Participatory Guarantee System and Analog Forestry

Title Participatory Guarantee System and Analog Forestry
Contributor AgriCultures Network, ILEIA
Author Cavan Gates, Eduardo Aguilar
Content Besides providing for many of our needs, forests play a pivotal role in providing ecosystem services, ranging from biodiversity conservation to climate regulation. Yet over the last decade the world has lost an average of more than 5 million hectares of forests every year. Different examples show that marketing forest products can have a very positive impact, leading to higher incomes and also to healthier ecosystems.
Type of initiative Article
Year Published
Language English
Asia SRI LANKA
Africa CAMEROON
Link http://www.agriculturesnetwork.org/magazines/global/markets/pgs

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Nourishing the World Sustainably: Scaling Up Agroecology

Title Nourishing the World Sustainably: Scaling Up Agroecology
Contributor Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance
Author EAA, Edited by Peter Prove, Sara Speicher
Content 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 up of agroecological innovations, with challenges and opportunities; the approaches that can be used for scaling up agroecology ; conclusions and way forward.
Type of initiative Case Studies, Paper
Year Published
Language English
Asia BANGLADESH, INDIA, PHILIPPINES, SRI LANKA
Africa Zimbabwe
South America BRAZIL, PERU
Link http://tinyurl.com/EAAagroecology2012

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Sri Lanka Analog Forestry

Title Sri Lanka Analog Forestry
Contributor Development Fund
Author Development Fund
Content This report highlights the extent to which the small farmers were able to adapt to the impacts of climate change variations by establishing analog forests in their land holdings.
Type of initiative Case Studies
Year Published 2008
Language English
Asia SRI LANKA
Link http://tinyurl.com/c5oxypb

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Agroecology, best practices

Title Agroecology, best practices
Contributor Agrisud International
Author Agrisud International
Content Agroecology best practices
Type of initiative Case Studies
Year Published 2010
Language English
Asia CAMBODIA, INDIA, LAOS, SRI LANKA
Africa ANGOLA, CONGO DEM, GABON, MADAGASCAR, MAURITANIA, MOROCCO, NIGER, SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE, SENEGAL
South America BRAZIL
Link http://tinyurl.com/8vgqbts

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Home garden amidst tea estate

Title Home garden amidst tea estate
Contributor LIBRD
Author Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research and Development
Content The case of two farmers introduced to the idea of home garden, currently using their land creatively to produce a diversity of fruits and vegetables, and tea.
Type of initiative Case Studies
Year Published 2011
Language English
Asia SRI LANKA
Link http://www.cbmsouthasia.net/2011/09/05/home-garden-amidst-tea-estate-2/

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