October 7, 2015

Presentation: “Financing Integrated Landscape Initiatives” at Artisans of the Grasslands

Louis WertzEcoAgriculture Partners

Where does finance for integrated landscape management need to go next to scale up solutions to achieve the Sustainable Development Agenda? EcoAgriculture Partners' President Sara J. Scherr gave the presentation focusing on how finance for integrated landscape management is changing and where it needs to go to power …
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October 2, 2015

What We’re Reading: Frayed Ecosystems, Planted Solutions, and Climate-proofing

The EditorsEcoAgriculture Partners

Stories we loved this week: Fraying ecosystems the necessary target of action to achieve the SDGs With environment now at the heart of the newly-agreed 2030 Development Agenda, taking advantage of opportunities for landscape restoration is a pathway to success, argue Manish Bapna and Sean Dewitt of World Resources In…
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September 22, 2015

Talking Agri-Environmental Policy in East & Southeast Asia

Lucila FernandezEcoAgriculture Partners

When faced with an enormous challenge, sometimes the first step is the hardest to take. In East and Southeast Asia, the production of key commodities like coffee, tea, maize and shrimp has involved the rapid conversion of forests, waterways and coastlines. While the private sector and NGOs, in partnership with local d…
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September 17, 2015

Stepping Asia Towards a Greener Future

Lucila FernandezEcoAgriculture Partners Louis WertzEcoAgriculture Partners

A new book from EcoAgriculture and the World Bank will help policymakers make agricultural sustainability a national reality New insight from research across six countries in East and Southeast Asia brings needed clarity to the hazy agricultural and environmental policy atmosphere of the region. A book synthesizing th…
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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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