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June 20, 2019

New Methodology will fill knowledge gaps for transformative landscape finance

The Editors EcoAgriculture Partners

The Landscape Assessment of Financial Flows will help landscape initiatives ID funds for key projects and target investments that are driving degradation. Collaborative landscape initiatives have demonstrated enormous potential to mobilize stakeholders across sectors, supporting them to work together toward shared objectives of landscape regeneration. This meets a wide range of ...
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June 18, 2019

Scaling Up Agroforestry Initiatives with Integrated Landscape Management

Luisa Trujillo Ministerio de Agricultura y Ganadería (Ecuador) Eghosa Asemota

In the context of climate change, growing populations, and economic transformation, agroforestry stands to play a vital role in transitioning landscapes to meet production and protection needs. Landscapes that use agroforestry, the deliberate combination of woody perennial plants with annual crops and/or livestock, contribute to the full range of goods and services from agricul ...
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June 14, 2019

What We’re Reading: Seeding a Sustainable Future

The Editors EcoAgriculture Partners

Global food security cannot happen without sustainable food production, and sustainable food production heavily depends on the seed security of the world’s farming community. As the repository of the genetic potential of crop species and their varieties, seeds are the foundation of agriculture. With climate change threatening food production, sustainable seed systems that ens ...
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June 7, 2019

What We’re Reading: World Food Safety Day

The Editors EcoAgriculture Partners

Investing in sustainable food systems is vital to ensuring the safety of our food. Today is the first-ever UN World Food Safety Day, a day that aims to strengthen efforts to ensure that the food we eat is safe. Food is a sustainer of life, and with an estimated 600 million cases of foodborne diseases […] ...
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June 1, 2019

Announcing the brand new LIFT Website

Louis Wertz EcoAgriculture Partners

Our community of more than 400 LIFT users around the world just got richer! EcoAgriculture Partners and the Dutch National Committee of IUCN (IUCN NL) are thrilled to announce the first major update to the Landscape Investment and Finance Toolkit (LIFT) website since LIFT was fully launched last year. In the year and half since, […] ...
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