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  1. 2015-03-26 Understanding the structure of plants and how they interact with their environment proves to be very important and helpful in overcoming agricultural challenges from drought to pests and from climate change to introducing new plant varieties. In this workshop, participants will gain valuable...
     
  2. 2015-03-26 Farm animals such as large and small ruminants, monogastric and non-conventional animals provide economic stream of family income as well as livelihoods in the social and cultural domain to majority of farmers in the country. Small scale farmers form about 80% of producers of livestock and...
     
  3. 2014-06-14 This article is from ECHO Asia Note #21 It was an afternoon of 2002 when I first read about SRI. As an extension officer in the District Agriculture Development Office (DADO), I started promoting SRI in the following years in the district of Morang, Nepal. Over this time I observed hundreds of...  
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  5. 2016-01-01 This issue portrays pastoralists working together to maintain their culture and lifestyles. In many cases they are at the frontline of struggles for their rights to land. Together, the experiences and perspectives presented highlight the importance of pastoral societies for agroecology and their...  
  6. 2014-10-28 The Great Lakes region is a major production area of banana (Musa ssp.), with higher per capita consumption levels than anywhere else in the world, The region is home to the East African highland bananas (EAHB), which are an important food and cash crop for more than 30 million people in the...  
  7. The Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA) is a broad alliance of different civil society actors that are part of the struggle for food sovereignty and agroecology in Africa. These include: African farmers’ organizations, African NGO networks, specialist African NGOs, consumer movements...
     
  8. 2011-01-01 A compelling look at the global food crisis, with particular emphasis on global innovations that can help solve a worldwide problem. State of the World 2011 not only introduces us to the latest agro-ecological innovations and their global applicability but also gives broader insights into issues...  
  9. 2019-10-02 Climate smart agriculture provides new opportunities for addressing the need for local adaptation, livelihoods, agro biodiversity conservation, and better nutrition.Climate smart villages provide platforms for ensuring that various interventions converge where it matters the most: local levels....  
  10. 2018-11-30 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...