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Reports

These documents take deep looks and analyze major issues in environmental conservation, agricultural production and sustainability, and livelihood resilience.

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22 Results for Reports

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, Food and Nature Initiative. It also describes the...

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Managing for Resilience

  • Louise Buck
  • Ian D. Bailey

To strengthen food security and livelihoods, programs must help vulnerable communities build socially and ecologically resilient landscapes. Landscape-scale management of socio-ecological systems offers a promising strategy for this task.

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The African Landscapes Action Plan

In July 2014, nearly 200 highly regarded experts, practitioners and policy makers from across Africa and around the world came together over three days to synthesize lessons learned from research and experience in integrated landscape management to...

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Toward Viable Landscape Governance Systems

  • Raffaela Kozar
  • Louise Buck
  • Edmund G. Barrow
  • Terry C.H. Sunderland
  • Delia E. Catacutan
  • Christopher Planicka
  • Abigail Hart
  • Louise Willemen

This collection of innovations, lessons, and emerging good practices from the growing community of landscape leaders and practitioners provides the practical elements needed to co-design effective landscape governance systems.

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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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City Regions as Landscapes for People, Food and Nature

  • Thomas Forster
  • Arthur Getz Escudero

It's time to think 'outside the urban box’. This report challenges urban planners and rural development professionals alike to see the clear connections between their work, and realize the mutual benefits that arise from joint planning and action.

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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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Investing in Trees and Landscape Restoration in Africa

  • Peter Dewees
  • Frank Place
  • Sara Scherr
  • Chris Buss

This paper investigates tree-based and other land management technologies for restoration and livelihood, private market incentives within landscape restoration goals and identifies opportunities for investing in forests and trees in African...

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