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March 4, 2021

What We’re Reading: ‘Little Book of Investing in Nature’ and ‘Economics of Biodiversity: Dasgupta Review’

Juan Ramos EcoAgriculture Partners

In the build-up to the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity - an international biodiversity summit taking place in Kunming, China this year--two highly relevant publications have been released: The The Little Book of Investing in Nature, published by Global Canopy and the “Economics of Biodiversity: Dasgupta Review” commiss ...
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September 24, 2020

What we´re reading: The Other Way COVID Will Kill: Hunger

Manon Koningstein EcoAgriculture Partners

A recently published article in the New York Times: ´The other way COVID will kill: Hunger´, Peter Goodman and colleagues give examples of how this pandemic has led to more than a quarter of a billion people worldwide facing life-threatening levels of food insecurity (according to the United Nations World Food Program).  ...
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September 8, 2020

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

Manon Koningstein EcoAgriculture Partners Sara Scherr

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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August 3, 2020

What We’re Reading: Implementing the Landscape Assessment of Financial Flows (LAFF) in Gunung Tarak Landscape, Indonesia

Report on implementation of the Landscape Assessment of Financial Flows (LAFF) in Gunung Tarak Landscape, Indonesia Dicko Rossanda, Gabija Pamerneckyte, Irene Koesoetjahjo and Bas Louman, Tropenbos International In 2018, Tropenbos International and EcoAgriculture Partners developed the Landscape Assessment of Financial Flows (LAFF) methodology with the aim of supporting collabo ...
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July 27, 2020

What We´re Reading: Reset Sustainable Development Goals for a pandemic world

Manon Koningstein EcoAgriculture Partners

Reset Sustainable Development Goals for a pandemic world: COVID-19 is exposing the fragility of the goals adopted by the United Nations   The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) depend on two big assumptions: sustained economic growth and globalization. However, the ongoing COVID-19 is demonstrating that our ability to meet the current SDGs is not resilient to […] ...
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April 30, 2020

What We’re Reading: Characterizing and Evaluating Integrated Landscape Initiatives

Manon Koningstein EcoAgriculture Partners

Characterizing and Evaluating Integrated Landscape Initiatives Carmenta et al. (2020) recently published the article ‘Characterizing and Evaluating Integrated Landscape Initiatives’ (ILIs) which analyzes the 104 tropical landscapes in Latin America that were identified in a paper that came out of the Landscapes for People, Food and Nature (LPFN) initiative for which EcoAgri ...
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February 7, 2020

What We’re Reading: Innovative Ways to Tackle SDGs

Amanda Rubio

Multistakeholder Partnerships and ‘The SDG Effect’ are Coming our Way Reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has never had as much urgency or relevance as in our current context. This week we are reading about innovative ways to reach the SDGs with the urgency and attention that it needs. On the one hand is Herman […] ...
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July 12, 2019

What We’re Reading: Foundations Making Big Announcements For The Planet

The Editors EcoAgriculture Partners

Climate change is a big problem, and big problems require big solutions.  With the climate crisis worsening and the loss of biodiversity threatening the stability of life on Earth, there is an indisputable need for coordinated efforts that broadly engage and mobilize the public to improve environmental outcomes. This week, we read about newly announced […] ...
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July 8, 2019

What We’re Reading: Securing a Sustainable Future With Regenerative Agriculture

The Editors EcoAgriculture Partners

Leveraging the mitigation potential of agriculture is integral to the fight against climate change, and necessary to secure a safe, sustainable future without carbon pollution. Tackling the climate crisis requires concerted strategies implemented at the local, regional, national, and global scale. By pulling carbon from the atmosphere and sequestering it in the ground, regenera ...
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June 14, 2019

What We’re Reading: Seeding a Sustainable Future

The Editors EcoAgriculture Partners

Global food security cannot happen without sustainable food production, and sustainable food production heavily depends on the seed security of the world’s farming community. As the repository of the genetic potential of crop species and their varieties, seeds are the foundation of agriculture. With climate change threatening food production, sustainable seed systems that ens ...
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