1. Introduccion a la agroecologia

    Case Studies and Articles. Sociedad Espanola de Agricultura Ecologica (SEAE). Manuel Gonzalez de Molina. Agroecology. Global. Case Studies... (comment match)

  2. Surin Declaration: First Global Encounter on Agroecology and Seeds

    International delegates of La Via Campesina gathered in Surin, Thailand, from 6 to 12 November 2012 for the First Global Encounter on Agroecology and Seeds. The objective of the reunion was... (comment match)

  3. From desertification to vibrant communities

    Sustainable agriculture in dry and degraded areas is about the resilience of farmers and ecosystems. With examples from different parts of the world, the latest issue of Farming Matters, shows the... (comment match)

  4. Kaluchi Thakarwadi: Rejuvenated landscape, rejuvenated lives

    Kaluchi Thakarwadi is a small, remote settlement in the district of Ahmednagar, in Maharashtra, in the semi-arid zone in the rain shadow of India’s western mountains. Rainfall is unreliable, so... (comment match)

  5. Measuring farmer's agroecological resistance in the wake of Hurricane Mitch

    This study, published in 2001 by IIED, is the outcome of a participatory action research carried out in cooperation with the Campesino a Campesino, a farmer-led sustainable agriculture movement in... (comment match)

  6. Women, families and communities in Aceh

    In 2004 the province of Aceh in Indonesia was affected by a devastating earthquake and tsunami. The impact on rural communities was particularly harsh, exacerbating the existing poverty and poor... (comment match)

  7. Farming Matters

    However we look at it, the System of Rice Intensification, or SRI, is a major success story. While researchers are still debating its relevance, more and more people are getting... (comment match)

  8. ReFARM - Resilience Framework for Agriculture and Risk Management Database

    Bioversity and CCAFS recently conducted a systematic review to explore the role of diversification in agricultural systems for increasing the resilience of smallholder farmers in confronting the risks associated with... (comment match)

  9. Crazy? Not at all!

    Although hardly enough to meet the national demand, rice yields in Peru are high, reflecting an apparently efficient production system. Working together with other farmers, and not always with the... (comment match)

  10. Tipping the Balance: Policies to shape agricultural investments and markets in favour of small-scale farmers

    A recent wave of large-scale land acquisitions and other commercial investment in agriculture has raised concerns that small-scale producers are being marginalized. This report takes a new look at the... (comment match)