agroBIODIVERSITY a Cross-Cutting Network of DIVERSITAS

A NEW SCIENCE AGENDA FOR BIODIVERSITY IN SUPPORT OF SUSTAINABLE AGROECOSYSTEMS The agroBIODIVERSITY cross-cutting network network of DIVERSITAS aims to inspire and facilitate interdisciplinary research for understanding the role of biological diversity in agricultural landscapes. The activities span the continuum from basic to applied research across eight benchmark sites worldwide and include adaptive land management […]

Ecoagriculture Policy Focus, issue 3: "Mitigating climate change through food and land use"

The policy brief looks at issues pertaining to the mitigation of global climate through reducing emissions from agriculture, forestry, and other land uses. The recommended policy actions include ; The full range of terrestrial emission reduction, storage, and sequestration options in climate policy and investment. Incorporate farming and land use investments in cap-and-trade systems. Link terrestrial […]

Ecoagriculture Partners' Side event at 2nd World Agroforestry Congress in Nairobi, Kenya

Ecoagriculture Partners is pleased to announce its policy focused side event, “Ecoagriculture Landscapes: Mobilizing Action Together” on Thursday, 27 August 2009 at the 2nd World Agroforestry Congress in Nairobi, Kenya.  Ecoagriculture Partners is an international NGO working to promote development of ‘ecoagriculture landscapes’ that produce abundant food, rural livelihoods and ecosystem services. We partner with […]

Request for comments on the draft guide “Integrating protected areas within wider landscapes, seascapes and sectoral plans and strategies”

 The Convention on Biological Diversity is calling for peer review of the draft “Guide to integrating protected areas within wider landscapes, seascapes and sectoral plans and strategies” . The guide provides practical approaches, case studies, and examples of integrating protected areas into wider land and seascapes Download the notification (pdf) Deadline for contributions is the […]

New Publication: "Mitigating Climate Change Through Food and Land Use"

by Sara J. Scherr and Sajal Sthapit. Ecoagriculture Partners  has released  a new report “Mitigating Climate Change Through Food and Land Use” for the Worldwatch Report 179.  Agriculture, forestry, and other changes in land use are responsible for more than 30 percent of human-caused greenhouse gas emissions. Despite advances in the energy sector, the only […]

RECOFTC Training and Fellowship Opportunities

RECOFTC  is pleased to announce  these upcoming training events: Landscape Functions and People: Applying Strategic Planning Approaches for Good Natural Resource Governance RECOFTC, Bangkok, Thailand, 26 October to 6 November 2009 Registration deadline: 26 September 2009 NFP Scholarship application deadline: 1 June 2009 This course offers participants an opportunity to learn current practices for landscape-level planning […]