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Integrated landscape initiatives for agriculture, livelihoods and ecosystem conservation: An assessment of experiences from South and Southeast Asia

  • Camilla Zanzanaini
  • Binh Thi Trần
  • Jeffrey C. Milder
  • Fabrice A.J. DeClerck

Integrated landscape approaches offer a means of integrating policy and practice to ensure equitable and sustainable use of land while strengthening measures to improve environmental conservation, production, and well-being outcomes. While...

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Participatory Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation of Multi-Stakeholder Platforms in Integrated Landscape Initiatives

  • Koen Kusters
  • Louise Buck
  • Maartje de Graaf
  • Peter Minang
  • Cora van Oosten
  • Roderick Zagt

In this article we propose a participatory method to aid planning, monitoring, and evaluation of multi-stakeholder platforms, and we report on experiences from piloting the method in Ghana and Indonesia.

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Measuring the effectiveness of landscape approaches to conservation and development

  • Jeffrey Sayer
  • Chris Margules
  • Agni Klintuni Boedhihartono
  • Terry C.H. Sunderland
  • James D. Langston
  • Rebecca Riggs
  • Louise Buck
  • Koen Kusters
  • Chris Elliott
  • Peter Minang
  • Herry Purnomo
  • James R. Stevenson
  • Petrus Gunarso
  • Agus Purnomo

This new study addresses a major challenge for integrated landscape management and its advocates: landscape approaches are by nature and necessity long-term engagements, with multiple and shifting goals, while monitoring and measurement tools and...

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Integrated landscape initiatives in Europe

  • María García-Martín
  • Claudia Bieling
  • Tobias Plieninger

Landscapes are linked to human well-being in a multitude of ways, some of which are challenged by global market forces and traditional management approaches. In response to this situation there has been a rise in local initiatives to sustain the...

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Integrated landscape approaches to managing social and environmental issues in the tropics: learning from the past to guide the future

  • James Reed
  • Josh Van Vianen
  • Elizabeth L. Deakin
  • Jos Barlow
  • Terry Sunderland

This paper reviews the literature on integrated landscape approaches to attempt a synthesis of the barriers to adoption and a refined definition of the term.

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Examining multi-functionality for crop yield and ecosystem services in five systems of agroecological intensification

  • Kelly Garbach
  • Jeffrey C. Milder
  • Fabrice A.J. DeClerck
  • Maywa Montenegro de Wit
  • Laura Driscoll
  • Barbara Gemmill-Herren

Agroecological intensification (AEI) integrates ecological principles and biodiversity management into farming systems with the aims of increasing farm productivity, reducing dependency on external inputs, and sustaining or enhancing ecosystem...

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Multi-functional landscapes from the grassroots? The role of rural producer movements

  • Philip McMichael
  • Jeffrey C. Milder
  • Sara Scherr

This paper explores the role and recent evolution of producer movements in influencing multi-functional farm and landscape management, and suggests that producer movements are playing pivotal roles in supporting landscape multi-functionality, not...

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Climate-Smart Landscapes: Multifunctionality in Practice

This edited volume explores a 'landscape approach' to achieving multiple climate, social, development and environmental objectives.

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Integrated landscape management for agriculture, rural livelihoods, and ecosystem conservation in Latin America

  • Natalia Estrada-Carmona
  • Celia A. Harvey
  • Fabrice A.J. DeClerck
  • Jeffrey C. Milder

A study of 104 initiatives in 21 countries paints a picture of integrated landscape management in Latin America and the Caribbean. Researchers surveyed participants and managers in integrated landscape initiatives throughout the LAC region to...

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Climate-Smart Landscapes: Opportunities and challenges for integrating adaptation and mitigation in tropical agriculture

  • Celia A. Harvey
  • Seth Shames
  • Mario Chacon
  • Camila I. Donatti
  • Eva Garen
  • Eva Wollenberg
  • Lee Hannah
  • Angela Andrade
  • Lucio Bede
  • Alicia Calle
  • Julian Chara
  • Christopher Clement
  • Elizabeth Gray
  • Minh Ha Hoang
  • Peter Minang
  • Ana Marıa Rodrıguez
  • Christina Seeberg-Elverfeldt
  • Sean Smukler
  • Emmanuel Torquebiau
  • Jacob van Etten
  • Eduardo Somarriba

Tropical agricultural systems can provide both mitigation and adaptation benefits if they are designed and managed appropriately.

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