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  1. 2009-04-01 If you work in a country that is not your own, chances are you sometimes wonder about which crops to grow and promote. A good first step is to find out what is already being grown in-country. It will quickly become obvious what the staple grains are. Less apparent, and often greatly...
  2. 2014-03-20
  3. On the 2017International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, the United Nations is celebrating the 10th anniversary of theDeclaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). The Declaration, formally adopted in 2007,is an international human rights instrument that sets a standard for the...
  4. 2017-01-20 Climate change presents a profound challenge to food security and sustainable development in Africa. Its negative impacts are likely to be greatest in the African region, which is already food insecure. In the face of global climate change and its emerging challenges and unknowns, it is essential...
  5. Abstract, Agronomy for Sustainable Development, 2019 Homemade botanical insecticides are widely used by subsistence and transitional farmers in low-income countries. Their use is often driven by the limited availability or cost of commercial pesticides. Homemade botanical insecticides are often...
  6. AFSA’s collection of case studies shows how agroecology benefits Africa in terms of food security, nutrition, poverty reduction, climate change adaptation and mitigation, biodiversity conservation, cultural sensitivity, democracy, and value for money. Agroecology works in harmony with nature. It...
  7. 2011-01-01 *Available only in Spanish. The purpose of this manual is to provide promoters with a tool that allows them to learn about and disseminate good indigenous agroecological practices, the application of which will allow them to carry out sustainable and ecologically safe agriculture, obtain safer...
  8. 1991-12-19 Strategies for integrated systems Herding associations - Peru Community based landuse planning in Thailand Lowland farming Women integrate fish and farming Sustainable agriculture Agroforestry Indigenouse knowledge
  9. 1989-04-19 Women use local knowledge to ensure survival Amazonian myth gives peasants' views Farmers welcome iguanas in forests of Panama Local initiatives in maintaining biological diversity Andean potato Indigenous knowledge Sustainable rice-farming Village based see production Genetic diversity
  10. 1986-08-19 Water harvesting Indigenous knowledge