Case Studies

Investigations of specific landscapes, institutions, and programs to illuminate challenges, opportunities and innovations for the landscape approach.

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Learning Landscapes

This brief book highlights, in their own words, the achievements of the integrated landscape initiatives brought together in the East African Regional Learning Network of the Landscapes for People,..

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Bridging the Gap from the Local to the Landscape in Northern Honduras

  • Dave Kramer
  • Brian Lunardi
  • Barbara Vallarino

This case study focuses on an approach to scaling up local-level development and resource management projects to a broader geography, uniting forces across a landscape. It proposes that a strong..

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Advancing and Balancing Ecological Conservation, Agricultural Production and Local Livelihood Goals in Kenya’s Kikuyu Escarpment Landscape

  • Louise Buck
  • Courtney Wallace-Stokes
  • David Kuria
  • Jeffrey C. Milder

This case study characterizes the Kikuyu Escarpment landscape and describes the ways in which an integrated landscape management approach has enabled local communities to define and pursue their..

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Building a Collaborative Vision for Landscape Action: Lombok project experience

  • Anna Lyons

This case study shares how different actors in a landscape can move towards collaborative multi-stakeholder and multi-sector action for managing landscapes sustainably, drawing on lessons from Lombok.

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RIABM’s Approach to Cross-Landscape Knowledge-Sharing: Ingredients for Success

  • Josique Lorenzo
  • Fernando Carrera
  • Ronnie de Camino
  • Roger Villalobos

This piece reflects on the Red Iberoamericana de Bosques Modelo (RIABM or Ibero-American Model Forest Network) approach as a basis for the creation of strong and effective networking initiatives. It..

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Financing Strategies for Integrated Landscape Investment: Integrated Landscape Initiative Analysis

  • Gabrielle Kissinger

Integrated Landscape Initiatives (ILIs) have unique financing needs. ILIs are struggling to meet these needs with existing finance mechanisms. But a range of key investors can coordinate their..

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Financing Strategies for Integrated Landscape Investment: Case Study of Namaqualand, South Africa

  • Gabrielle Kissinger

The Succulent Karoo Biome, which begins in southern Namibia and extends to the Cape Province of South Africa, is the world’s only recognized arid biodiversity hotspot.

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Atlantic Forest

Financing Strategies for Integrated Landscape Investment: Case Study of Atlantic Forest, Brazil

  • Gabrielle Kissinger

A case study of finance for landscape-scale restoration in the Atlantic Forest, a Brazilian biodiversity hotspot.

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Financing Strategies for Integrated Landscape Investment: Case Study of Lake Naivasha, Kenya

  • Gabrielle Kissinger

A case study of the Lake Naivasha catchment, an area that has recently experienced extreme population and industrial growth.

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The Evolving Landscape of Agricultural Biodiversity Conservation

  • Sajal Sthapit
  • Dunja Mijatovic

This compelling case study captures the lessons of more than 15 years of work to restore and preserve the landscapes surrounding Rupa Lake in Nepal, while focusing on recent innovations using a..

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