June 2, 2022

Laudes Foundation’s $1.5 Million Grant Will Ignite Change in Landscapes Worldwide

The 1000 Landscapes for 1 Billion People (1000L) initiative is thrilled to announce that the Laudes Foundation will continue funding our work to boost livelihoods and restore ecosystems through a new grant. By providing a new round of funding to 1000L co-convener EcoAgriculture Partners, Laudes has reconfirmed its bold commitment to align conservation and sustainable […] ...
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March 14, 2022

Five Questions with Delaina Castillo

Delaina Castillo is an EcoAgriculture Partners intern working on the Communications team. Hailing from southern California, her passion for environmental justice and background in Geographic Information Systems inspired her to pursue a position with EcoAg. A sharp writer with an eye for design, Delaina supports the communications team through social media content creation, grap ...
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February 14, 2022

Four Questions with Alyssa Gartenberg

Alyssa Gartenberg is an EcoAgriculture Partners intern working on the 1000 Landscapes for 1 Billion People initiative. Her former life as a professional chef inspired an interest in food systems and agriculture, which nurtured her enthusiasm for agroecology and working with the earth’s interconnected systems. With experience in adult education and facilitation, Gartenberg sup ...
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January 11, 2022

Four Questions with Tonthoza Uganja

Tonthoza Uganja is the new Collaborative Landscape Management Intern with EcoAgriculture Partners and SNV, a non-profit development organization based in the Netherlands. The two institutions are working together to scale their integrated landscape management initiatives. Tontho will play an essential role in SNV’s journey to implement landscape approaches across their projec ...
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November 1, 2021

At EcoAgriculture Partners, We Love Stock Donations!

EcoAgriculture Partners is excited to announce that we are now accepting stock donations. With this new option, our supporters can contribute any way they feel most comfortable: stocks, cash, credit, check or direct from a bank account and soon via Apple, Google or Microsoft Pay, Venmo or PayPal. The new stock donation option is a […] ...
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October 7, 2021

EcoAg Spotlight: Three Questions with Finance Intern David Hecht

Juan Ramos EcoAgriculture Partners

Our finance intern David Hecht has already been on board for some months, working together with the EcoAg finance team and the 1000L Finance Design Team– so it’s way past time to learn a bit more about him and what’s driven him to work at EcoAg. We posed a few questions to help our readers […] ...
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October 4, 2021

Equator Prize 2021: Local Leaders Ignite Global Change

This year’s Equator Prize winners show that local solutions can help solve global problems. The awards ceremony recognizing local and Indigenous communities worldwide that implement nature-based solutions for biodiversity loss, food insecurity, extreme poverty and the effects of climate change will be held on October 4, 2021.  EcoAgriculture Partners has a longstanding relat ...
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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

Juan Ramos EcoAgriculture Partners Sara Scherr

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 29, 2021

Natural Resource Economist Dr. Raul Tuazon Joins EcoAgriculture Partners Board

Juan Ramos EcoAgriculture Partners

Dr. Raul Tuazon has been bouncing around the Western Hemisphere for more than three decades helping rural areas develop sustainably. An expert in development finance, forestry and soil conservation, he has worked across the U.S. and Latin America to implement programs that have made a real difference in people’s lives. Now, he has graciously agreed […] ...
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July 15, 2021

Renowned Scientist Dr. Ruth DeFries Joins the Board of EcoAgriculture Partners

Juan Ramos EcoAgriculture Partners

As an environmental geographer and co-founding dean of the Columbia University Climate School, Dr. Ruth DeFries knows better than most that our planet now stands on the precipice of calamity. She has authored more than 100 scientific publications during a four-decade career working at the nexus of social and ecological systems. DeFries has a particular […] ...
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