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  1. Key Resource Despite the incredible diversity of useful plants that exist, a small handful of crops feed the majority of the world and millions of people still suffer from malnutrition and poverty. This talk will discuss some often overlooked crops that have the potential to alleviate suffering through...  
  2. ICARDA works with a tight focus on the problem-solving needs of resource-poor farmers, achieving this through the in-field delivery of its research outputs. Although global food production has increased by 20 per cent in the past decade, food insecurity and poverty remain widespread, while the...  
  3. Our mission is to reduce hunger and poverty, and improve human nutrition in the tropics through research aimed at increasing the eco-efficiency of agriculture. CIAT’s staffincludes about 200 scientists. Supported by a wide array of donors,the Center collaborates with hundreds of partnersto...  
  4. Backyard Aquaponics, a company based in Western Australia, offers a very informative website, including pages of basic information related to designs, fish breeds, plants and other topics related to aquaponics. For instance, the following link connects to the aquaponics designs page that offers a...  
  5. This group page exists so that individuals involved in Underutilized Crops around the world can connect. We encourage you to share the challenges you face in yourendeavors, discuss lessons and techniques learned through your experiences, and share your story!  
  6. In Niger, a social enterprise is using local plants that are resistant to the arid climate of the Sahel to produce nutritious food. The result is better incomes for farmers and a preserved environment. The nutritional value of the leaves, flowers, fruit and seeds of some 15 wild plants are being...  
  7. Peggy Bradley The first class in a series of videos on Micro-Gardens. How to grow your own food on a 100 by 50 foot lot  
  8. Peggy Bradley A class on using small containers in a micro-garden. This shows using recycled materials to help construct a garden at home  
  9. Peggy Bradley This is class 7 in the Micro-garden Training and concerns controlling pests with natural means.  
  10. Peggy Bradley This class shows the organoponics movement in Cuba where 60% of their food is grown this way. Shows how to set up one in your own yard.