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September 28, 2020

Meet Zoe Barr: the newest addition to the EcoAgriculture Partner´s team

Zoe Barr EcoAgriculture Partners Manon Koningstein

Zoe Barr is EcoAgriculture’s newest Project Intern. With a degree from Cornell University and a special interest in integrating agroforestry into conservation incentivization schemes such as REDD+ and other green initiatives, she will be a real added value to the team. She mentions that she is particularly excited to be working alongside a number of individuals who are promin ...
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September 24, 2020

What we´re reading: The Other Way COVID Will Kill: Hunger

Manon Koningstein EcoAgriculture Partners

A recently published article in the New York Times: ´The other way COVID will kill: Hunger´, Peter Goodman and colleagues give examples of how this pandemic has led to more than a quarter of a billion people worldwide facing life-threatening levels of food insecurity (according to the United Nations World Food Program).  ...
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September 23, 2020

Meet Juan Carlos Ramos: the newest addition to the EcoAgriculture Partner´s team

Juan Ramos EcoAgriculture Partners Manon Koningstein

Juan Ramos is EcoAgriculture’s newest Program Intern. Juan is especially interested in finding out how we can regenerate our natural world and how to sustain the needs of our communities across the world through finance and technology. He is especially excited about the opportunity to work and learn from leaders and practitioners across to world to develop and compile effecti ...
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September 22, 2020

New reports out: Gender and Integrated Landscape Management in MesoAmerica; and MultiStakeholder Platforms for Sustainable Landscapes in MesoAmerica

Manon Koningstein EcoAgriculture Partners

More than ever, collaborative action is vital to tackle the regionally-unique shared challenges and reach the desired sustainable landscapes across Mesoamerica, that much is sure. By connecting leaders from farmer, community and indigenous organizations, local governments, businesses, NGOs and other stakeholders, who are working together through Integrated Landscape Management ...
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September 8, 2020

What we´re reading: Transformation Capital: Systemic Investing for Sustainability

Manon Koningstein EcoAgriculture Partners Sara Scherr

A freshly published report on systemic investing for sustainability--´Transformation Capital´--directly addresses that challenge. This ground-breaking report by Dominic Hofstetter, Director of Capital & Investments at Climate-KIC, provides a rationale and framework for connecting place-based “strategic investment portfolios’ with finance and the innovations that will be n ...
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September 7, 2020

Using Integrated Landscape Management to scale Agroforestry: Examples from Ecuador

Manon Koningstein EcoAgriculture Partners Louise Buck

In their newest publication in Sustainability Science: ‘Using Integrated Landscape Management to scale Agroforestry: Examples from Ecuador’ Sara Scherr and Louise Buck collaborate with Luisa Truijillo (EcoAgriculture Fellow), Jefferson Mecham and Marie Flemming to explore the application of ILM in agroforestry initiatives in two landscapes in Ecuador: the Chocó-Andean Bio- ...
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