Past Events

Learning Network events are designed to bring together
landscape stakeholders to address key challenges, create
action plans, or just share knowledge and experience.

Photo by Manon Koningstein (CIAT)

Sharing Knowledge and Experience
Our events are organized by EcoAgriculture partner organizations, and led or co-led by landscape leaders. They bring together experts, practitioners, and members of our learning network to learn from each other, plan collective action, and develop skills and abilities.

If you have an idea for a learning network event, or want to join a meeting but can’t determine how, please contact Chris Planicka for more information.

Past Events

June 29, 2022 | 9:00 AM EST / 2:00 PM BST

Strengthening land and seascape partnerships: what role for public policy?

Governments worldwide have stirred a recent wave of major policy initiatives to address the multiple urgent land and resource challenges facing our world: food and water insecurity, climate change, land degradation, biodiversity loss and more.  Public, private and philanthropic funders have committed billions of dollars to meet these issues. But policymakers face complex challenges when […]

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UN Convention to Combat Desertification COP15
May 9, 2022 - May 20, 2022

United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification Convention of the Parties (COP15)

Voir ci-dessous pour la version française ____________________ Join EcoAgriculture Partners and 1000 Landscapes for 1 Billion People as we take to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification Convention of the Parties (COP15). It’s being held this year on 9-20 May in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. Outside of the formal negotiations, COP15 will feature the Rio Conventions […]

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December 9, 2021 | 10:00-11:30 am ET

High-Level Landscape Dialogue (virtual event)

High-Level Speaking Series: “Policy and Services to Support Landscape and Seascape Partnerships: How can we meet the Sustainable Development Goals through Integrated Territorial Action?” December 9th, 2021 10:00 AM-11:30 AM ET Online Only via Zoom (register here) National governments and international organizations have launched major policy initiatives and strategies to address the world’s many crises: […]

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November 18, 2021 | 8:30 am ET/14:30 CET/19:00 IST

Better Business Through Integrated Landscape Management: An Executive Roundtable (virtual event)

A 1000 Landscapes for 1 Billion People Executive Roundtable Date: November 18, 2021 Time: 08:30 ET/14:30 CET/19:00 IST Meeting business goals through landscape partnerships Environmental degradation, climate change and social needs of communities are spurring agribusiness companies to find ways to future-proof their supply chains. They are finding that site-level and supply chain approaches to […]

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Landscape Roundtable: Natural climate solutions
October 5, 2021 | 10-11:30 am ET

Landscape Roundtable-Connecting Natural Climate Solutions with Integrated Landscape Management: Ways forward for integrated approaches? (virtual event)

Join us for the next Landscape Roundtable convened by FAO North America and EcoAgriculture Partners. Natural climate solutions (NCS) have become a buzzword, with many governments and all levels of organizations seeking to implement them.

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July 15, 2021 | 10-11:30 ET

Landscape Roundtable: Information Technology Solutions to Support Landscape Partnerships (virtual event)

This Landscape Roundtable will bring together leading innovators that are developing information technology solutions for landscape partnerships (LPs) across the world. Experts will share their perspectives on what such technology can and, crucially, cannot do to support landscape partnerships to achieve their goals for nature, people, and the Sustainable Development Goals.

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July 8, 2021 | 9 am-12 pm EDT

Independent Global Dialogue on Territorial Governance for Sustainable Food Systems

While there is increased recognition of the importance of territorial governance for transforming food systems and of its relevance to a variety of action areas and solution clusters within the final stages of the Food Systems Summit preparation, it is important to gain a better understanding of the concrete measures which could help bring this […]

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July 6, 2021 - July 7, 2021

Global Dialogue on the Role of Food and Agriculture in the Global Biodiversity Framework

The Dialogue is a follow-up to the Multi-stakeholder Dialogue on Biodiversity Mainstreaming across Agricultural Sectors, co-organized by FAO and the CBD Secretariat in 2018, which paved the way for the development and adoption of FAO’s Strategy on Mainstreaming Biodiversity across Agricultural Sectors in 2019. The post-2020 global biodiversity framework, that will be adopted by the […]

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June 1, 2021 | 1 - 2 pm (EST)

UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration: Toward Solutions for Landscape Restoration Finance at Scale

As part of the launch of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, this high-level event — organized by the 1000 Landscapes for 1 Billion People initiative’s Landscape Finance Solutions — will discuss findings from extensive consultations with landscape financiers and serve as a survey of practice in landscape finance action. This event will showcase innovative new approaches to landscape-scale finance, from both the ‘demand’ side of landscape partnerships increasing capacity to build investable ‘portfolios’ of landscape investments, and from the ‘supply’ side of what innovative financiers are developing now.

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March 30, 2021 | 9-11 am (EST)

FAO-EcoAgriculture Partners Independent Dialogue for the United Nations Food System Summit: Strengthening Landscape Partnerships: A “game-changing” solution?

Join us for the next Landscape Roundtable convened by FAO and EcoAgriculture Partners to discuss landscape partnerships in the context of the United Food System Summit (UNFSS). The UNFSS is currently selecting “game-changing solutions” to receive global support and mobilization to transform food systems inclusively. Partners of the 1000 Landscapes for 1 Billion People initiative have proposed a “game-changing solution” to institutionalize support to “Strengthen Landscape Partnerships” as a means to promote nature-positive production, resilience, sustainable development and human rights around the world. 

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March 19, 2021 | 1 - 1:45 PM CET

Sustainable financing for achieving forest and landscape restoration (FLR) at scale: making FLR a reality

This event is part of the High-level Opening Ceremony of the International Day of Forests organized by the FAO. Agenda for the Technical Session B Objectives of the Session and Agenda Moderator: Sara Scherr, President and CEO, EcoAgriculture Introduction and Content – Making the most of available finance for the benefit of FLR – Presentation […]

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December 7, 2020 | 9-10.30 am ET

FAO-EcoAgriculture Partners High-Level Landscape Dialogue: Integrated Landscape Strategies to Reach Post-2020 Biodiversity Conservation Goals

Join us for the next High-Level Landscape Dialogue convened by FAO and EcoAgriculture Partners on Integrated Landscape Strategies to Reach Post-2020 Biodiversity Conservation Goals

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November 5, 2020 | 10.00 - 12.30 ET

Transforming the Financial Ecosystem for Investment in Sustainable Landscapes

INVITATION ONLY: REGISTRATION CLOSED   A collaborative workshop among innovators in landscape finance The 1000 Landscapes for 1 Billion People initiative (1000 Landscapes) is a collaborative of dozens of organizations worldwide to strengthen integrated landscape action to ensure food and water security, sustainable livelihoods, healthy ecosystems, climate resilience and democratic governance.  Such landscape transformation strategies […]

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June 25, 2020 | 9-10:30am ET

Landscape Roundtable: Insights from The African Landscape Action Plan, Phase 3 (virtual event)

Online only via Zoom (follow this link to register) Join us for the next Landscape Roundtable convened by FAO and EcoAgriculture Partners discussing Phase 3 of the African Landscape Action Plan (ALAP), which lays out a strategy for achieving sustainable development in Africa through integrated landscape management (ILM). African leaders of the November 2019 African […]

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April 30, 2020 | 10-11.30 am (EST)

Landscape Roundtable: Territorial Perspectives for Development (virtual event)

Online only via Zoom (follow this link to register: Join us for the next Landscape Roundtable put on by FAO and EcoAgriculture to hear about the most recent developments on territorial perspectives for development and their links with integrated landscape management. Register for the event here or follow the link above.  Territorial approaches to […]

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Continental Ballroom, George Washington University, Washington DC December 10, 2019 | 11:00 am - 12.30 pm

FAO-EcoAgriculture Partners High-Level Dialogue “2020 Year of Biodiversity: How can Integrated Landscape Strategies Contribute?“

Join FAO and EcoAgriculture for a lively debate and participatory discussion with leading experts who have been studying and promoting wild biodiversity conservation, agrobiodiversity conservation and ecosystem restoration through landscape approaches. Help us define the messages and actions we should be bringing to both the biodiversity and the landscape communities in 2020.

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Arusha International Conference Center November 12, 2019 - November 15, 2019

African Landscapes Dialogue Tanzania

Join us as we work together to strengthen grassroots capacity for locally-led landscape-level sustainable rural development in Africa.

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November 14, 2019 | 8.30-11am

Exploring models of integrated landscape investment

Join us on our roundtable to explore and discuss different models of integrated landscape investment. 

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Sustainability, Energy and Environment Complex, University of Colorado, Boulder October 29, 2019 - October 30, 2019

Regenerative Earth Summit – Soil + Water + Climate

Viewing the earth as the source, not a resource, we will expand ourselves as an enriched community of stakeholders in regenerative action, exploring how to raise consumer understanding and move toward a diverse and inclusive economy that accelerates collaboration, transparency and urgency to heal our earth and ourselves.

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FAO Liaison Office for North America, Washington, DC October 10, 2019 | 8:30-11am

Reflections on Climate Week: Implications for Landscapes

Climate Week in New York is packed with meetings and announcements associated with United Nations General Assembly meetings in New York. There will be a lot to digest. Our roundtable will review the most significant events related to landscapes and allow a space for us to figure out to most effectively build on this energy.

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The Hatchery, Chicago, Illinois October 2, 2019 | 10am - 5pm CT

North America Landscape Finance Forum

Advancing learning about innovative models of landscape investment and finance to help unlock the potential for integrated landscape initiatives in the U.S. and Canada.

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Indian Mart and Expo Center, New Delhi September 2, 2019 - September 13, 2019


Thousands will gather in New Delhi from around the world to unlock opportunities for land restoration and averted degradation Families and communities are breaking up, losing their homes and sources of livelihoods, often from single instances of droughts, flashfloods and forest fires. These negative impacts of unpredictable and extreme climatic conditions are now recurrent, more […]

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MET-09- UNCCD COP 14 Venue - New Delhi, India September 11, 2019 | 13:00-15:00

1000 Landscapes for 1 Billion People UNCCD COP14 Side Event

Join our side event to share your insights from existing scaling strategies and initiatives, barriers to broader adaptation and effectiveness of locally-led landscape partnerships, and experience from your own country or organization. Learn more about joining our radical collaboration.

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Maritim Hotel Bonn, Germany and online June 22, 2019 - June 23, 2019

Global Landscapes Forum Bonn 2019

Towards a Rights-led Transformation of Sustainability On 22-23 June 2019, stakeholders and audiences from across the world will come together in Bonn to zoom in on the transformative role of rights and rights-based approaches for securing a more just, sustainable and prosperous future for all. GLF Bonn 2019 will explore the essential contributions of Indigenous […]

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Birdsall House, 2055 L Street NW, Washington, DC May 16, 2019 | 2:30-5:30pm

Climate Action Is On! Driving Drawdown & Resilience Through Landscape Partnerships

Amidst mounting challenges posed by climate change, with the urgency for action being ramped up by senior scientists and young students alike, we need to look to and amplify the solutions in our midst.

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FAO Liaison Office for North America, Washington D.C. February 7, 2019 | 8:30-11am ET

New Developments for Climate Smart Landscapes Globally: Policy, Partnerships, and Finance

Join us to catch up on and share the most recent developments affecting the implementation and advancement of climate smart landscapes around the world. Amidst mounting challenges posed by climate change, we are asked to do more in terms of mitigation and adaptation with fewer resources. Addressing these challenges is made more difficult by a […]

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FAO Liaison Office for North America - Washington, DC December 13, 2018 | 8:30 - 11am ET

Agricultural Landscapes & Climate Change in the US: Recent Policy and Program Developments

So much is changing, and needs to change, to make U.S. agriculture climate smart. Join this discussion to hear, and share, the latest developments.

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World Conference Centre, Bonn, Germany December 1, 2018 - December 2, 2018

GLF Bonn 2018

Actors from across a wide diversity of sectors, backgrounds and countries will come together at GLF Bonn 2018 to explore how to move from commitments and pledges on sustainable landscapes to implementation.

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Online and at the World Conference Centre, Bonn, Germany December 1, 2018 - December 2, 2018

Inclusive Finance and Business Engagement Pavilion

EcoAgriculture is co-organizing, together with LPFN partners, this non-stop program and locale at the upcoming Global Landscapes Forum in Bonn, Germany. Throughout 1-2 December, highly interactive mini-workshops are waiting for you at the Pavilion. Fear not long monologues and slide decks, as these sessions are all about building relationships and sharing knowledge together. You will hear […]

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Webinar November 28, 2018 | 10:00-11:30 CET

Online forum: Local finance for forest and landscape restoration

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has teamed up with the WWF Landscape Finance Lab (LFL) to present a webinar and learning forum examining how finance can be directed for the benefit of local stakeholders engaged in Forest and Landscape Restoration (FLR).

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Digital Summit - videoconference October 24, 2018 | 1300 CEST

Engaging the Private Sector in Integrated Landscape Approaches: More examples from across Africa

Building on the engaging discussion forum hosted by The Landscapes for People, Food and Nature Initiative at GLF Nairobi on “Engaging the Private Sector in Integrated Landscape Approaches: Cases from the African Landscapes Action Plan”, this digital summit will share additional examples from new geographies, new voices, and new insights to this important topic.

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Global Landscapes Forum, United Nations, Nairobi, Kenya August 30, 2018 | 9am East Africa Time

Discussion Forum 12: Engaging the Private Sector in Integrated Landscape Approaches: Cases from the African Landscapes Action Plan

This session will focus on how to mobilize private sector partners, from investors (financial firms) to agribusinesses (large and small), in multi-stakeholder partnerships for integrated landscape management. Engaging the private sector is a key action area within the African Landscapes Action Plan (ALAP), which, like AFR100, contributes to the African Resilient Landscapes Initiative (ARLI). Our panel […]

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United Nations, Nairobi, Kenya August 29, 2018 - August 30, 2018

GLF Nairobi 2018

This regional conference will focus on the coordination and promotion of international, national and private sector support for forest and landscape restoration, while paving the way forward for forest and landscape restoration implementation.

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Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza (CATIE), Turrialba, Costa Rica July 2, 2018 - July 6, 2018

Diálogo sobre Paisajes Sostenibles en Mesoamérica

Iniciativa regional de intercambio de conocimientos entre los líderes en el manejo integrado de los paisajes en Mesoamérica | Regional knowledge-sharing initiative among leaders of integrated landscape management in Mesoamerica

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FAO Liaison Office for North America, Washington, D.C. June 26, 2018 | 8:30-11:00am

Property Rights and Integrated Landscape Management

Exploring innovative approaches to land governance and property rights in integrated landscape management As integrated landscape management gains momentum as a vehicle through which diverse conservation and sustainable development goals may be realized through multi-stakeholder collaboration in particular places, attention is turning to critical issues around land governance and property rights. Questions arise regarding how […]

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The George Washington University, GW Law Faculty Conference Center, 2000 H St NW, Washington, DC May 29, 2018 | 4pm

Towards Sustainable Landscape Investing: Creative strategies to reorient capital for restoration and regeneration

A panel of eminent experts will raise key issues in current global capital allocation, pinpoint barriers to shifting that capital to support landscape restoration and regeneration, and highlight the innovative and creative responses of some in the finance industry and elsewhere to overcome those barriers.

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FAO Liaison Office, Washington, D.C. March 27, 2018 | 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Landscape Roundtable: Agroecology in Sustainable Landscapes

How can we scale up the application of agroecology? What is the role of agroecology in integrated landscape initiatives? In the context of a rapidly growing human population, intensified pressures on natural resources, and the insecurity posed by the effects of climate change, our global food system is being challenged to provide more equitable access […]

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Webinar March 1, 2018 | 9:00 am ET (2:00 pm UTC)

Get to Know LIFT, the Landscape Investment and Finance Toolkit

To help you get the most out of our new Landscape Investment and Finance Toolkit (LIFT), we’re offering an introductory webinar about the toolkit, featuring Seth Shames, co-creator of the toolkit and Director of Policy and Markets at EcoAgriculture Partners, and Jan Willem den Besten, co-creator of the toolkit and Senior Manager at IUCN Netherlands. […]

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IFPRI - 1201 Eye St. NW 12th Floor Conference Center - Washington D.C. February 28, 2018 | 12:15 PM to 1:45 PM EST

Managing natural resources for sustainable production systems: A research agenda at the crossroads

IPFRI Policy Seminar, featuring EcoAgriculture Partners’ President Sara Scherr Co-organized by CGIAR Independent Science and Partnership Council (ISPC); IFPRI; and CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions and Markets Speakers Karen Macours, Professor, Paris School of Economics and Chair, Standing Panel on Impact Assessment (SPIA) of the ISPC Sara Scherr, President and CEO, EcoAgriculture Partners James Stevenson, Agricultural […]

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National Press Club, Washington, DC February 12, 2018 | 3 - 5 pm (Doors at 2:30)

Meeting Climate and Sustainable Development Goals through Integrated Landscape Strategies: The New Policy Imperative

View a recap Our sectorally-siloed policy model is no longer working to address today’s challenges for food systems, biodiversity, water, energy, climate, infrastructure and sustainable economies. We must look instead towards integrated, long-term strategies of landscape transformation. Come hear the thought-provoking perspectives and policy insights of Paula Caballero, now Global Director for Climate at World Resources […]

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Le Corum, Montpellier, France January 22, 2018 - January 24, 2018

Living Territories 2018

International conference: “Living territories for sustainable development” What are the benefits of a territorial approach to agricultural production, agri-chain regulation, services provision? What is the role of community-based actions in the provision of new rules, norms and acts towards territorial development? Are they helpful in addressing conflict resolution and strengthening regulation? How to conceive and […]

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World Conference Centre, Bonn, Germany December 19, 2017 - December 20, 2017

Inclusive Landscapes Finance Pavilion – GLF Bonn 2017

Join us at the Inclusive Landscapes Finance Pavilion throughout GLF for engaging discussions on all aspects of landscapes finance.

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World Conference Centre, Bonn, Germany December 19, 2017 - December 20, 2017

Global Landscapes Forum 2017 – Bonn

Join and connect at the world’s largest platform for integrated land use involving all sectors and stakeholders. The Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) aspires to create a movement of 1 billion people around sustainable landscapes. By acting together, we can do it.

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FAO Liaison Office, Washington, D.C. December 1, 2017 | 8:30 - 11:00

Landscape Roundtable: Nutrition-Sensitive Landscapes – Strategies to strengthen resilience for vulnerable populations

Hunger is on the rise: nutrition needs whole systems solutions.

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FAO Liaison Office, Washington, D.C. October 25, 2017 | 8:30 - 11am

Landscape Roundtable: Advancing Integrated Landscape Strategies for the SDGs

Last month at the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly, and earlier this summer at the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, leaders from around the world gathered at the United Nations in New York to review progress and lay out plans for the advancement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). What are […]

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Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, Front Royal, Virginia, USA August 15, 2017 - August 17, 2017

Landscape Leadership Intensive Workshop – August 2017

Take your leadership skills in integrated landscape approaches to sustainable development, agriculture and climate change to the next level during three intense and rewarding days with EcoAgriculture Partners’ expert trainers at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Front Royal, Virginia. Become a leader in landscape management. Develop the competencies and confidence to start and manage […]

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FAO Liaison Office for North America, Washington, D.C. July 20, 2017 | 8:30 - 11 am

Business for Sustainable Landscapes: Partnering with the Private Sector to Achieve the SDGs

What challenges do businesses face in joining landscape partnerships, and what opportunities do these partnerships provide? Come discuss with us over coffee and a light breakfast in Washington, DC.

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The Paper Factory Hotel, Long Island City, New York July 15, 2017 - July 16, 2017

Making Multi-stakeholder Partnerships Work for the Sustainable Development Goals

A Workshop on the Margins of the UN High Level Political Forum – New York, July 2017

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Marriott Hotel KN 3 Avenue, Kigali, Rwanda May 16, 2017 - May 17, 2017

Forest and Landscape Investment Forum

Unleashing business opportunities for sustainable landscapes The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, in partnership with the Ministry of Natural Resources of Rwanda (MINIRENA), the Rwanda Development Board (RDB), the National Agricultural Export Development Board (NAEB), and Rwanda’s Green Fund (FONERWA), is delighted to convene the inaugural Forest and Landscape Investment Forum […]

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Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, Front Royal, VA USA April 4, 2017 - April 6, 2017

Landscape Leadership 3-Day Intensive Workshop

Take your leadership skills in integrated landscape approaches to sustainable development, agriculture and climate change to the next level during three intense and rewarding days with EcoAgriculture Partners’ expert trainers at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Front Royal, Virginia.

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FAO Liaison Office, Washington DC March 22, 2017 | 8:30 - 11:00 am

Landscapes and City Region Food Systems: Developments in Habitat III

Increasing urbanization poses complex challenges related to food security and access, poverty, nutrition, natural resource management, and health, within both rural and urban areas. City region food systems are vital for strengthening urban-rural linkages and can provide a channel through which these issues can be addressed at a subnational level. How is integrated landscape management […]

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Horn of Africa Regional Environment Center & Network, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia March 6, 2017 - March 10, 2017

African Landscapes Dialogue: Integrated Landscape Management in Practice

All those working to achieve sustainable development and climate resilience in Africa, please join us for this vital knowledge-sharing event.

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Side Events at UNCBD COP 13 Cancun December 7, 2016 - December 8, 2016

Greening Finance, Financing Green: Bridging the Gap

Speakers from the financial world will discuss innovations in finance and how they fit in with biodiversity and speakers from the biodiversity world discuss bankable biodiversity models, ecoagriculture and natural capital accounting.

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FAO Liaison Office for North America, Washington DC December 8, 2016 | 8:30 - 11:00 ET

Après Marrakech: Hope for Climate-Smart Agricultural Landscapes?

Come learn about the latest developments from Marrakesh and discuss how they might impact integrated agricultural landscape management in the future.

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Pew Conference Center, Washington DC October 19, 2016 - October 20, 2016

How business can engage smallholder farmers

Senior Manager Lee Gross will be among the experienced group of speakers at this two day event produced by the Innovation Forum at the Pew Conference Center in Washington, DC. Innovation Forum summarizes: “this multi-stakeholder conference will address the major risks for smallholder farmers across agricultural sectors, and focus on how to create scalable solutions to […]

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Photo of farmers in Ethiopia, courtesy of the World Bank
Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, Front Royal, VA August 16, 2016 - August 18, 2016

Landscape Leadership 3-Day Intensive Workshop

Gain the skills to design and implement the next generation of integrated natural resource management programs.

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Wilson Center, Washington DC, and online July 21, 2016 | 14:00 - 17:00

UNEP’s GEO-6 North American Report: Informing the 2030 Development Agenda

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) recently released six regional reports containing detailed examinations of the environmental issues affecting each of the world’s regions: North America, the Pan-European region, Asia and the Pacific, West Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Africa. Together, these comprehensive assessments will provide the foundation for the sixth iteration of […]

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University of Amsterdam June 27, 2016 - June 29, 2016

Critical perspectives on governance by sustainable development goals

A three day conference exploring the Sustainable Development Goals.

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The Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center, Como, Italy May 31, 2016 - June 2, 2016

Business for Sustainable Landscapes Workshop

An invitation-only gathering of a group of food and agriculture business and sustainability leaders to explore effective collaborations in production landscapes.

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Webinar May 25, 2016 | 14:00 GMT

Landscape planning in theory and practice

Webinar presented by former EcoAg researcher Dr. Louise Willemen will highlight Spatial Planning and Monitoring Guide

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1101 15th Street NW, 3rd Floor, Washington, DC April 13, 2016 | 3 - 5pm ET

Thorny Issues Along the Path to Adoption of Climate-Smart Agriculture: A Discussion

SID-W will host a moderated and broad based discussion of 4 important questions about the uptake of climate-smart agriculture with the contributions of several discussants/resource people.

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Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Washington, D.C. April 13, 2016 | 3 - 5pm ET

The Future of the Sustainable Development Goals

In commemoration of World Earth Month, a panel of experts will discuss specific SDGs, such as water and health; regional perspectives and how they can be accomplished in the 2030 timeframe; and the role of the public and private sectors.

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Rome Building - Room 806 - Johns Hopkins University SAIS - Washington, DC March 31, 2016 | 12:30-2pm EST

Land Management Policy in Developing Countries

SAIS Global Issues in Agriculture Seminar Series presents Dr. Sara Scherr, President of EcoAgriculture Partners on “Land Management Policy in Developing Countries”.

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Washington, DC March 14, 2016 - March 18, 2016

17th Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty

Scaling Up Responsible Land Governance The 17th Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty took place March 14 to 18, 2016 at the World Bank Headquarters in Washington D.C. The conference theme of Scaling up Responsible Land Governance paid special attention to working at scale, mainstreaming innovations and sustaining investments for greater impact. EcoAg project manager Krista […]

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FAO Liaison Office for North America, Washington, DC January 20, 2016 | 8:30 - 11:00

Et après Paris? Looking forward on climate smart landscapes

The 3rd event in our series of Washington, DC roundtables on policy for integrated agricultural landscape management with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Please join EcoAgriculture Partners and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) for the third event in our series of Washington, DC roundtables on policy […]

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La Maison Française at the Embassy of France, Washington, DC November 17, 2015 | 5:30 - 7:00 pm

Food Security and Climate Change: on the way to COP 21

France will host the Conference of the Parties (COP 21) in Paris from November 30 to December 11 to reach an agreement that will put the world on track to limit global warming to 1.5° or 2° C. Our capacity to feed 9.5 billion people in 2050 in a context of climate change will depend on our […]

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Online Session (WebEx) November 5, 2015 | 2pm GMT

Landscapes Approach: What does this mean for tea?

in the tea industry? Interested in agricultural commodity sustainability? Join this online session to find out how a landscapes approach works and what it means for you.

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Congresium Ankara, Ankara, Turkey October 12, 2015 - October 23, 2015


Decision-makers from 195 member states will attend COP12 to discuss solutions to issues related to desertification, land degradation and drought (DLDD).

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COP12 Side event, Ankara, Turkey October 13, 2015 - October 15, 2015 | 8-10am EEST each day

Forests and Landscapes Forum

At this October’s COP12 meeting, there will be a morning series on ecosystem and landscape approaches to relieving, and reversing land degradation in dry, forested areas. On October 14th, EcoAgriculture Partners and the Landscapes for People, Food and Nature Initiative will speak to financing landscape approaches. These meetings are available to those are present in the UNCCD COP12 meeting.

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Cornell University, Ithaca, New York October 12, 2015 - October 14, 2015

2nd International Conference on Global Food Security

This event aims to deliver state-of-the-art analysis, inspiring visions and innovative methods arising from research in a wide range of disciplines on achieving global food security whilst reconciling demands on the environment.

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Royal Senchi Hotel, Akosombo, Ghana October 9, 2015 - October 10, 2015

Pan-African Business and Biodiversity Forum

Natural capital (biodiversity and ecosystems is at the center of all environmental and business operations around the world. This forum is designed to initiate a constructive dialogue concerning the value of natural capital and inclusive sustainable development in African countries.

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San Francisco, and select sessions streaming live online October 2, 2015 - October 4, 2015

Artisans of the Grasslands

EcoAgriculture Partners President Sara Scherr will join the Artisans of the Grasslands Conference. Sara will draw on her expertise in agricultural economics and years of experience communicating the value and importance of sustainable agricultural systems to contribute to this important conversation about how to advance regenerative agriculture in grassland ecosystems.

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Live online, from The World Bank, Washington, DC September 15, 2015 | 3:30 - 6:00 pm

Greening Commodity Agriculture: Agri-Environmental Policy in East and Southeast Asia

Launching the book Steps Toward Green, a collaborative study on agricultural commodity landscapes and environmental policy in East and Southeast Asia, with a presentation by two of the co-authors Steven Jaffee (World Bank) and Sara Scherr (EcoAgriculture Partners), and a panel of eminent reviewers, followed by audience discussion.

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International Convention Center, Durban, South Africa September 7, 2015 - September 11, 2015

World Forestry Congress XIV

Talking about Forests in Durban, South Africa The major themes of the XIV World Forestry Congress (WFC), 7-11 September 2015, are: People-centred forestry Socioeconomic issues  Forests and forestry in national economic development. Convened by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and hosted in Durban by the Government of South Africa, the Congress will […]

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Online only via Adobe Connect August 6, 2015 | 15:30 - 16:30 CAT

Webinar – Introducing the new TerrAfrica-NEPAD knowledge platform

The first in a TerrAfrica-NEPAD Webinar Knowledge Exchange Series on Sustainable Land Management.

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Intercontinental Hotel, Meeting Room 3, Addis Ababa July 14, 2015 | 15:30 - 18:00

How to Invest in Integrated Landscape Management to Achieve the SDGs

Without integration and coordination, finance for sustainable development will miss the mark. Integrated Landscape Management (ILM) – an approach in which a group of stakeholders in a given landscape collaborate to achieve landscape scale outcomes that are critical for each of the individual stakeholders – is the key to that coordination at the most effective scale.

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The Royal Society, London, United Kingdom June 10, 2015 - June 11, 2015

Global Landscapes Forum: The Investment Case

A two-day invitation-only event designed to convene the world’s leading thinkers, experts from investment banks, development banks, pension funds and corporate entities with senior government officials, to create hub for knowledge exchange around innovative solutions to finance.

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African Institute for Capacity Development, Jomo Kenyatta University June 2, 2015 - June 3, 2015

East African Learning Landscape Regional Knowledge Exchange

Bringing together leaders from the learning landscapes in Ethiopia, Kenya, and Tanzania to exchange knowledge and experiences on integrated landscape management (ILM) and to learn about tools to enhance their implementation of ILM.

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May 12, 2015 - May 13, 2015

Kenya Learning Landscape Dialogue

In the second in the Landscapes for People, Food and Nature-led series of Kenya landscape dialogues, landscape leaders gather to report back on lessons learned since the last meeting and focus on building a shared agenda for the future of the Kenya Learning Landscape Network.

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LPFN in Africa
Nairobi, Kenya July 1, 2014 - July 3, 2014

Landscapes for People, Food and Nature in Africa

Leading minds from African government, research, civil society and the private sector will gather in Nairobi to generate an ambitious agenda to enhance and scale effective integrated landscape initiatives for Africa.

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Washington, D.C., USA April 26, 2016 | 8:30-17:00 EST

Global Food Security Symposium

The world’s cities are growing, and so is food insecurity. There is a dire need to build food systems where farmlands are connected to markets in local cities. This symposium discusses strategies to bridge the gap from rural-urban areas to build food security in the urban world.

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October 8, 2020 | 9-10.30am ET

‘Landscapes for People, Food and Nature’ 2011-2020: Reflections and Lessons Learned for Future Global Landscape Development

Join us for the next Landscape Roundtable convened by FAO and EcoAgriculture Partners to reflect upon the achievements and lessons learned from the Landscapes for People, Food and Nature (LPFN) initiative, which began in 2012 and officially closes this year. The LPFN initiative has been an international collaboration of knowledge sharing, dialogue and action to support integrated landscape management in order to achieve three simultaneous goals: improved food production, ecosystem conservation and sustainable livelihoods.

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The Global Landscapes Forum | Paris December 5, 2015 | 15:30-17:00 CET

Investing in integrated landscapes to achieve the SDGs

With the SDGs on the world stage, integrated landscapes is being positioned as an effective strategy for their implementation. There’s many integrated landscapes forming around the world and investors interested in financing these efforts, but financing is not always aligned. Join President Sara Scherr and Policy and Markets Director Seth Shames in a conversation in how to connect investors with stakeholders, and generate the highest social and environmental outcomes in a landscape.

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