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April 17, 2015Knowledge Portal
Transforming rural livelihoods and landscapes: Sustainable improvements to incomes, food security and the environment

This white paper (PDF) from AIRCA elaborates on the benefits of a landscape approach to manage synergies and trade-offs of sustainable intensification in agriculture. Landscapes encompass a diversity of interactions between people and environment, and between agricultural and non-agricultural systems. Healthy landscapes not only exhibit healthy ecosystems, but also sustain productive agriculture and communities. This paper sets »

April 2, 2015Knowledge Portal
Financing strategies for integrated landscape investments

Integrated Landscape Initiatives (ILIs) have unique financing needs: they need investment and financial support timeframes. Integrated landscape management (ILM) provides a context to spatially target and harmonize investments so that they can efficiently yield public goods and private financial returns while mitigating investment risks. In Africa, financing systems for ILM must support local, national, and »

CGIAR Development Dialogues
October 1, 2014
CGIAR Development Dialogues

The first CGIAR Development Dialogues were held on 25 September 2014.  The event intended to focus global attention on the fundamental roles of agriculture, livestock, fisheries, forestry, landscapes, and food systems – and demonstrated how these areas are fundamental to achieving the emerging UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The event coincided with the UN General Assembly, the »

Sustainable agriculture: lively multi stakeholder debate facilitated by Agri-ProFocus
September 23, 2014News
Sustainable agriculture: lively multi stakeholder debate facilitated by Agri-ProFocus

On September 12, 2014, Agri-ProFocus organized an expert meeting about the different approaches to promote sustainable agriculture (e.g. agro-ecology, climate-smart agriculture, the landscape approach, etc). This in order to inform the upcoming food and nutrition security policy note of Minister Ploumen and Secretary of State Dijksma, and the own practice of different stakeholders. Agri-ProFocus had »