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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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June 29, 2020

A message from EcoAgriculture Partners on racism

EcoAgriculture Partners stands in solidarity with those protesting the recent killings of Rayshard Brooks, George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and many others in the US and around the world who have been victims of race-based violence. May their memories be a blessing. As an organization that works around the world to bring together diverse […] ...
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April 28, 2020

Meet our Fellows: Gete Zeleke

Manon Koningstein EcoAgriculture Partners

Gete is one of EcoAgriculture Partners main partners and collaborators based in Ethiopia. He played an important role in the Landscapes for People, Food and Nature (LPFN), was an organizer of the African Landscape Dialogue held in 2017 in Addis Ababa and will also collaborate in the 1000 Landscapes for 1 Billion People initiative. Q1. […] ...
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April 6, 2020

Meet our Fellows: Thomas Forster

Manon Koningstein EcoAgriculture Partners

Thomas has been working for many years with a variety of communities who care about farming, food and the environment. In his policy work, he acts like a bridge - connecting urban and rural people and places; linking different farming, landscape and territorial communities to each other; linking policies together; and connecting practices on the ground to policy design and impl ...
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March 20, 2020

Meet Leala Rosen: The Newest Addition to the EcoAgriculture Partner’s Team

Manon Koningstein EcoAgriculture Partners Seth Shames

Leala Rosen has joined us as a Collaborative Management Intern to strengthen project implementation and development. Bringing knowledge and experience from working on gender-related issues in landscapes in Nepal, she will be developing the gender-responsive curriculum for the existing Landscape Climate Smart Agriculture (LCSA) trainings to be facilitated in Tanzania this spring ...
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March 17, 2020

Meet our fellows: Robin Marsh

Manon Koningstein EcoAgriculture Partners

Robin Marsh is a socio-economist with over 25 years of experience in international agriculture and rural development. Since 2003, Marsh has been affiliated with the international non-profit organization, EcoAgriculture Partners, collaborating on leadership development for integrated landscape management in Central America and East Africa. Time to ask Robin all about her experie ...
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February 3, 2020

Meet Amanda Rubio: the newest addition to the EcoAgriculture Partner´s team

Manon Koningstein

Amanda is EcoAgriculture’s newest Communications Intern. With her experience, enthusiasm and creative ideas, she supports the communication team by producing material for the website, blog, social media, flyers, newsletters, articles and brochures. EcoAg: Tell us a bit about yourself and your background Amanda: I was born in Sweden and grew up in Sweden, Spain and […] ...
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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 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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