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June 14, 2021

Towards solutions for landscape restoration finance at scale: raising ambitions for the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration

Juan Ramos EcoAgriculture Partners

Rainforest Alliance and EcoAgriculture Partners hosted a high-level panel for the launch of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. The event was organized by the 1000 Landscapes for 1 Billion People initiative, which is committed to working with the UN Decade to develop and implement landscape finance strategies for restoration at scale by 2030. The purpose of the event was to ...
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June 10, 2021

Sharing landscape finance innovations with Territorial Development leaders in Latin America

Juan Ramos EcoAgriculture Partners

Three territorial development networks came together April 19-30 for the XIII International Forum on Territorial Development and the VI International Congress for Rural Development. The theme of the meeting was “Public Policy and Development Styles in Latin America. The challenges for territorial development exacerbated by the structural effects of the ongoing crisis”. The ...
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April 16, 2021

Strengthening Landscape Partnerships: A “game-changing” solution for food system transformation?

Juan Ramos EcoAgriculture Partners

The United Nations Food Systems Summit (UNFSS) is calling for bold and inclusive actions to create a more sustainable and equitable food systems for people and nature. To highlight landscape partnerships’ potential as an inclusive and integrated food systems solution, the partners of the 1000 Landscapes for 1 Billion People initiative proposed “Strengthening Landscape Partn ...
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April 15, 2021

What kind of support systems do Landscape Partnerships need?

Juan Ramos EcoAgriculture Partners Sara Scherr

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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January 4, 2021

Participant Follow-up from the African Landscapes Dialogue 2019 

Manon Koningstein EcoAgriculture Partners Sara Scherr Louise Buck

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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November 19, 2020

1000 Landscapes Workshop on Transforming the Financial System for Investment in Sustainable Landscapes

One of the objectives of 1000 Landscapes for a Billion People (1000L) is to increase financial flows to support the essential work of landscape partnerships and regenerative investments across the world. A key milestone in the design research of 1000L was a workshop held virtually on November 5th on ´Transforming the Financial System for Investment in Sustainable Landscapes’ ...
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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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May 12, 2020

Linking Territorial Development and Integrated Landscape Management

Tom Derr EcoAgriculture Partners

This blog is a summary of the FAO-EcoAgriculture Partners Virtual Round Table on Territorial Perspectives for Development held on April 30th, 2020 by FAO and EcoAgriculture Partners, in which over 170 people participated. ...
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February 5, 2020

Unlocking finance to bolster investments for landscape resilience in Africa: Insights and innovations from the African Landscapes Dialogue

Mao Amis African Centre for a Green Economy Manon Koningstein

This blog is the second in the post-African Landscapes Dialogue blog series, highlighting the Thematic Discussions that took place. For the other blogs, please see here. Challenges and opportunities for sustainable landscapes in Africa Mt Kilimanjaro is undoubtedly one of the most iconic and biodiverse features in East Africa. Towering at a height of 5895m […] ...
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February 3, 2020

The African Landscapes Dialogue highlights the central role of Local Landscape Champions

Manon Koningstein EcoAgriculture Partners

This blog around the thematic discussion of Landscape Convening and Governance is the first one in a series addressing the different thematic discussions that took place during the African Landscapes Dialogue (ALD) in Arusha, Tanzania, last 9-12 November 2019. Imagine a small area of around 10 square kilometers. Now imagine all that lives, grows and […] ...
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