Resilience and the Cultural Landscape – Understanding and Managing Change in Human-Shaped Environments

All over the world, efforts are being made to preserve landscapes facing fundamental change as a consequence of widespread agricultural intensification, land abandonment and urbanisation. The ‘cultural landscape’ and ‘resilience’ approaches have, until now, largely been viewed as distinct methods for understanding the effects of these dynamics and the ways in which they might be […]

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

PAR/IPSI events before and during COP11 of the CBD

The Satoyama Initiative aims to conserve sustainable human-influenced natural environments (Socio-Ecological Production Landscapes; SEPL) through broader global recognition of their value. The partnership, IPSI, comprises organisations committed to support SEPL for the benefit of biodiversity and human well-being through the implementation of their respective activities PAR is a member of the partnership and will be […]

New Report Finds “Alliance-building” Approach Can Stop Rampant Conflict over Land and Water, Increase Farm Production and Restore Degraded Lands, Rivers

Effectiveness of approach seen in Africa’s Sahel and in Brazil’s Atlantic Forest, and in dozens of other regions; major agriculture groups call for urgently scaling up “Whole Landscape” approaches ahead of Rio+20

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 […]

Landscape for People, Food and Nature Initiative: Launch of the blog on Monday 30 January!

The Landscapes for People, Food and Nature Initiative is a collaborative three-year process of research, discussion, knowledge-sharing and advocacy to understand and support integrated agricultural landscape approaches to simultaneously meet goals for food production, ecosystem health and human wellbeing. The initiative is facilitated by EcoAgriculture Partners and Co-organizers from leading international institutions: Bioversity International; Conservation […]