Blog for People, Food and Nature

December 16, 2016

Financing green: Bridging the gap between sustainable landscapes and investors

Louis WertzEcoAgriculture Partners

Trillions of dollars are available in funds to stop deforestation, reverse degradation, and integrate agriculture in the landscape.
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November 8, 2016

Characterizing the landscape approach across Europe

María García-MartínUniversity of FreiburgClaudia BielingUniversity of HohenheimTobias PlieningerUniversity of Copenhagen

HERCULES project helps demonstrate how landscape initiatives in Europe foster the integrated management of the landscapes where they act. The landscape approach is gaining attention all over the world as a way of addressing the complexity that the integrated management of the land requires. This approach is charact…
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October 16, 2016

Five resources to help you get climate-smart this World Food Day

A changing climate has put agricultural landscapes at risk, but integrated solutions hold the promise of adaptation and mitigation. These five resources are a great start to understanding what a climate-smart food system will look like. Share them using the hashtag #WFD2016. 1. The CSA Guide: Climate-smart agricultu…
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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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