Unraveling the ‘Landscape Approach’—Are We on the Right Track?

By Roderick Zagt (Tropenbos International) and Nick Pasiecznik (ILEIA) “We know what needs to done, and how, but we are not sure how to explain it”—this was the predominant sentiment that lingered after the seminar ‘Unraveling the landscape approach – are we on the right track?‘ held in Wageningen, the Netherlands on 17 September 2014. Four presenters and three panelists tried their hand at understanding the now-popular concept of the landscape approach—what is it, what’s new compared to earlier and similar ideas of integrated land management, and how can it be made to work for the benefit of people and … Continue reading

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