1. 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)

  2. 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)

  3. Rural Women’s Associations and Sustainable Agriculture in Casamance, Senegal

    An innovative community grantmaking program for rural women and their organizations in Casamance, Senegal, is creating significant change in women’s status and resources that are leading to greater stability and well-being for... (comment match)

  4. Learning routes: Experiences in Marocco and Egypt

    In 2013, two learning routes took place on the themes of farmer organisations in Morocco and water management in Egypt. ILEIA joined both Learning Routes, carrying out preparatory analysis of the... (comment match)

  5. Learning for rural change: 18 stories from Sudan

    A great variety of rural development initiatives are taking place in the Republic of Sudan. In this book, the outcome of a documentation and communication training in Khartoum in 2013,... (comment match)

  6. Climate Resilience Sustainable Agriculture Experiences

    This document summarises case studies from ten countries through ActionAid's approach to climate resilient sustainable agriculture, which incorporates agroecology in a human rights framework. Based on these experiences ActionAid recommends... (comment match)

  7. Nutrition from innovation and taste from waste

    From a situation of widespread undernutrition, consuming fresh vegetables all year round has now become a reality for many Nepali households thanks to their expanding home gardens. But the stories... (comment match)

  8. Guinea pigs – small livestock with big potential

    The right to food sovereignty is a part of the Plurinational State of Bolivia’s constitution, but what does this actually mean for family farmers? The truth is that many people... (comment match)

  9. The Mother of Our Breath

    Women have been the nurturers of the family and providers of food on land, while men have been providers from the sea. Children are expected to help their parents and... (comment match)

  10. Food fairs revive local food and nutrition

    Food fairs are an important tool and space to promote food sovereignty as they take place in local public spaces and within people’s own socio-cultural settings. One excellent example was... (comment match)