebastian Castro-Tanzi
  • Sara Scherr

This discussion paper presents the results of a study undertaken by EcoAgriculture Partners in late 2015 focused on evaluating the CAMBio project’s biodiversity impacts, at field and landscape...

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Integrated Landscape Investment in Kenya

  • Krista Heiner
  • Seth Shames
  • Emily Spiegel

A snapshot of the successes, challenges, and innovations in investment in ILM in Kenya.

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Discussion Paper No 11

Taking Tree-based Ecosystem Approaches to Scale

  • Louise Willemen
  • Abigail Hart
  • Christine Negra
  • Celia A. Harvey
  • Frank Place
  • Sara Scherr
  • Lars Laestadius
  • Bastiaan Louman
  • Robert Winterbottom

Tree-Based Ecosystem Approaches (TBEAs) include a variety of land and forestry management systems and practices that combine trees with agricultural production, in pursuit of sustained or increased...

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Pathways to Collaborative Action: Transforming Agricultural, Land and Food Systems

  • Fiona McKenzie

This discussion paper seeks not to demotivate with more depressing statistics (although there will be some), but to inspire with the possibilities of taking cross-sectoral collaborative action to...

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Coordinating Finance for Climate-Smart Agriculture

  • Seth Shames
  • Rachel Friedman
  • Tanja Havemann

This paper presents the findings of an inventory of the scale and structure of flows of climate and agricultural finance in the developing world, with a particular focus on sub-Saharan Africa and...

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Assessing the Ecological Impacts of Agricultural Eco-Certification and Standards: A Global Review of the Science and Practice

  • Jeffrey C. Milder
  • Lee Gross
  • Alexandra M. Class

Assessing the Ecological Impacts of Agricultural Eco-Certification and Standards reviews the science and practice of ecological impact assessments for agricultural eco-standards.

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Integrating Agendas for Forests, Agriculture and Climate Change Mitigation: Rationale and Recommendations for Landscape Strategies, National Policy and International Climate Action

  • Seth Shames
  • Sara Scherr
  • Courtney Wallace-Stokes
  • Jeffrey Hatcher

This paper identifies the critical issues for understanding the relationship between forestry and agriculture and applies them to develop recommendations for action to support effective and equitable...

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Performance and Potential of Conservation Agriculture for Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation in Sub-Saharan Africa

  • Terhi Majanen
  • Sara Scherr

This Discussion Paper examines how conservation agriculture (CA) might also support climate change adaptation and mitigation in the context of smallholder agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Agriculture and the Convention on Biological Diversity – Guidelines for Applying the Ecosystem Approach

  • Seth Shames
  • Sara Scherr

Discussions among CBD stakeholders made clear to us that there is a significant demand within CBD policy circles to explore policy guidelines for implementing the program of work on agricultural...

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New Directions for Integrating Environment and Development in East Africa

  • Steve Bass
  • Sara Scherr
  • Yves Renard
  • Seth Shames

Key findings from consultations with stakeholders in Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda conducted together with IIED in early 2009.

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Understanding Ecoagriculture: A Framework for Measuring Landscape Performance

  • Louise Buck
  • Jeffrey C. Milder
  • Thomas Gavin
  • Ishani Mukherjee

Ecoagriculture is already being practiced in hundreds of locations worldwide, with promising results for regions where biodiversity conservation, food production, and poverty alleviation are all high...

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Ecoagriculture: A Review and Assessment of its Scientific Foundations

  • Louise Buck
  • Thomas Gavin
  • David R. Lee
  • Norman T. Uphoff

This report elaborates on the opportunities, concepts, and challenges in ecoagriculture. Agricultural productivity, biodiversity conservation, and livelihood objectives are discussed individually and...

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