Status of initiative: N/a
Description/achievement of initiative

Goals: To promote Science, Practice and Policy for Land Use Systems that Jointly increase Food Production, Reduce Rural Poverty, and Conserve Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services by catalysing:
* Research and land-use innovation with farmers and conservationists
* Capacity building
* Education and public awareness
* Enabling policies
* Resource mobilisation

Expected Results:
1. An international conference of ecoagriculture innovators
2. Support for on-going ecoagriculture field projects or community based initiatives
3. Identification and publicize communities managing successful ecoagriculture systems
4. Promotion of ecoagriculture education, training and capacity building
5. Promotion of information dissemination and thus public awareness of the potentials of ecoagriculture

Implementation methodologies

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure


Government of Canada - Bureau de l'Auqaculture Durable
Government of South Africa - Department of Agriculture
Government of South Africa - South African Human Rights Commission
Government of United States of America - United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Major Groups:
Future Harvest Foundation (United States of America)
CropLIfe International (Belgium)
COSECHA network for Sustainable Agriculture (Central African Republic)
International Center for Tropical Agriculture (Colombia)
Asociacion de Pequenos Productores de Talamanca (Costa Rica)
PRIMSA (El Salvador)
Int'l Federation of Agricultural Producers (IFAP) (France)
International Council for Science (ICSU) (France)
International Environment Forum (Germany)
Int¿l Crops Res. Inst. Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) (India)
M. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation (India)
Centre for International Forestry Research (Indonesia)
Heifer International (Indonesia)
Int¿l Plant Genetic Resources Inst. (IPGRI) (Italy)
The Nature Conservancy (Japan)
Environmental Liaison Centre International (ELCI) (Kenya)
Int'l Centre for Research in Agrofrestry (ICRAF) (Kenya)
International Livestock Research Institute (Kenya)
World Agroforestry Center (Kenya)
Mexican Rural Development Foundation (Mexico)
International Water Management Institute (South Africa)
Transkei Land Service Organization (South Africa)
International Cooperative Alliance (ICA) (Switzerland)
Sustainable Agriculture Initiative (Switzerland)
World Association of Soil and Water Conservation (Thailand)
Uganda National Farmers Federation (UNFFE) (Uganda)
Bionet International - Global Taxonomy Network (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Stakeholder Forum for Our Common Future (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Hifadhi Ardhi Shinyanga (HASHI) (United Republic of Tanzania)
Conservation International (United States of America)
EcoLogic Development Fund (United States of America)
Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) (United States of America)
Forest Trends (United States of America)
Future Harvest Center Community Partners (United States of America)
Future Harvest Centers (United States of America)
Future Harvest Foundation (United States of America)
H. Wallace Centre for Agricultural/Environmental P (United States of America)
Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (United States of America)
Int'l Partners for Sustainable Agricutlure (United States of America)
Monsanto Corporation (United States of America)
Rainforest Alliance (United States of America)
Selected Equator Initiative finalists (United States of America)
The Land Institute (United States of America)
The Nature Conservancy (United States of America)
Univ. of North Carolina -Carolina Population Cente (United States of America)
Wild Farm Alliance (United States of America)
Wildlife Conservation Society (United States of America)
Winrock International (United States of America)
World Neighbors (United States of America)
World Resources Institute (WRI) (United States of America)
Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF) (United States of America)
Wildlife and Environment (Zimbabwe)

UN System:
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) (Italy)
Int'l Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) (Italy)
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) (Kenya)
UNDP -Equator Initiative (United States of America)

Other intergovernmental organizations:
IUCN - The World Conservation Union (Switzerland)

James Cook University (Australia)
University of Essex (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Standford University (United States of America)

Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Resources devoted to implementation
This initiative does not yet fulfil the SMART criteria.
Date of completion: 2022-12-31
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