Pathways to resilience

Title Pathways to resilience
Contributor USC Canada
Author USC Canada
Content A document looking at the key elements of a resilient agricultural system.
Type of initiative Case Studies
Year Published 2008
Language English
Africa NIGERIA, ZAMBIA
North America HONDURAS
Link http://usc-canada.org/UserFiles/File/Pathways-to-Resilience.pdf

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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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Organic Agriculture and Food Security in Africa

Title Organic Agriculture and Food Security in Africa
Contributor UNCTAD, UNEP
Author UNCTAD, UNEP
Content This paper examines the relationship between organic agriculture and food security in Africa, analysing organic agriculture’s impact on food availability as well as natural, social, human, physical and financial capital in the region. Given the paper’s origins, special attention has been given to East Africa throughout the paper, including analysis of 15 case studies. The conclusions and findings are, however, relevant for all African countries as well as many other developing countries around the world.
Type of initiative Case Studies
Year Published 2008
Language English
Link http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/ditcted200715_en.pdf

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Documentation capitalisation systematización: a compilation of methods and approaches

Title Documentation capitalisation systematización: a compilation of methods and approaches
Contributor ILEIA
Author Bertie van der Meij, Jorge Chavez-Tafur, Karen Hampson
Content As part of ILEIA’s efforts to promote the documentation of field-based experiences, this booklet describes 18 different methods, including approaches such as participatory videos or story guides. It also presents the work of 18 projects and organisations, as online references.
Type of initiative Case Studies
Year Published 2008
Language English
Link http://www.agriculturesnetwork.org/library/236570/at_download/libraryitem_file

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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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