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Forest Management Act has positive implications for Colorado River, agriculture

When Pat O’Toole looks across the national forests on the Wyoming-Colorado border, where his family grazes sheep and cattle on both private and public lands, he sees a difficult situation — hundreds of thousands of acres of overcrowded and dead, downed trees. “A forest like this does not generate water,” O’Toole, a Solutions from the Land board member,...

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International farmers share how they concurrently produce food, enhance environment 

Farmers from across the globe do not just grow food. They also provide society with valuable ecosystem services, such as soil health, biodiversity, and improved water and air quality. Farmers from Chile, Ireland, Costa Rica, the Philippines, and the U.S. recently shared how they deliver food and nutrition security while enhancing the environment during...

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Agriculture, food systems, and global food and nutrition security are at a critical moment

World leaders are calling for more funding against global hunger and food insecurity. This past week, representatives from the Americas, Africa, Indonesia and Europe met at the UN Summit on Global Food Security and affirmed their commitment to “act with urgency, at scale and in concert, to respond to the urgent food security and nutrition needs of...

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SfL’s Vision for Scaling Climate Smart Agriculture Solutions is Taking Root

When SfL farmers started down the road together at COP 15 in Copenhagen in 2009, little did we know where the path would take us. Fast forward to 2021 to COP26 held in Scotland, where SfL farmers continued to share their 21st century agriculture renaissance vision, and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced that the USDA was committed to make a...

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