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April 26, 2017

African Landscapes Dialogue was the perfect fifth birthday party for the LPFN

Sara Scherr EcoAgriculture Partners

The Landscapes for People, Food and Nature Initiative (LPFN) just held an event that was the perfect celebration of its accomplishments, and ambitions. 140 landscape leader-practitioners, from 16 African countries, along with other international partners of the LPFN, came together in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, at the African Landscapes Dialogue.  Three days of intensive sharing an ...
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April 25, 2017

Cornell-EcoAgriculture proposal one of top 200 in MacArthur Foundation contest

Out of the original 1904 applications for the $100 million grant, we made it through to the last cut before they selected the eight semi-finalists. Our proposal, Revitalizing Global Soils, still has the potential to be a game changer for hunger and climate change. We seek to massively scale up a broad suite of techniques proven to heal and […] ...
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April 24, 2017

What We’re Reading: Insight and updates from #EarthDay weekend

The Editors EcoAgriculture Partners

These stories captivated us this past #EarthDay: Earth Day: Nine Ideas to Bridge the Gap in Conservation Finance – ImpactAlpha Important insights emerged from a conversation between conservation practitioners and investment experts that met last month at the New York offices of Credit Suisse. Among the highlights: of $8.2bn committed to conservation finance in 2015, $3 ...
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April 4, 2017

African Landscapes Dialogue sparks advances in continental action plan

Melissa Thaxton EcoAgriculture Partners

The African Landscapes Action Plan provided the starting point for a highly enriching dialogue. July 2017 will mark the third anniversary of the adoption of the African Landscapes Action Plan (ALAP), a strategic roadmap for achieving sustainable landscape management in Africa. Developed in July 2014 at the “Landscapes for People, Food and Nature in Africa” […] ...
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April 4, 2017

The Little Book in Spanish

The Editors EcoAgriculture Partners

The Little Sustainable Landscapes Book, which was launched at the COP21 in Paris, is now available Spanish, making it accessible for an even larger audience base in Latin America, where it is highly relevant. ...
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April 3, 2017

Conveners Guide to Build Landscape Coalitions

The Editors EcoAgriculture Partners

EcoAgriculture Partners and IDH, the Sustainable Trade Initiative present a “How to... guide” for promoting effective coordinated private, public and civic sector investments in sustainable natural resources management. ...
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