Seth Shames

Director, Policy and Markets Program, EcoAgriculture Partners

Seth Shames, Director, Policy and Markets Program, leads EcoAgriculture’s analysis of policies and financial mechanisms to support integrated agricultural landscape management and directs EcoAgriculture’s policy advocacy work. His areas of work have included finance for integrated landscape management, payments for ecosystem services in agricultural landscapes, climate-smart agriculture, the integration of agricultural issues into the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and the UN Convention on Biological Diversity, environment and development policies in East Africa, eco-labelling of agricultural products and sustainable biofuels production. Seth Shames holds a Master’s degree in Environmental Sciences from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and a BA from Columbia University.