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June 18, 2019

Scaling Up Agroforestry Initiatives with Integrated Landscape Management

Luisa TrujilloMinisterio de Agricultura y Ganadería (Ecuador) Eghosa AsemotaEcoAgriculture PartnersCornell University

In the context of climate change, growing populations, and economic transformation, agroforestry stands to play a vital role in transitioning landscapes to meet production and protection needs. Landscapes that use agroforestry, the deliberate combination of woody perennial plants with annual crops and/or livestock, c…
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June 14, 2019

What We’re Reading: Seeding a Sustainable Future

The EditorsEcoAgriculture 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 t…
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June 7, 2019

What We’re Reading: World Food Safety Day

The EditorsEcoAgriculture Partners

Investing in sustainable food systems is vital to ensuring the safety of our food. Today is the first-ever UN World Food Safety Day, a day that aims to strengthen efforts to ensure that the food we eat is safe. Food is a sustainer of life, and with an estimated 600 million cases of foodborne diseases annually, food sa…
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June 1, 2019

Announcing the brand new LIFT Website

Louis WertzEcoAgriculture Partners

Our community of more than 400 LIFT users around the world just got richer! EcoAgriculture Partners and the Dutch National Committee of IUCN (IUCN NL) are thrilled to announce the first major update to the Landscape Investment and Finance Toolkit (LIFT) website since LIFT was fully launched last year. In the year a…
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May 6, 2019

What We’re Reading: Indigenous Knowledge, Local Resilience and Sustainable Sharing

The EditorsEcoAgriculture Partners

As climate change intensifies, the value of indigenous knowledge cannot be overstated. For indigenous communities, resilience is rooted in traditional knowledge, as their capacity to adapt to a changing environment is based on an in-depth understanding of the land they inhabit. In the face of increasing climate instab…
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April 26, 2019

What We’re Reading: Moving climate change beyond politics

The EditorsEcoAgriculture Partners

As the global temperature rises, our climate is becoming increasingly unpredictable. Considering the impact this has and will continue to have on livelihoods and life-supporting systems, we can’t wait for the politics to change to begin taking action. Extreme weather events. Changes in microclimates. Increased coast…
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