1. Measuring farmer's agroecological resistance in the wake of Hurricane Mitch

    This study, published in 2001 by IIED, is the outcome of a participatory action research carried out in cooperation with the Campesino a Campesino, a farmer-led sustainable agriculture movement in... (comment match)

  2. ¿Loco? ¡De ninguna manera!

    Aunque difícilmente se alcanza lo suficiente para satisfacer la demanda nacional, la producción de arroz en el Perú es alta, lo que refleja un sistema de producción aparentemente eficiente. Trabajando... (comment match)

  3. 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)

  4. 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)

  5. Agro-ecology: beyond food

    Some may view indigenous communities as being conservative and backwards. However, the Kabekwa in Costa Rica show that such communities can be adaptable and innovative. In response to changing circumstances,... (comment match)

  6. Youth and agriculture: German youth struggle for land

    ‘Land grabbing’ has grabbed people’s attention in recent years, but this phenomenon is not restricted to developing countries. In the heart of Europe, young German farmers like Paula Giola are... (comment match)

  7. 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)

  8. 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)

  9. "We are a political and economic force"

    About 23 years ago, in Santiago del Estero, a province in the north of Argentina, the Peasant Movement of Santiago del Estero Via Campesina (MOCASE -VC) was established. One of... (comment match)

  10. Home nurseries: Viable businesses with environmental awareness

    Butana is a dry plateau in northern Sudan, east of the river Nile. Covering 65,000 square kilometres, less than 10% can be described as ‘woodland’ in the vaguest sense of... (comment match)