August 26, 2015

Mariteuw Chimère Diaw and Luc Gnacadja join our Board of Directors

Louis WertzEcoAgriculture Partners

EcoAgriculture Partners is extremely pleased to announce the addition of two eminent African leaders in landscape management to our Board of Directors. Mariteuw Chimère Diaw Chimère Diaw has been Director General of the African Model Forest Network (AMFN) since 2007. He has led that organization to great promin…
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August 19, 2015

Roles Policymakers Can Play to Green Commodity Agriculture

Lucila FernandezEcoAgriculture Partners

Environmental issues are like a knot of tangled yarn. Within any given land area, there are many interconnections—between a country’s history, the area’s socio-political climate, its economic developments, the residing communities and their associated cultures, and regional and international interests—that all…
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August 10, 2015

An Interview with an EcoAg Partner: KENVO’s Leah Mwangi

Krista HeinerEcoAgriculture Partners Leah Mwangi

In 2014, EcoAgriculture Partners’ Krista Heiner sat down with Leah Mwangi of KENVO in Kenya to discuss KENVO's relationship with the Kenyan government, the challenges they face, and their hopes for the future. What follows is an edited transcript of excerpts from their conversation. KENVO (Kijabe Environment …
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June 23, 2015

Finance Leaders Pioneer Investment Coordination for Sustainable Landscapes

Seth ShamesEcoAgriculture Partners

How can private investors help dairy farmers, mushroom growers, and AIDS orphans lift themselves out of poverty and protect their environment? In a sense, this question was at the center of two LPFN-organized events at the Global Landscapes Forum: the Investment Case event in London last week. Each of these groups, s…
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January 15, 2015

Fostering participation in East African carbon projects

Eva FillionEcoAgriculture Partners

EcoAgriculture Partners, ECOTRUST and ENR Africa Associates have just published a training manual aimed at farmer groups, extension staff and project managers who are implementing agricultural carbon projects in East Africa. Carbon projects are initiatives designed to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions or sequester th…
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December 15, 2014

Building Resilience Among the Most Vulnerable Populations

Louis WertzEcoAgriculture Partners

Whether we like it or not, communities around the world are now in the position of being forced to adapt to the inevitable effects of a changing climate. Sure, reducing emissions and taking similar measures to slow human-driven sources of climate change are still at the forefront of research, but we must also face the …
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