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September 16, 2015

Sustainable Development Goal 0.0 – Rethinking Development

Aiden IrishEcoAgriculture Partners

Thoughts on Next Steps as the United Nations Moves to Adopt the Sustainable Development Goals. We Officially Have a To-Do List! …Now What? I like to-do lists. They give me a sense of clarity, a direction and an initial feeling of accomplishment to kick-start some productivity. Developing a to-do list at the United …
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September 9, 2015

Agriculture Green Growth: Adapting Policy Frameworks in Asia

Sara ScherrEcoAgriculture Partners

Widespread environmental degradation is undermining explosive commodity growth in Asia. Agriculture Green Growth is a practical solution, but what is it exactly? Agriculture Green Growth (AGG) is an investment framework that addresses the challenge of producing more food in ways that sustain the full range of product…
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September 5, 2015

In Vietnam, Landscape Approach Brings Stakeholders Together to Address Climate Change

In Vietnam, somewhere between the aspirations of farmers and the goals of the national government lies an opportunity to implement the landscape approach. Editor’s Note: In the last few months, EcoAgriculture Partners visited the Ha Tinh province of Vietnam to study strategies for climate change mitigation and resil…
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September 5, 2015

Raising the Soil Profile

Aiden IrishEcoAgriculture Partners

Soil is the "great connector of our lives," but we're treating it like dirt. Despite the fundamental – literally foundational – role of soils in healthy ecosystems, their presence on the international environmental policy stage has been surprisingly limited. Rectifying this dearth and spurring discussions around …
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September 1, 2015

New Project: Evaluating the $30 million CAMBio program

Lucila FernandezEcoAgriculture Partners

EcoAgriculture Partners will be the lead evaluator of a six-year, $30 million GEF/UNDP program implemented in five Central American countries using local bank credit to finance the transition to biodiversity-friendly agriculture and enterprises. From July to December 2015, we will be working alongside program sta…
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August 31, 2015

Digging into Kenyan Finance for Landscape Management

Evan RomankoEcoAgriculture Partners Louis WertzEcoAgriculture Partners

To tackle the obstacles to increased sustainable development finance, we're working on a national level assessment of the opportunities and challenges for integrated landscape investments in Kenya. It took a lot of sitting in gridlocked Nairobi traffic, but project manager Krista Heiner and EcoAg Fellow David Kuria…
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