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July 27, 2020

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

Manon KoningsteinEcoAgriculture 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 …
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July 1, 2020

Conclusions from the FAO-EcoAgriculture Landscapes RoundTable: Insights on the African Landscapes Action Plan, Phase 3

Tom Derr

25 June 2020 – FAO North America and EcoAgriculture Partners hosted a virtual Landscape Roundtable on the African Landscape Action Plan (ALAP): Phase 3, which lays out a strategy for achieving sustainable development in Africa through integrated landscape management (ILM). The Roundtable panelists included seven Afri…
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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 th…
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June 11, 2020

How to reimagine our food systems for a post-COVID world – taking a landscape perspective

The pandemic has laid bare the weaknesses in our global food system. We must take this opportunity to rethink the way we produce, distribute and eat food in order to help build a healthier and more sustainable world.
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June 2, 2020

Strategies for more sustainable food systems: the European Union adopts a Biodiversity Strategy and a Farm to Fork Strategy

On 20 May 2020, the European Commission published two important strategies that are key components of the European Green Deal and that will guide the European Union towards more sustainable food systems over the next 10 years. This evolving policy framework could provide valuable impetus and support for more integrated…
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May 12, 2020

Linking Territorial Development and Integrated Landscape Management

Tom Derr

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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