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November 13, 2015

What We’re Reading: Food Waste, Community Power, and Criminal Threats

The EditorsEcoAgriculture Partners

Stories we loved this week: Securing land tenure to indigenous communities can prevent deforestation A study conducted by the World Resources Institute details the economic and environmental benefits of securing forest tenure to indigenous communities in Latin America. Communities that have official rights to land ar…
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November 6, 2015

What We’re Reading: Smoke Screens, Potty Talk, and Pipelines

The EditorsEcoAgriculture Partners

Stories we loved this week: Indonesia is burning again. Will it finally cause reform? International anger over flaming forests and peatlands, and the haze the cause that is darkening skies around Southeast Asia, may finally lead to reform of the forestry and agriculture sectors in the world's fourth most populous cou…
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November 3, 2015

Join us at the 2015 Global Landscapes Forum in Paris

The EditorsEcoAgriculture Partners

EcoAgriculture Partners is joining over 100 organizations and nearly 2000 participants at the 2015 Global Landscapes Forum in Paris, the largest side event of UNFCCC COP21. We are organizing exciting features at GLF: Discussion Forum, Investing in integrated landscapes to achieve the SDGs Thematic Pavilion: A…
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October 30, 2015

What We’re Reading: Diplomatic Relations, Desert Power, and Dietary Diversity

The EditorsEcoAgriculture Partners

Stories we loved this week: Agrobiodiversity workshops in Kenya create more nutritious and diverse diets Vihiga County, Kenya is overflowing in agricultural biodiversity. Narratives from workshop participants highlight the importance of maintaining local agriculture biodiversity to diversify their own diets and encou…
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October 30, 2015

On SDGs, time for integrated landscape community-of-practice to step up

Sara ScherrEcoAgriculture Partners

Sustainably managed landscapes will be key for SDG implementation. It is time for those steeped in the practice to step up and change the game. In September 2015, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, with its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) universally applicable…
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October 29, 2015

Resurrecting the regional in urban and regional planning

Aiden IrishEcoAgriculture Partners

Overcoming an urban fixation. In 2002, UN Secretary-General at the time, Kofi Annan, in a speech to the Moscow conference on urban development, stated that “the future of humanity lies in cities” and ten years later, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon echoed this statement. Doubtless cities are dominant components of t…
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