Nolan Monaghan

Nolan is a graduate student at the University of Missouri Center for Agroforestry studying ecological interactions in cropping systems. In the past, he has also worked in agricultural policy and seed systems with multiple Non-Governmental Organizations and university research centers. He is interested in how agriculture can change from a force of environmental and social destruction to a force for restoration and enrichment. He writes about food, landscapes, and related topics at

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Crop Wild Relative Conservation through Checkoff Programs

Mobilizing funds for the proper conservation and utilization of crop wild relative conservation is quite difficult. Exploring available options to coordinate investment by industry actors is one potentially strong strategy to pursue this goal.

October 24, 2023

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A theory of change for sustainable agriculture

Looking at the food system in a holistic manner and employing a diverse set of strategies is the best way to ensure lasting and stable change.

December 15, 2022