Blog for People, Food and Nature

December 22, 2016

More than just a recipe

This post originally appeared on the IFAD Social Reporting blog in October. We are re-publishing it here as part of our “Best of 2016 from LPFN partners” series. I have just returned from Mozambique where I was lucky enough to see the latest in IFAD's cooking and climate series, Recipes for Change, being fi…
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December 20, 2016

Waste not: How businesses can turn a profit from poo

As part of WLE's partnership with The Economist Events' Sustainability Summit this March in London, the Thrive blog published a series of posts that discussed the role science plays in catalyzing shifts toward sustainability in the private sector and beyond. In this blog post, Kalanithy Vairavamoorthy and Krishna C…
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December 19, 2016

Four unexplored big wins in agriculture: tackling climate change through landscape restoration

At the Global Landscapes Forum in Marrakech in November, CIAT and the CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems co-hosted a session titled, “Unexplored big wins for climate change through landscape restoration." This blog post presents the key messages from that event. It originally appeared on the CIAT …
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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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