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A 7 page case study describes and illustrates how IUCN’s Livelihoods and Landscapes Initatiave engaged residents and other stakeholders in developing future scenarios for their landscape, and how the activity led to the creation of outcome indicators.  To view the case study click here.

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Back to KENVO and the Kinjabe landscape case study page

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A four-page case study summarizes a process of participatory indicator development and monitoring that was undertaken by a team of researchers from WWF, CIFOR and IUCN, and identifies lessons learned. The monitoring method uses a participatory scoring approach to valuing the indicators each year. The indicators are grouped into five capital asset categories (modified from the [...]

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This case study details KENVO’s  ecoagriculture orientation to landscape assessment.

The first component is a 9-minute video that introduces the situation in the Kijabe landscape of Kenya as portrayed by the Kijabe Environmental Volunteers (KENVO). The second component is a photo gallery that illustrates: (1) why and how KENVO’s program is evolving from a focus on forest [...]

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A four-page case study summarizes a simulation modeling activity that was undertaken by CIFOR and partners from NGOs and local governments, to explore scenarios for how multiple attributes of landscapes may change over time.   The case identifies the model used and presents an example.  It also highlights lessons learned from the experience, and refers the reader [...]

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Brazil – Conservation of biodiversity and ecosystem services in the cacao production landscape of southern Bahia, Brazil
Brazil – Conservation of a forested landscape and traditional livelihoods in an area of high land use pressure in the central Amazon
Brazil – Ecoagriculture in the Torres Region of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil: Tradeoffs or synergies in banana [...]

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Introduction
The first part of the case is a progress report by a multidisciplinary field team from ECOTRUST, WWF-Uganda and the Institute of Tropical Forest Conservation (ITFC) on an assessment that the team coordinated on the status of ecoagriculture. Methods and preliminary findings from the baseline assessment are presented. A survey protocol used to generate some [...]

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The Landcare Program begun in the Philippines in 1996 provides local farmers, landowners, and community members with information on sustainable agriculture, environmental issues, new technologies, and innovations for institutions. The intensive program inspired and encouraged many to set examples in conservation, community building, and income and asset building; thereby moving their landscape from previously degraded areas [...]

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Setting
The workshop was conducted at the KENVO office, which is situated fairly centrally in the landscape. Participants had been invited the week before by KENVO leadership.  They were informed that morning tea and mid-day lunch would be provided. 
Method

Participants.  Participant-informants in the landscape scoring exercise included ‘innovative’ farmers who have emerged from KENVO’s various activities as [...]

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