Landscapes Blog

October 10, 2016

Out of bed and seeing progress on the SDGs

Martin HarperRoyal Society for the Protection of Birds

I emerged from my sick-bed last week to attend an event at the Zoological Society of London - Natural Partners: integrating development and environment to deliver sustainable development. The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) had joined forces with the Zoological Society of London (ZSL), the World Wid…
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September 21, 2016

Equator Initiative shares local voices for climate action

New video series raises awareness of indigenous peoples’ and local communities’ solutions to global problems, especially climate change. The series, produced by the Equator Initiative, debuted this week while global leaders attend “Climate Week” events in New York City while gathered for the 2016 United Na…
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August 23, 2016

Leading global sustainable agriculture organization Solidaridad becomes co-organizer of LPFN

The Landscapes for People, Food and Nature Initiative is pleased to announce that Solidaridad has stepped up its engagement in promoting and strengthening integrated agricultural landscape management by becoming a co-organizer of the Landscapes for People, Food and Nature Initiative (LPFN). Solidaridad has begun a lea…
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August 4, 2016

Shared Value in Supply Chains as a Step toward Landscape Management

Catherine RothackerEcoAgriculture Partners

Achieving rural development, sustainable agriculture, and environmental conservation goals through integrated landscape management is a complex, long-term investment for stakeholders—how can the private sector, government, and civil society take steps to make this transformational approach a reality and provide benef…
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July 28, 2016

Four Lessons for Private Sector Engagement from the Sustainable Landscapes Partnership

Simon BadcockConservation InternationalCatherine RothackerEcoAgriculture Partners

In North Sumatra, Indonesia, a complex mosaic of land uses, values and challenges, Conservation International (CI) is working with USAID and the Walton Family Foundation on the Sustainable Landscapes Partnership. This article is the second in a series of stories about landscape partnerships that effectively includ…
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July 20, 2016

Mato Grosso links agribusiness supply chains to landscapes through jurisdictional sustainability

Catherine RothackerEcoAgriculture Partners

Mato Grosso, the agricultural giant Brazilian state, has traded in a race to the bottom for a leading role testing and implementing a jurisdictional sustainability governance model. This article is the first in a series of stories about landscape partnerships that effectively include private sector actors that …
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