Blog for People, Food and Nature

January 24, 2020

Unlocking finance to bolster investments for landscape resilience in Africa: Insights and innovations from the African Landscapes Dialogue

Mao AmisAfrican Centre for a Green Economy

This blog is the second in the post-African Landscapes Dialogue blog series, highlighting the Thematic Discussions that took place. For the other blogs, please see here. Challenges and opportunities for sustainable landscapes in Africa Mt Kilimanjaro is undoubtedly one of the most iconic and biodiverse features in Ea…
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December 16, 2019

The African Landscapes Dialogue highlights the central role of Local Landscape Champions

Manon KoningsteinEcoAgriculture Partners

This blog around the thematic discussion of Landscape Convening and Governance is the first one in a series addressing the different thematic discussions that took place during the African Landscapes Dialogue (ALD) in Arusha, Tanzania, last 9-12 November 2019. Imagine a small area of around 10 square kilometers. Now…
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November 12, 2019

The Importance of Dialogue and Innovative Partnerships

Manon KoningsteinEcoAgriculture Partners

Yesterday, November 12th, Over 150 participants from 18 African countries have come together for the first day of the African Landscapes Dialogue - a gathering of Landscape Leaders from across Africa bound together by a shared vision and responsibility to problem solve collective problems facing the continent and the p…
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November 7, 2019

Strengthening grassroots capacity for locally-led landscape development in Africa

Manon KoningsteinEcoAgriculture Partners

As national and international programs on sustainable land and water management, climate-smart agriculture and land restoration grow, it is critical to empower and ensure the participation of African landscape leaders in the decision-making and execution of these initiatives. A focus has to be put on sustainable and in…
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September 6, 2019

The African Landscapes Dialogue comes to Tanzania

Louis WertzEcoAgriculture Partners

We're gathering landscape leaders from across Africa in Arusha, November 12-15, for peer-to-peer learning and agenda-setting from the grassroots. Dozens of partner organizations are nominating local partners from around the continent to join us in Arusha to strengthen local capacity for integrated landscape management…
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December 6, 2018

Complementing sector policy with integrated territorial and landscape approaches

Louis WertzEcoAgriculture Partners

In a side event that kicked off the Global Landscapes Forum in Bonn, an impressive group of partners all echoed one key message: holistic, place-based policy approaches are possible, necessary, and overdue. “People do live in places, they live in spaces, they live in territories. They do not live in sectors.” So S…
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