August 27, 2017

Caux Dialogue on Land and Security calls for systems change

Louis Wertz EcoAgriculture Partners

The important event produced a radical communique that called for urgent systems change. We wholeheartedly agree. From the 11th to the 15th of July, a group of 140 leaders from around the world gathered at Caux, Switzerland, nestled in the mountains above Lake Geneva, and reflected on the state of land degradation, and the ongoing […] ...
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August 17, 2017

Landscape Approaches are not at risk of becoming a fad, no matter the absence of peer-review

Sara Scherr EcoAgriculture Partners

Landscape approaches are not a fad. Industrial agriculture dependent on toxic chemicals, protected areas that exclude the very communities whose long-term stewardship maintained them, and the hyper-specialization of the sciences are fads. Landscape approaches are the manifestation of the integrated nature of the biosphere, aligning human decision-making processes with the proce ...
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