EcoAgriculture Partners at the Committee on World Food Security Meeting in Rome

Thursday, 18 October

Whole Landscape Approaches to Achieve Food Security in the Face of Climate Change: lessons learned from different perspectives and scenarios
Landscapes for People, Food and Nature Initiative Side Event at CFS 39 at FAO in Rome.

The 39th Meeting of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) takes place 15-20 October 2012 in Rome, Italy. Hosted by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, the meeting will address key issues regarding food security in the coming decades, particularly food security and climate change

Strengthening Agrobiodiversity: A Key Adaptation Strategy for Latin America’s Mountain Ecosystems

Evidence and Lessons from Latin America (ELLA), May 2012 With their high levels of agrobiodiversity, Latin American countries are implementing innovative research programmes and policies to conserve native and wild crop and animal species. Their work is helping to both promote diversity and facilitate climate change adaptation. Strengthening Agrobiodiversity: A Key Adaptation Strategy for Latin […]

More on LPFN new blog!

By Landscapes for People, Food and Nature Initiative The new blog of the Landscapes for People, Food and Nature Initiative was launched on January 30th, 2012! This three-year collaborative Initiative, which officially commenced in November of 2011, aims to scale up successful strategies for integrated landscape management that simultaneously support rural livelihoods, improve food security, and […]

The Platform for Agrobiodiversity Research joins partners in launching new Landscapes for People, Food and Nature, an international initiative for dialogue, learning and action

A consensus is emerging that many of our production systems for food, forest and wetland products are unsustainable–for people, for long-term food and fiber supply and for nature.  Yet from sustainable fish farming in Spain to rice intensification systems in Sri Lanka, people are working together in their landscapes to find better ways to meet […]

Preparing for the first ever State of the World`s Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture Report.

The Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture has requested FAO to present the first ever report on The State of the World`s Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture (Report) to the Commission’s Sixteenth Regular Session  in 2016/17. A concept note to facilitate discussions on the key issues and content of the proposed Report has […]

Revitalization of traditional ‘vuci’ ponds in Fiji villages

UNDP continues to support communities in sustainable living. In Fiji it supported the Vitokoni Vuci Project which involves the revitalization of traditional swamp (vuci) ponds where food such as dalo (Colocasia), are grown and where fish, eel and prawns can breed. Through the Global Environment Facility (GEF) funded Small Grants Programme (SGP) which is implemented by UNDP, […]