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Strengthening Capacities for Collaborative Landscape Management in Africa

  • Cora van Oosten
  • Louise Buck
  • Abigail Hart
  • Mariteuw Chimère Diaw

Working from a landscape perspective requires a broad spectrum of capacities. A recent study of integrated landscape initiatives (ILIs) in Africa exposes challenges, however, in realizing the capacities required (Milder et al., 2014). This paper...

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Supporting African Landscape Objectives Through Local Landscape Governance

  • Constance Neely
  • Louise Buck
  • Raffaela Kozar
  • Clinton Muller
  • Jean-Claude Njomkap
  • Jeff Wordon

This brief summarizes the latest research and best practice in integrated landscape governance in Africa, identifying key knowledge and practice gaps or areas for improvement. It provides the foundation for the governance actions in the African...

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Priorities for Research in African Landscapes

  • Christine Negra
  • Wanja Kinuthia
  • Phosiso Sola
  • Celia A. Harvey
  • Carmen Jaquez
  • Gete Zeleke

Synthesized research is needed to develop and manage successful integrated landscapes initiatives in Africa. This brief brings together relevant knowledge and provides recommendations for actions for the develepment of knowledge sharing platforms.

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Financing Integrated Landscape Investments in Africa

  • Seth Shames
  • Kedar Mankad
  • Elsie Attafuah
  • Kwame Awere-Gyekye
  • Mohamed Bakarr

Financing systems must yield public goods and private financial returns while mitigating investment risks. This brief puts ILM finance into context and provides recommendations for actions to improve financing opportunities in Africa.

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National Policy to Support Landscape Management in Africa

  • Seth Shames
  • Richard Munang
  • Joseph Tanui
  • Odigha Odigha
  • Alice Kaudia

Summarizing and synthesizing the latest policy research on the state of land management in Africa, this brief provides a foundation and suggests major avenues for the critical policy action needed to launch integrated landscape management into the...

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Engaging Business for Integrated Landscape Initiatives in Africa

  • Lee Gross
  • Christine Negra
  • André Brasser
  • Laura Fox
  • Gabrielle Kissinger
  • Matthew Parr
  • Mao Amis
  • George Sikoyo
  • Andrea Athanas
  • Winnie Mwaniki

This brief explores the ways in which the business sector can be further engaged in African landscapes now and in the future.

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