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A snapshot of integrated landscape management in Asia

Rice terraces in Nepal landscape. Credit: Bioversity International/J.Zucker

What works in integrated landscape management and what doesn’t? Bioversity researcher Chandni Singh gives us a snapshot from 166 landscape initiatives in South and Southeast Asia.

What works in integrated landscape management and what doesn’t? As part of a Global Review with the Landscapes for People, Food and Nature Initiative, we surveyed 166 landscape initiatives in South and Southeast Asia to get a better idea of what is going on in the region.

Integrated landscape management is increasingly gaining attention as a way to understand and address the complex and interconnected goals of agricultural production, ecological conservation, and livelihood improvement.

Working at the landscape level means engaging with different actors at different levels, often with competing motivations. Bringing multiple actors together to initiate dialogue, facilitate participatory decision-making, and enable conflict resolution can be extremely rewarding, but is also challenging and time and resource intensive.

Read the full post on the WLE Agriculture & Ecosystems Blogby Bioversity International researcher Chandni Singh

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