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21 Results for Opportunities in the Private Sector

Landscape Labeling: A marketing approach to support integrated landscape management

  • Abigail Hart
  • Christopher Planicka
  • Lee Gross
  • Louise Willemen
  • Landscape labeling is a strategy that practitioners of integrated landscape management can use to market their products. EcoAgriculture Partners designed and tested a landscape labeling approach to marketing in collaboration with local partners in...

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Financing Strategies for Integrated Landscape Investment: Review of Financing Institutions and Mechanisms

  • Margot Hill Clarvis
  • As the economic impacts of climate related risks grow and the limitations of public finance are ever more apparent, both the risk burden and investment requirements for climate smart investment are increasingly moving to the private sector, yet...

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Financing Strategies for Integrated Landscape Investment

  • Seth Shames
  • Margot Hill Clarvis
  • Gabrielle Kissinger
  • How do landscape initiatives find the financial support they need to get started, maintain operations, and improve outcomes? Who is investing in landscape management now, and what are the barriers to increased investment in the future? This report...

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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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Reducing Risk: Landscape Approaches to Sustainable Sourcing – Scoping Study

  • Gabrielle Kissinger
  • André Brasser
  • Lee Gross
  • This report shares initial outcomes of a comprehensive global scoping of integrated landscape approaches, exploring the rationales (why) and modes (how) companies use to pursue landscape approaches. The scoping allows us to compare across a range of...

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Reducing Risk: Landscape Approaches to Sustainable Sourcing

  • Gabrielle Kissinger
  • André Brasser
  • Lee Gross
  • Climate change, ecosystem degradation, and increasing competition over limited resources pose significant risks to agrifood businesses. In this report, LPFN looks at what agribusinesses stand to gain from a landscape approach, and examines the...

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Reducing Risk: Landscape Approaches to Sustainable Sourcing – Olam International and Rainforest Alliance Case Study

  • André Brasser
  • Olam is a global integrated supply chain manager that sources 6 million dollars worth of cocoa from the western Bia/Juabeso region of Ghana each year. When the company recognized that its regular producer support program was unable to mitigate...

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Reducing Risk: Landscape Approaches to Sustainable Sourcing – Starbucks and Conservation International Case Study

  • Gabrielle Kissinger
  • Starting in 1998, Starbucks partnered with Conservation International (CI) in order to create a system of agricultural best practices for coffee production that maintained ecosystem services while protecting biodiversity. By piloting innovative...

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Reducing Risk: Landscape Approaches to Sustainable Sourcing – SABMiller Case Study

  • Gabrielle Kissinger
  • SABMiller is looking “beyond the breweries” to the landscape and communities it operates in.

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Food and Agriculture: The future of sustainability

  • Daniele Giovannucci
  • Sara Scherr
  • Jeffrey C. Milder
  • Danielle Nierenberg
  • Charlotte Hebebrand
  • Julie Shapiro
  • Keith Wheeler
  • On our current trajectory, severe disruptions to national and regional food systems are highly likely to happen - the main question is when. This report, commissioned by the UN DESA as a strategic input to SD21 and the Rio discussions, focuses on...

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