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December 25, 2019

Highlights of 2019!

Sara Scherr EcoAgriculture Partners

2019 brought an explosion of action globally to use integrated landscape management (ILM), as a means to implement the Sustainable Development Goals building on local values and priorities. EcoAgriculture Partners made important contributions this year: launching an unprecedented collaboration to scale ILM; developing new models and tools for landscape finance; convening land ...
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December 19, 2019

Integrated strategies on biodiversity are key for the well-being of environmental and human systems

Tom Derr Manon Koningstein

This blog is a summary of the FAO-EcoAgriculture Partners High-Level Dialogue on ´2020 Year of Biodiversity: How Can Integrated Landscape Strategies Contribute?´, held December 10th by FAO and EcoAgriculture Partners in Washington DC.  Biodiversity as a global priority In 2020 and beyond, biodiversity is set to be a global priority as nations and civil society […] ...
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December 18, 2019

First North America Landscape Finance Forum explores innovative investment models

Seth Shames EcoAgriculture Partners Manon Koningstein

The North America Landscape Finance Forum (NALFF) explored integrated landscape investment models in the U.S. and Canada, where some of the most innovative initiatives are taking place. The goals of the full-day forum were to better understand the key elements of integrated landscape investments, share knowledge among innovators, and explore collaborative actions that coul ...
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December 16, 2019

Meet Tom Derr: the newest addition to the EcoAgriculture Partner´s team

Tom Derr Manon Koningstein

Tom is EcoAgriculture’s newest staff member playing a multifaceted role as a Program and Communication Associate. As a human geographer, Tom brings an interdisciplinary background and has worked to apply his knowledge in both non-profit and field-based settings. EcoAg: What’s your background with landscape approaches? Tom: My introduction to landscape approaches came in wes ...
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December 3, 2019

Meet Manon Koningstein: the newest addition to the EcoAgriculture Partner´s team

Manon Koningstein EcoAgriculture Partners

Manon Koningstein is EcoAgriculture´s newest staff member. With a background in communications in agriculture for development and a Master’s degree in Intercultural Communications, she will bring creative ideas to the organization as the new Communications Manager. What´s my story with Communications and Agriculture? Having rolled into Communications in Agriculture “a ...
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December 2, 2019

Meet Rachel Rasmussen: the newest addition to the EcoAgriculture Partners team

Manon Koningstein EcoAgriculture Partners

EcoAgriculture Cornell-based intern Rachel Rasmussen has already been on board for some months, working together with Dr. Louise Buck (EcoAgriculture´s Director of Landscape Management Innovation and faculty member of Cornell University’s Department of Natural Resources). – so time to learn a bit more about Rachel and her scope of work! EcoAg: Tell us a bit […] ...
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