1. "SRI is something unprecedented"

    Interview with Norman Uphoff, Professor Emeritus of Government and International Agriculture at Cornell University, former director of the Cornell International Institute for Food, Agriculture, and Development (CIIFAD) from 1990 to... (comment match)

  2. The Real Green Revolution: Organic and Agroecological farming in the South

    This report highlights some of the opportunities and challenges of establishing an organic farming movement that "can increase food security, reduce poverty and protect environmental resources" in the Southern hemisphere.... (comment match)

  3. Teaming up to harness the Nile : can water users' associations become effective?

    In the Nile watershed, the home of ancient dynasties, 21st century farmers struggle to find better ways to irrigate their crops. Technical solutions help, but can farmers work together to... (comment match)

  4. Learning in the field : Isang Bagsak helps people chart their own future

    A new form of peer learning, developed jointly by researchers and development practitioners in Africa and Asia, uses face-to-face meetings, field practice, and Internet links to learn from each other... (comment match)

  5. From gray to green : replanting hope in Africa's highlands

    In Uganda’s Kabale district, too many people had been trying to make a living from too little land. Because of overpopulation and exhaustion of the soil by intense cultivation, the... (comment match)

  6. Improving Food Security for Vulnerable Communities in Nepal

    For families living in Nepal’s remote highland regions, chronic food insecurity and hunger are part of daily life. Their own agricultural production is low; imported food is expensive; and as... (comment match)

  7. Conservation agriculture: a Uganda case study

    This case study presents the status of conservation agriculture in Uganda. It is one in a series of eight case studies about conservation agriculture in Africa, which were developed within... (comment match)

  8. Nourishing the World Sustainably: Scaling Up Agroecology

    The paper contains 12 different case studies and chapters on agroecology; other sustainable farming methods;  agroecology and resilience to climatic changes; evidence of the food security potential of agroecological systems; the scaling... (comment match)

  9. Agricultural Transition

    Viable forms of farming exist and evolve in different parts of the world and many transitions are being successful. Twelve steps are proposed, together with their supportive policies to accompany... (comment match)

  10. Climate Resilient Agriculture: Experiences from Action Aid and its partners

    It is based on the identification of the major risks and challenges local communities face, and/or are likely to face in the near future, and on the design and implementation... (comment match)