1. The question of sustainability affects most areas of human activity. It is intrinsically complex and multi-disciplinary. Sustainable policies have to adapt to new knowledge and changing circumstances. Understanding sustainability and ways of achieving it have to involve an understanding of...
  2. This book invites readers involved in agriculture and biodiversity conservation to think about the essential service that pollinators provide. Its twofold purpose is to inform and encourage.
  3. This short concept paper explores in a preliminary fashion some of the linkages between biodiversity and agriculture. The main conclusion is that biodiversity conservation and agricultural development are co-dependent. Biodiversity is an essential resource to improve agriculture, and little...
  4. The "tragedy of the commons" is a central concept in human ecology and the study of the environment. It has had tremendous value for stimulating research, but it only describes the reality of human-environment interactions in special situations. Research over the past thirty years has helped...
  5. 30/12/2014 THE SWEET SPOT: Bringing together sustainabledevelopment, animal agriculture, and ecologicalrestoration
  6. 30/10/2015 Le mot permaculture est mentionné avec une fréquence croissante dans les discours, les livres et les articles de magazine sur la durabilité et la sécurité alimentaire. Qu’est-ce que la permaculture ? Est-ce un mouvement ? Une philosophie ? Est-ce simplement un ensemble d’outils de conception ?...
  7. The African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development(AJFAND) is a highly cited and prestigious quarterly peer reviewed journal with a global reputation, published in Kenya by the Rural Outreach Programme (ROP) in Nairobi. Our internationally recognized publishing programme covers a...
  8. Le Centre technique de coopération agricole et rurale (CTA) est une institution internationale conjointe des Etats du Groupe ACP (Afrique, Caraïbes, Pacifique) et de l’Union européenne (UE). Le CTA intervient dans les pays ACP pour améliorer la sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle, accroître...
  9. 18/11/2014 Animal agriculture – the integration of domesticated animals of all types with agriculture practices.Sustainable development – the overused and oftentimes misunderstood or misrepresented concept of “improving” something and having that last for a “long period of time”.Ecological restoration – the...
  10. 17/11/2015 A different type of intelligence is needed to address the complexity of our current world, Tre’ will discuss the connection between holism, faith, and the needed regeneration in our soils, souls, and society. Presenter: Tre’ is the COO/CFO of the Savory Institute in Boulder, Colorado. After...