Landscapes Blog

September 1, 2015

In Vietnam, the landscape approach brings stakeholders together to address climate change

Abigail HartEcoAgriculture Partners

In Vietnam, somewhere between the aspirations of farmers and the goals of the national government lies an opportunity to implement the landscape approach. Editor’s Note: In the last few months, EcoAgriculture Partners visited the Ha Tinh province of Vietnam to study strategies for climate change mitigation and resiliency based in agriculture. While there, project manager Abi ...
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July 25, 2014

Eco-labels by Locale: Testing ‘Landscape Labels’ to Support Integrated Approaches to Development

Abigail HartEcoAgriculture Partners

  Can markets help to support integrated landscape management? How can producers and entrepreneurs benefit from stewarding their landscape and its natural resources? These questions motivated EcoAgriculture Partners and local partner organizations to test a new approach to marketing called “landscape labeling” in two landscapes: Lari, Kenya and Mbeya, Tanzania. Their s ...
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July 23, 2014

Diving Deeply Into Integrated Landscape Management: The Case of Araucarias del Alto Malleco Model Forest in Chile

Abigail HartEcoAgriculture Partners

English Español What does it actually mean to be a platform that supports integrated landscape management? After working day in and day out with landscape leaders striving to implement landscape approaches while conducting the Continental Review of Integrated Landscape Initiatives in Latin America and the Caribbean, I found that I was still full of questions […] ...
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February 28, 2014

The Pablo Standard: Encouraging Place-based Agroecology in El Salvador

Abigail HartEcoAgriculture Partners

By Abigail Hart, Project Manager, EcoAgriculture Partners (Translation by Jilka Paz, EcoAgriculture Partners) English Español Just northeast of San Salvador, the Cinquera municipality covers the hillside alongside El Salvador’s largest body of fresh water, the Cerrón Grande reservoir (known locally as Lake Suchitlán). This lake has been recognized as a RAMSAR site, which i ...
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October 7, 2013

Studying Success: Integrated Landscape Initiatives in Latin America

Abigail HartEcoAgriculture Partners Natalia Estrada-CarmonaCATIE

English Español Over the past couple of weeks, acknowledging and embracing multiple objectives related to food, environment, and social wellbeing has surfaced as a common theme from our Roundtable authors in discussing the intensification of agricultural systems, and particularly as an impetus for adopting a landscape perspective. So too did this important theme stand out in ...
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September 16, 2013

Reviewing Integrated Landscapes in Africa: Lessons for Drylands

Jeffrey C. MilderRainforest Alliance Abigail HartEcoAgriculture Partners

Over the past months, this blog has featured many inspiring “success stories” of integrated landscape initiatives from around the world. But are these just a series of interesting anecdotes—each stemming from its own unique context—or can we begin to derive some generalized principles that might help inform practices and policies for future landscape initiatives in [&he ...
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