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Participatory Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation of Multi-Stakeholder Platforms in Integrated Landscape Initiatives

  • Koen Kusters
  • Louise Buck
  • Maartje de Graaf
  • Peter Minang
  • Cora van Oosten
  • Roderick Zagt

In this article we propose a participatory method to aid planning, monitoring, and evaluation of multi-stakeholder platforms, and we report on experiences from piloting the method in Ghana and..

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Integrated landscape initiatives in Europe

  • María García-Martín
  • Claudia Bieling
  • Abigail Hart
  • Tobias Plieninger

Landscapes are linked to human well-being in a multitude of ways, some of which are challenged by global market forces and traditional management approaches. In response to this situation there has..

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Integrated landscape approaches to managing social and environmental issues in the tropics: learning from the past to guide the future

  • James Reed
  • Josh Van Vianen
  • Elizabeth L. Deakin
  • Jos Barlow
  • Terry Sunderland

This paper reviews the literature on integrated landscape approaches to attempt a synthesis of the barriers to adoption and a refined definition of the term.

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Examining multi-functionality for crop yield and ecosystem services in five systems of agroecological intensification

  • Kelly Garbach
  • Jeffrey C. Milder
  • Fabrice A.J. DeClerck
  • Maywa Montenegro de Wit
  • Laura Driscoll
  • Barbara Gemmill-Herren

Agroecological intensification (AEI) integrates ecological principles and biodiversity management into farming systems with the aims of increasing farm productivity, reducing dependency on external..

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Multi-functional landscapes from the grassroots? The role of rural producer movements

  • Abigail Hart
  • Philip McMichael
  • Jeffrey C. Milder
  • Sara Scherr

This paper explores the role and recent evolution of producer movements in influencing multi-functional farm and landscape management, and suggests that producer movements are playing pivotal roles..

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Climate-Smart Landscapes: Multifunctionality in Practice

This edited volume explores a 'landscape approach' to achieving multiple climate, social, development and environmental objectives.

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Integrated landscape management for agriculture, rural livelihoods, and ecosystem conservation

  • Natalia Estrada-Carmona
  • Abigail Hart
  • Celia A. Harvey
  • Fabrice A.J. DeClerck
  • Jeffrey C. Milder

A study of 104 initiatives in 21 countries paints a picture of integrated landscape management in Latin America and the Caribbean. Researchers surveyed participants and managers in integrated..

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Climate-Smart Landscapes: Opportunities and challenges for integrating adaptation and mitigation in tropical agriculture

  • Celia A. Harvey
  • Seth Shames
  • Mario Chacon
  • Camila I. Donatti
  • Eva Garen
  • Eva Wollenberg
  • Lee Hannah
  • Angela Andrade
  • Douglas Brown
  • Lucio Bede
  • Alicia Calle
  • Julian Chara
  • Christopher Clement
  • Elizabeth Gray
  • Minh Ha Hoang
  • Peter Minang
  • Ana Marıa Rodrıguez
  • Christina Seeberg-Elverfeldt
  • Sean Smukler
  • Emmanuel Torquebiau
  • Jacob van Etten
  • Eduardo Somarriba

Tropical agricultural systems can provide both mitigation and adaptation benefits if they are designed and managed appropriately.

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Integrated Landscape Initiatives for African Agriculture, Development, and Conservation

  • Jeffrey C. Milder
  • Abigail Hart
  • Philip Dobie
  • Joshua Minai
  • Christi Zaleski

The authors conducted a systematic review and characterization of integrated landscape approaches in Africa.

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From Climate Smart Agriculture to Climate Smart Landscapes

From Climate-Smart Agriculture to Climate-Smart Landscapes

  • Sara Scherr
  • Seth Shames
  • Rachel Friedman

This article explains the concept of climate-smart landscapes, enumerates the benefits, identifies key components, and recommends concrete actions to scale them up around the world.

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