About the Landscapes BlogThe Landscapes for People, Food and Nature Initiative is an international collaborative effort to support and scale-up the practice of whole landscape approaches to address the full set of needs from the rural land base – from sustainable, climate-resilient food and fiber production to biodiversity conservation to rural livelihoods. As part of this Initiative, the Landscapes Blog serves as a venue to learn about, share, and discuss topics related to landscape approaches. It seeks to engage leaders in the field, highlight research, present examples of landscape approaches in practice, and contribute to the discussions during major international events and policy processes.
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by Fabrice DeClerck (Bioversity International), Mam Kosal, and Gareth Johnstone (World Fish Centre), with contributions from Andrew Noble, Debbie Bossio, Michael Victor, and Camilla Zanzanaini Water is essential to life on this planet, and more specifically to agriculture and healthy … Continue reading
Yesterday was Terra Madre Day, which celebrates local food traditions and agrobiodiversity. Today, the Landscapes Blog explores an example of this in practices. Landscapes Initiative Co-Organizer, Bioversity International discusses new research on how to support farmers and local institutions in … Continue reading
Yesterday launched the first day of the 18th Conference of the Parties (COP18) for the UNFCCC. Already, references to agriculture have been made at the Subsidiary Body on Scientific and Technical Advice (SBSTA), with adaptation needs carrying considerable weight especially in developing countries. … Continue reading
Fabrice DeClerck, Senior Scientist Agrobiodiversity, Ecosystem Services and Resilience Bioversity International, Rome, Italy 5:00 A.M. Soon the sun will be up, and here in Costa Rica it’s like flipping on the light switch – one moment its dark, the next … Continue reading