1. The Rwenzori Experience

    Environment and Development Series No. 15. This booklet is a portrait of a unique participatory learning project involving farming communities in the Rwenzori region of Western Uganda. The project brought rural... (comment match)

  2. Ecological Agriculture, Climate Resilience and a Roadmap to Get There

    Environment and Development Series No. 14. This paper looks at how ecological agriculture, by building healthy soils, cultivating biological diversity and improving water harvesting and management, can strengthen farmers' capacity to... (comment match)

  3. The Tigray experience: A success story in sustainable agriculture 

    The success story in Tigray is concerning the Project on Sustainable Development through Ecological Land Management by Some Rural Communities in Northern Ethiopia through a broad-based open-ended experiment by farmers... (comment match)

  4. The impact of Compost use on Crop Yelds in Tigray, Ethiopia (2000-2006)

    The benefits deriving from the use of compost, including restoration of soil fertility, are well illustrated in this assessement. As a result of this successful approach is that between 2003... (comment match)

  5. Putting Farmers First in Sustainable Agriculture Practices

    This paper describes key principles and approaches of sustainable agriculture, particularly at local community level, as a key alternative to GM crops and industrial agriculture systems. This is followed by... (comment match)

  6. Ecological Agriculture Climate Resilience and a Roadmap to Get There

    This paper looks at how ecological agriculture can strengthen farmers’ capacity to adapt to climate change. Accordingly, the authors call for a reorientation of policy, funding and research priorities from... (comment match)

  7. Ecological Agriculture Climate Resilience and a Roadmap to Get There

    This paper looks at how ecological agriculture can strengthen farmers’ capacity to adapt to climate change. Accordingly, the authors call for a reorientation of policy, funding and research priorities from... (comment match)

  8. Tackling Hidden Hunger. Putting Diet Diversification at the Centre

    The scourge of “hidden hunger” or micronutrient deficiency affects around two billion people worldwide who lack adequate intake of vitamins and minerals in their diet. While several international and regional... (comment match)