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January 4, 2021

Participant Follow-up from the African Landscapes Dialogue 2019 

Manon KoningsteinEcoAgriculture Partners 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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December 23, 2020

Reflecting on a challenging–but hopeful–year for landscape regeneration

Sara ScherrEcoAgriculture Partners

2020 was in so many ways a painful year—the pandemic, widespread hunger, political strife, racial justice reckonings, climate-related crises. Landscape Partnerships around the world have had to navigate market disruptions, canceled convenings, and illness and loss of their members. But so many promising seeds were also sown. Our colleagues in Landscape Partnerships have repo ...
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October 29, 2020

Celebrating the Landscapes for People, Food and Nature (LPFN) initiative, 2011-2020

Manon KoningsteinEcoAgriculture Partners Tom Derr Sara ScherrEcoAgriculture Partners

On October 8th we celebrated the Landscapes for People, Food and Nature (LPFN) initiative, which is wrapping up after nearly 10 years. The initiative, which began in 2011, has fully achieved its goal of advancing integrated landscape management (ILM) as a means to improve food production, ecosystem conservation and sustainable livelihoods around the world, through international ...
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September 8, 2020

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

Sara ScherrEcoAgriculture Partners Manon KoningsteinEcoAgriculture Partners

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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December 25, 2019

Highlights of 2019!

Sara ScherrEcoAgriculture 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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