1. 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)

  2. European Coordination Via Campesina for the defence of family farming and small-farmers

    Press Release, 17 April- Fuerteventura. From 15th to 17th April, ECVC, a European association of small-farmers that brings together 27 farming bodies from 17 countries across Europe, including outside the EU,... (comment match)

  3. The Jakarta Call: "Agroecology is our option for today and the future"

    La Via Campesina, the international movement which brings together millions of peasants, small and medium-size farmers, landless people, women farmers, indigenous people, migrants and agricultural workers from around the world,... (comment match)

  4. Investing in smallholder agriculture. Open consultation

    The High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition (HLPE) has published the V0 draft of the report  Investing in smallholder agriculture for food and nutrition security  and... (comment match)

  5. Food security and Nutrition: HLPE 2013 Reports

    The High Level Panel of Experts (HLPE) on Food Security and Nutrition has officially presented its 2013 Reports in front of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) stakeholders, in... (comment match)

  6. Seeking convergence on agroecology- a conference impression

    Whoever thought that agroecology is only gaining momentum as an agricultural practice, science and movement in Latin America, is wrong. A two day conference in June 2013 clearly depicted the... (comment match)

  7. Sustain Agricultural Biodiversity. Special issue of ECO

    To mark World Food Sovereignty Day, 16 October,  the CBD Alliance at CBD/SBSTTA 17 has published a special issue of ECO with a focus on agricultural biodiversity, seeds, Farmers' Rights. This... (comment match)

  8. Brazil launches the Agroecology Plan

    Brazil launches the Agroecology Plan and Organic Production. It was announced by the President Dilma Rousseff the 17 October, during the Second National  Conference on Sustainable Rural Development, in Brasilia.  The... (comment match)

  9. African Green Revolution Forum 2013: Good examples and policies within a bad model

    About 200 business people, representatives of governments, development agencies, NGO’s and three (!?) representatives of farmers’ organizations were gathered in Maputo, Mozambique September 4-6th, for the African Green Revolution Forum... (comment match)

  10. Seeds of Freedom

    A new 30-minute film produced by The Gaia Foundation and the Africa Biodiversity Network, in collaboration with MELCA Ethiopia, Navdanya International and GRAIN. Narrated by actor Jeremy Irons, Seeds of Freedom... (comment match)