The Mother of Our Breath

Title The Mother of Our Breath
Contributor Agriculturesnetwork.org
Author Robert V. Bishop and ILIEA
Content 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 other elders in their different tasks. This is the story of the Paulauan traditional family farming system in the western most regions of the Caroline Islands in the Republic of Palau.
Type of initiative Case Studies
Year Published
Language English
Asia Taiwan
Oceania PALAU
Link http://www.agriculturesnetwork.org/magazines/global/family-farming/palau-family-values

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Agrotóxicos no Brasil – um guia para ação em defesa da vida

Title Agrotóxicos no Brasil – um guia para ação em defesa da vida
Contributor Agriculturesnetwork.org, ILEIA
Author Articulacão Nacional de Agroecologia (ANA), Flavia Londres, Rede Brasileira de Justiça Ambiental (RBJA)
Content This book provides the reader with information to combat the growing use of pesticides in Brazil in recent years. It informs the reader on legislation, on programs to monitor residues in food, on how to identify, control, report and prevent cases of poisoning, and on toxicology review processes of pesticides permitted in Brazil.
Type of initiative Case Studies
Year Published 2011
Language Portuguese
South America BRAZIL
Link http://tinyurl.com/6pllp75

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Cordel do fundo solidário ; Gerando Riquezas e Saberes

Title Cordel do fundo solidário ; Gerando Riquezas e Saberes
Contributor Agriculturesnetwork.org, ILEIA
Author Adriana Galvão Freire, AS-PTA
Content In the Paraíba region several ‘rotating solidarity banks’ initiatives, each of which has developed in their own specific way, have been constructed. In this booklet these experiences were used to create a list of good practices.
Type of initiative Case Studies
Year Published 2008
Language English
South America BRAZIL
Link http://www.agriculturesnetwork.org/library/61502

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Revalorización y conservación de la diversidad biocultural andina

Title Revalorización y conservación de la diversidad biocultural andina
Contributor Agriculturesnetwork.org, ILEIA
Author ETC Andes, ILEIA
Content BioAndes was a regional programme carried out in Bolivia, Ecuador and Peru with the objective of “strengthening the capacities of local actors in the sustainable management of the region’s biodiversity”. Having run for 5 years, they were interested in presenting a detailed document to the national and regional authorities. With the help of many of those directly involved in the programme, ILEIA carried out a systematisation process, and presented the results as a 100-page document.
Type of initiative Case Studies
Year Published 2010
Language Español
South America BOLIVIA, ECUADOR, PERU
Link http://tinyurl.com/7pttyor

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Strengthening people-led development

Title Strengthening people-led development
Contributor Agriculturesnetwork.org, ILEIA
Author Anja Mertineit, Emmanuel Yap, Jorge Chavez-Tafur, T. M. Radha
Content A joint effort of local communities, NGOs and donors to redefine participation. Readers can find in the successful examples of participatory methods presented, a source of motivation and inspiration.
Type of initiative Case Studies
Year Published 2010
Language English
Asia BANGLADESH, INDIA
Link http://www.agriculturesnetwork.org/resources/library/61529

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Puzzles for innovation

Title Puzzles for innovation
Contributor Agriculturesnetwork.org, ILEIA
Author ILEIA, University of Applied Science, Van Hall Larenstein
Content The writers wanted to encourage the Afghan community by showing that the development processes they are experiencing are not different to those seen elsewhere, even if the general context is particularly difficult.
Type of initiative Case Studies
Year Published 2011
Language English
Asia AFGHANISTAN, INDONESIA
Africa BENIN, ETHIOPIA, GHANA, MOZAMBIQUE, SOUTH AFRICA, TANZANIA, Zimbabwe
Link http://tinyurl.com/bw39lao

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