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‘Landscapes for People, Food and Nature’ 2012-2020: Reflections and Lessons Learned for Future Global Landscape Development - Shared screen with speaker view
Avalon Jade Theisen
34:50
Hello from the University of South Florida in the United States of America!
Gabriel Laizer, FAO North America
38:30
Speaking now: Vimlendra Sharan, Director, FAO North AmericaVimlendra Sharan is the Director of the FAO Liaison Office for North America. Mr. Sharan brings with him more than two decades of national and international government leadership experience focusing on rural development, agriculture and food security issues. Mr Sharan has worked with the Indian Government extensively in rural and tribal areas of Maharashtra and has also been actively involved in agriculture and food policy formulation working with the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare in New Delhi.
Gabriel Laizer, FAO North America
39:29
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Gabriel Laizer, FAO North America
41:18
Welcome to the FAO North America and EcoAgriculture Partners Webinar "‘Landscapes for People, Food and Nature’ 2011-2020: Reflections and Lessons Learned for Future Global Landscape Development."
Gabriel Laizer, FAO North America
41:42
5. Please share any comments/publications or reaction to our event using the “CHAT” on the bottom of your Zoom, including your own experiences and memories of the LPFN. We invite you to use the chat to introduce yourself, your organization and location on the chat.
Gabriel Laizer, FAO North America
42:49
Speaking now: Sara Scherr, President and CEO, EcoAgriculture PartnersDr. Sara J. Scherr’s work focuses on inclusive agricultural development and sustainable land policy. An economist, she has been a prominent voice globally in promoting the restoration of degraded lands for food security and rural livelihoods. She founded the non-profit EcoAgriculture Partners in 2002 to promote agricultural strategies that also secure and restore ecosystem services. In 2011 she co-founded the global network ‘Landscapes for People, Food and Nature’, and in 2019 began the ‘1000 Landscapes for 1 Billion People’ initiative to accelerate locally-led landscape regeneration around the world.
Gabriel Laizer, FAO North America
45:47
Welcome to the FAO North America and EcoAgriculture Partners Webinar "‘Landscapes for People, Food and Nature’ 2011-2020: Reflections and Lessons Learned for Future Global Landscape Development."
edward millard
46:02
Edward Millard Rainforest Alliance. LPFN was a pioneering project in bringing sectors and issues together and hence made an influential impact on all the landscape activity happening now
Gabriel Laizer, FAO North America
46:37
Please share any comments/publications or reaction to our event using the “CHAT” on the bottom of your Zoom, including your own experiences and memories of the LPFN. We invite you to use the chat to introduce yourself, your organization and location on the chat.
Aske Bosselmann
47:49
Aske Bosselmann, Uni of Copenhagen, Denmark. Not affiliated with the LPFN, but followed it since the beginning, and have worked with PFN-topics with the major centers mentioned here for a decade, mainly irt coffee and cocoa
Pradip Dey
48:52
Good evening from India
ALBERT LEPAGE
50:45
Al LePage, Eugene, Oregon, USA, student, Professional Certificate in Sustainable and Inclusive Landscapes, we need to get very series about biodiversity, especially given this recent study showing that the UN sustainable development goals (SDG'S) are NOT really effective in protecting the environment and biodiversity. Here's the link . . . https://espace.library.uq.edu.au/view/UQ:bb0bb22
Monika Firl
51:10
Good morning everyone! Monika Firl, Director of Sustainability at CoopCoffees / CoopSolidarite du Café Equitable in Montreal, QC Canada. I've working closely with small-scale farmers (mostly in coffee) for nearly 30 years and have seen time and time and time again how disconnected development, policies and agriculture practices are from each other. With very unfortunate impacts on real life. So -- I'm thrilled to be joining in this conversation! Congratulations to all of you for your good work to get things this far... :-)
Gabriel Laizer, FAO North America
52:52
Welcome to the FAO North America and EcoAgriculture Partners Webinar "‘Landscapes for People, Food and Nature’ 2011-2020: Reflections and Lessons Learned for Future Global Landscape Development."
Manon Koningstein, EcoAgriculture Partners
52:56
Yanina Gorelik, and everyone else: next week we will share the recordings, the presentation, a clean version of the chat and a list with all the LPFN publications and events Sara just mentioned.
Gabriel Laizer, FAO North America
53:06
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Gabriel Laizer, FAO North America
54:25
Please share any comments/publications or reaction to our event using the “CHAT” on the bottom of your Zoom, including your own experiences and memories of the LPFN. We invite you to use the chat to introduce yourself, your organization and location on the chat.
Xochitl Kountz
54:40
Were Indigenous Nations a part of this? It seems to me that Indigenous people have been doing this and have a lot of knowledge about sustainable landscaping. It’s strange to me that this is about the land and there haven’t been any land acknowledgments.
Monika Firl
56:15
great point Xochitl!!
Gabriel Laizer, FAO North America
56:40
Speaking now. Bernhard Worm, Senior Policy Advisor, Division Rural Development, Land Rights, Forests Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)Bernhard Worm works as Senior Policy Advisor at the section of Rural Development, Land Rights, Forests within the Special Initiative ONEWORLD-No Hunger at the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). Prior to that, he served at the German Embassy in South Sudan as Head of Development Cooperation including Humanitarian Assistance. His professional experience includes an engagement with UNICEF working on Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation in New York Headquarters and in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. He also has work experience in the NGO-Sector having worked for Welthungerhilfe and Action contre la Faim in crisis and post crisis context such as Sudan and Angola. Bernhard Worm holds a Master Degree in Public Policy and Management with a focus on Monitoring and Evaluation in the development and humanitarian context.
Andres Anchondo
58:40
Hi all, Andrés Anchondo, American Bird Conservancy. As an NGO aiming to work at the landscape level, it is nice follow EcoAg Partners, and other, as they advance ILM initiatives. Thanks!
Caron Gala
59:12
Good day, I am looking forward to hearing about lessons learned from the work of the Landscapes for People, Food and Nature (LPFN) initiative. Especially of interest are higher education capacity intersections. Thank you for putting this on! Caron Gala, Association of Public and Land-grant Universities
Gabriel Laizer, FAO North America
01:00:16
Speaking now: Tony Simons, Executive Director, CIFOR-ICRAFTony Simons has worked for 27 years on issues at the tropical agriculture/forestry interface in more than 40 developing countries. His work has spanned the private sector (Shell Forestry), academia (University of Oxford), official development assistance (FCDO) and research (CGIAR). He holds a bachelor’s degree in agricultural science from Massey University, NZ, and master’s and doctoral degrees from Cambridge University, UK. In 2009, Tony was made an Honorary Professor in Tropical Forestry at the University of Copenhagen. He is a board member of the African Centre for Technology Studies, the Plant Resources of Tropical Africa program, the Danone Livelihood Fund and DCM International Imaging. He also leads the IUFRO Forest and Water Task Force. He has published over 100 research papers and has sat on several journal editorial boards.
Gabriel Laizer, FAO North America
01:03:57
Speaking now: Paola Agostini, Global Lead for Landscapes, World BankDr. Paola Agostini is a Lead Natural Resources Specialist in the World Bank’s Environment and Natural Resources Global Practice, in the Europe Caucasus and Central Asia Region. Previously she was the World Bank Global Lead for Forests, Landscapes and Ecosystems, looking at projects and programs that try to improve connectivity of protected areas, forests, agroforestry, rangeland and agriculture land for the increase of productivity, communities resilience and production of ecosystem services. Her focus is on the interface between agriculture and natural resources management, and partnerships for Landscape Restoration. Paola also coordinated TerrAfrica, a regional partnership program in over 26 Sub-Saharan countries that promotes Sustainable Land and Water Management. Previously,
Gabriel Laizer, FAO North America
01:04:00
Previously, Paola coordinated the GEF Program in Latin America and Africa, overseeing a portfolio of over 100 projects dealing with Climate Change, Biodiversity, Land Degradation, Chemicals and International Waters.
Gabriel Laizer, FAO North America
01:07:04
Speaking now: Juan Lucas Restrepo, Director General of the Alliance of Bioversity International and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)A Colombian and French national, Juan Lucas has worked in the agricultural domain, both in public and private sectors, for the past 25 years. He has significant experience in policy, value chains, markets and in leading agricultural research. He has supported the work of CGIAR through the various governance roles he held over the years in the Committee of Genetic Resources, Oversight and Executive Committees, and as the representative of the Colombian Government on the CIAT Board of Directors as an ex-officio member. Among other positions, Juan Lucas has served as the Vice Minister of the Colombian Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Chief Commercial Officer of the Colombian Federation of Coffee Growers, and for the last eight years as the Executive Director of AGROSAVIA, the largest agricultural research organization of the country.
Manon Koningstein, EcoAgriculture Partners
01:07:54
We are curious to hear from those that have been affiliated with LPFN what their most valuable/memorable experiences have been!
Gabriel Laizer, FAO North America
01:11:39
Today’s event is being recorded and will be shared after the event, together with a brief report, and an edited version of the chat.
Tom Derr, EcoAg
01:15:53
Hello all, please also share comments here on what you believe to be the most important directions for landscape development moving forward.
ALBERT LEPAGE
01:19:54
Al LePage, Eugene, Oregon, USA, student, Professional Certificate in Sustainable and Inclusive Landscapes, we need to get very series about biodiversity, especially given this recent study showing that the UN sustainable development goals (SDG'S) are NOT really effective in protecting the environment and biodiversity. Here's the link . . . https://espace.library.uq.edu.au/view/UQ:bb0bb22
Marie-Eve Landry
01:24:57
I am not aware how landscapes involved in LPFN and now 1000 landscapes are mobilizing and seeing value in connecting with the national and sub-national processes around National Adaptation Plans and Nationally Determined Contributions, but I think there is an opportunity for multi-stakeholder platforms, where stakeholders collaborate with each other towards sustainable landscapes management, to contribute to enhancing climate resilience and inform and implement NAPs and NDCs. So, connecting actors and actions at different scales.
Avalon Jade Theisen
01:25:51
*appplause*
Pradip Dey
01:28:00
👏 👏 👏 👏 👏
LanceWRobinson Robinson
01:28:35
Hi. Lance Robinson, Equitable Earth Initiative. My thoughts on the most important directions for landscape development moving forward relate to some of the intangibles. In particular success stories, we keep hearing about what are treated as idiosyncratic factors, such as leadership and the key role of champions, windows of opportunity and the interaction of values. So for research and learning, as attention is directed to material factors such as incentives, subsidizes, institutional structures, etc., there should be a proactive effort to also seriously dig into the intangible and “soft” aspects of landscape approaches: values, culture, spirituality, and leadership.
Florence Egal
01:30:09
Looking forward for landscape development actors to pursue their engagement as partners with other territorial development actors https://www.donorplatform.org/publication-agenda-2030/fostering-territorial-perspective-for-development-white-paper-jointly-released-by-platform-members-and-partners.html. This is crucial if we want to Food Systems Summit to acknowledge the importance of integrated subnational and biogeographical policies .
Gabriel Laizer, FAO North America
01:31:45
Speaking now: Christophe Besacier, Forestry Officer, Forest and Landscape Restoration, FAOChristophe is currently Ingénieur en Chef des Ponts, des Eaux et des Forêts for the French Ministry of Agriculture, Agrifood and Forest. Regional advisor for the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Sahel region from 2000 to 2004 and for the Congo Basin region from 2004 to 2009, he was in charge of the Secretariat of the Committee on Mediterranean Forestry Questions-Silva Mediterranea within the FAO Forestry Department from 2009 to 2015. Since January 2015, Christophe joined as Forestry Officer the Forest and Landscape Restoration Mechanism group in FAO.
Arthur Getz Escudero
01:34:31
Hello everyone - I remember fondly the early push a decade ago in Nairobi for more integrated thinking and action on landscapes - and the great network and practical applications forming over time. I also recall the initial resistance to the focus on urban dimensions among so many rural-focused institutions. The effort to bring a city-region framework into view helped with subsequent publications, and the evolution of the conversation around urban-rural linkages and territorial/multi-level governance has been remarkable. Finance and disaster risk reduction efforts have mobilized efforts as more people have come to realize ‘we all live downstream’. Across the UN system, among sister agencies, and in the synergies sought among the Rio conventions and the SDGs, this integrative landscape keeps growing, and has become a marker of our collective push to be creative system thinkers, action-oriented and resourceful. I’m looking forward to the map of dots growing, and addressing some of the conspicuous gaps!
Gabriel Laizer, FAO North America
01:35:39
Speaking now: John Buchanan Vice President, Sustainable Production, Center for Environmental Leadership in Business, Conservation InternationalJohn Buchanan leads the Sustainable Food and Agriculture Markets team within Conservation International’s Center for Environmental Leadership in Business (CELB). The Sustainable Food & Agriculture Markets team focuses on engaging leading companies in palm oil, soy and related agribusiness sectors to develop and implement sustainable agriculture strategies including agricultural landscape initiatives. John is also responsible for CI relationships with companies in the food and agriculture value chain such as Walmart, Mars, Mondelez, and Sime Darby, and plays a leadership role with the Verified Sourcing Areas initiative, the Good Growth Partnership to reduce deforestation in global commodity supply chains, and previously the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil, Landscapes for People Food and Nature Initiative and the Keystone Field to Market Initiative.
Gabriel Laizer, FAO North America
01:37:48
Speaking now: Katie Minderhoud, Knowledge Management and Learning Advisor, SolidaridadKatie currently works as part of the knowledge management and learning team in the Solidaridad Europe office. Her particular expertise is on the landscape approach, with a thematic focus on land governance and food security. In this capacity she looks beyond the commodity supply chain to explore opportunities and design interventions at landscape level that optimize land and resource use in a sustainable way. Prior to working with Solidaridad, Katie carried out various research assignments for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, WWF and the Dutch Science Board (NWO) on the topic of land governance, agri-commodity expansion and global food systems.
Gabriel Laizer, FAO North America
01:39:23
Speaking now: Salima Mahamoudou, Research Associate, World Resources InstituteSalima is a Research Associate for Africa Forest team within the Food, Forest and Water program. She helps conduct research and assists the Central African Regional Offices in updating their Forest Atlases, as well as reformatting them to be published as a website. Prior to WRI, Salima interned with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Nature Conservancy where she assisted research projects on soil degradation in drylands and land restoration using remote sensing technologies. She also gained some environmental policy and advocacy experiences while working for Earth Day Network and the Vermont Natural Resources Council. Salima graduated from Green Mountain College, in Vermont, where she received a dual B.S degree in Natural Resources Management and Sustainable Business.
Gabriel Laizer, FAO North America
01:39:47
Salima Mahamoudou, Research Associate, World Resources InstituteSalima is a Research Associate for Africa Forest team within the Food, Forest and Water program. She helps conduct research and assists the Central African Regional Offices in updating their Forest Atlases, as well as reformatting them to be published as a website. Prior to WRI, Salima interned with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Nature Conservancy where she assisted research projects on soil degradation in drylands and land restoration using remote sensing technologies. She also gained some environmental policy and advocacy experiences while working for Earth Day Network and the Vermont Natural Resources Council. Salima graduated from Green Mountain College, in Vermont, where she received a dual B.S degree in Natural Resources Management and Sustainable Business.
Sara Scherr, EcoAgriculture Partners
01:43:49
I am just getting a peek at these rich CHAT contributions. THanks so much for sharing these with us, so we can share with others. Sara
Thomas Forster
01:44:20
Excellent “forward looking rétrospective” on landscape approaches to development. Following on Florence and Arthur’s comments above, now that there is strong institutional support for integrated landscape management it is time to integrate parallel development perspectives, going event beyond the obvious need to integrate landscape and territorial approaches, but also other city region, circular and solidarity economy approaches. The mainstreaming biodiversity community is using the terms of “reciprocal mainstreaming” to recognize different but closely related entry points and communities of practice and policy. There will soon be efforts to do this coming from a report on a recent workshop at FAO supported by BMZ/GIZ to integrate territorial and landscape approaches and other reports leading into all the summits and conferences in 2021 including all three COPs off the Rio Conventions and the UN Food Systems Summit. This is a convergence zone that I am sure the landscape community will be engaged with fully!
Laura Ortiz
01:47:10
Who do you consider are the lead private investors that are willing to invest long term beyond grants for landscapes?
Arthur Getz Escudero
01:47:56
Hi Manon -thanks for the reminder! I am now with the Swette Center for Sustainable Food Systems, Arizona State University. https://sustainability.asu.edu/food/
Sara Scherr, EcoAgriculture Partners
01:54:33
Greetings to all of you--so many wonderful partners during such inspiration work!
Philip Bogdonoff
01:57:27
Is anyone keeping in touch with what John D. Liu is doing with Ecosystem Restoration Camps? There are now 22 camps, with applications for 36 more. http://www.ecosystemrestorationcamps.org/
Ute Bohnsack
01:59:50
Philip, I'm in touch with one of the camps, in Portugal.
Corinne Moser
02:00:46
Bravo to LPFN facilitators, partners and all panelists. What a rich session!
Laura Ortiz
02:01:18
·wuuuu!!!!