1. Recommended sites: The New Farm USDA SARE program Appropriate Technology Transfer for Rural Areas Way back in 1997, I started this site along with several other former New Farm editors to try to fill the gap left when Rodale Institute ceased publication of that magazine. In 2003, things came full...
  2. FAO

    Achieving food security for all is at the heart of FAO's efforts - to make sure people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active,healthy lives. Our three main goals are: the eradication of hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition; the elimination of poverty and the driving...
  3. Practical Action uses technology to challenge poverty in developing countries. We enable poor communities to build on their skills and knowledge to produce sustainable and practical solutions. Technologyis a key to ending poverty. Technology doesn’t mean just physical infrastructure, machinery...
  4. Community forestry is now widely acknowledged as a powerful solution for many of the challenges facing local people and wider society in: Improving rural livelihoods Enhancing community governance and empowerment Transforming forest-related conflict Protecting and enhancing the environment...
  5. Heifer International's mission is to work with communities to end world hunger and poverty and to care for the Earth. Dan West was a farmer from the American Midwest and member of the Church of the Brethren who went to the front lines of the Spanish Civil War as an aid worker. His mission was to...
  6. Everything Chalmers does begins and ends with the church. We equip churches with resources and tools to walk alongside people who are poor, breaking the spiritual, social, and material bonds of poverty. As a result, churches model Jesus’ heart for the poor in practical ways, showing His care and...
  7. Effective management during the postharvest period, rather than the level of sophistication of any given technology, is the key in reaching the desired objectives. While large scale operations may benefit from investing in costly handling machinery and high-tech postharvest treatments, often...
  8. The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is one of the world's leading research partners in finding solutions for hunger, malnutrition, and poverty. Our award-winning research for development (R4D) addresses the development needs of tropical countries. We work with partners to...
  9. Agencies Listed by CountryAddresses and Links to Regulatory Bureaus
  10. CIMMYT works throughout the developing world to improve livelihoods and foster more productive, sustainable maize and wheat farming systems. Our portfolio squarely targets critical challenges, including food insecurity and malnutrition, climate change and environmental degradation. Through...