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September 21, 2021

Landscapes In the United Nations Food Systems Summit: An EcoAg Update on Solutions, National Pathways and Next Steps for the Landscape Community

Sara ScherrEcoAgriculture Partners Juan RamosEcoAgriculture Partners

The United Nations Food Systems Summit (UNFSS) will be held on September 23, 2021, as part of the United Nations General Assembly. Sara Scherr, EcoAgriculture Partners president and CEO, has been busy as part of UNFSS leadership teams working on Nature-Positive Production (Action Track 3) and Territorial Governance (Action Area on Governance). After months of […] ...
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July 5, 2021

Healthy Farms, Healthy Wildlife–A New Era for Partnership?

Sara ScherrEcoAgriculture Partners

Who cares about conservation? More and more these days, the answer is farmers. It seems like a no-brainer for people who make their livelihoods off the land to contemplate the other species that also rely on it. And many do. But biodiversity hasn’t always been the first thing those involved in agriculture have considered. They […] ...
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April 15, 2021

What kind of support systems do Landscape Partnerships need?

Sara ScherrEcoAgriculture Partners Juan RamosEcoAgriculture Partners

On March 31st, EcoAgriculture Partners, the GALLOP initiative, Columbia University and Cornell University*  jointly convened a virtual workshop on Institutionalizing Support for Integrated Landscape Management to tackle this critical “piece of the puzzle” for landscapes worldwide.  The 21 participants, from 13 countries, all had deep experience in providing support to Lan ...
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February 19, 2021

A new publication links Territorial Development and Integrated Landscape Management through case studies around the world

Thomas ForsterThe New School Louise BuckEcoAgriculture PartnersCornell University Sara ScherrEcoAgriculture Partners

“Territorial Approaches for Sustainable Development,” published in January recently by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), is a stocktaking of experiences and lessons for spatial multi-sector planning and management.  The TP4D study report is oriented to policymakers, program managers, and practitioners looking for successful territo ...
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January 4, 2021

Participant Follow-up from the African Landscapes Dialogue 2019 

Sara ScherrEcoAgriculture Partners Louise BuckEcoAgriculture PartnersCornell University

The third African Landscapes Dialogue (ALD)  took place at the International Convention Centre in Arusha, Tanzania, on November 12-15, 2019. These four days were filled with intense knowledge sharing, discussion, and networking, providing the 150 participants from 18 African countries with lots of ideas and inspiration when returning to their home countries. One commitmen ...
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December 23, 2020

Update on 1000 Landscapes for 1 Billion People initiative, June-December 2020

Sara ScherrEcoAgriculture Partners

We are very pleased to share an update (click to see the full update) on progress since June of the 1000 Landscapes for 1 Billion People initiative (1000L). Our organizations, the Lead Partners of 1000L, have been working energetically–with more than 20 Technical Partners, two dozen Landscape Partnerships, a dozen landscape networks and 40 financial institutions [&hellip ...
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