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February 22, 2019

What We’re Reading: Examining insect collapse and its impact

The Editors EcoAgriculture Partners

This week at EcoAgriculture Partners, we read about the social and environmental impact of the global insect decline, efforts to mitigate it and the urgent need for more sustainable, ecologically-based practices.   Plummeting insect numbers ‘threaten collapse of nature’ – The Guardian As food for animals, pollinators, and recyclers of nutrients, insects a ...
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February 19, 2019

Assessing the social impact of a teaching farm in Uganda

Eghosa Asemota Cornell University EcoAgriculture Partners

Development initiatives and projects are as good as the social impact they can demonstrate. NGOs and entrepreneurs continue to burst at the seams with innovative ways to promote social good, tackle poverty, enhance global health and preserve the environment. But precisely how to measure the social impact of their initiatives remains a recurring question. Last […] ...
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February 15, 2019

What We’re Reading: Understanding the Green New Deal proposal

The Editors EcoAgriculture Partners

This week at EcoAgriculture Partners we read about the Green New Deal, the major new proposal that would tie a livable climate and a just economy together more explicitly than ever before. The Green New Deal, outlined this week in a non-binding resolution passed by the United States House of Representatives, represents the first real national-level […] ...
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February 14, 2019

A New Landscape Working Group within the Coalition for Private Investment in Conservation

Eghosa Asemota Cornell University EcoAgriculture Partners Seth Shames

We’ve partnered with CPIC to amplify their sectoral work through landscape approaches to finance. Since launching in September 2016, the Coalition for Private Investment in Conservation (CPIC), a global multi-stakeholder initiative, has focused on enabling private, return-seeking investment in conservation projects. Now, EcoAgriculture Partners is teaming up with this powerho ...
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February 12, 2019

Meet Eghosa Asemota, the newest addition to the EcoAgriculture Partners team

Eghosa Asemota Cornell University EcoAgriculture Partners The Editors

You may have noticed a new name in the bylines of this blog in recent weeks. Get to know Eghosa Asemota in this interview. Eghosa joins EcoAg as our winter/spring 2019 communications intern while finishing the last semester of her Masters in Public Administration program at Cornell University. We’re thrilled that’s she both an experienced […] ...
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February 8, 2019

What We’re Reading: Aligning climate finance with more sustainable development impacts

The Editors EcoAgriculture Partners

This week at EcoAgriculture Partners, we read about some innovative financial instruments that are linking climate finance with additional SDG impacts.   Women/Energy/Climate: Linking SDGs to drive finance to high-impact projects (PDF) – Gold Standard To tackle the most urgent social, economic and environmental challenges of our times, a holistic approach that takes ...
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February 1, 2019

What We’re Reading: Enabling climate action through collaboration

Eghosa Asemota Cornell University EcoAgriculture Partners

This week at EcoAgriculture Partners, we read about the significant role that cross-sector collaboration plays in the global push toward proactive and responsive climate action.   Ethiopia’s ‘church forests’ are incredible oases of green – National Geographic In northern Ethiopia, most forestry has been cleared to make way for agricultural endeavors that suppor ...
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