Ecological farming Drought-resistant agriculture

Title Ecological farming Drought-resistant agriculture
Contributor Greenpeace
Content The report explores how farming can be more drought-resistant and more resilient to extreme events.
Link http://tinyurl.com/6weeq2o

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Fertile ground. How governments and donors can halve hunger by supporting small farmers

Title Fertile ground. How governments and donors can halve hunger by supporting small farmers
Contributor ActionAid
Content This report shows that recent budget increases in agriculture stop well short of what is needed to reverse the growing crisis of poverty, environmental degradation and hunger.
Link http://www.actionaid.org/sites/files/actionaid/fertile_ground.pdf

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Sustainable Peasant and Family Farm Agriculture Can Feed the World

Title Sustainable Peasant and Family Farm Agriculture Can Feed the World
Contributor La Via Campesina
Content La Vía Campesina believe that agroecological food production by small farmers is the agricultural model best suited to meeting future food needs. Peasant-based sustainable farming systems based on agroecology and Food Sovereignty offer much hope.
Link http://viacampesina.org/downloads/pdf/en/paper6-EN-FINAL.pdf

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Agroecology and the right to food

Title Agroecology and the right to food
Contributor Olivier De Schutter, Report submitted by the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food
Content The report explores how States can and must achieve a reorientation of their agricultural systems towards modes of production that are highly productive, highly sustainable and that contribute to the progressive realization of the human right to adequate food.
Link http://www.srfood.org/images/stories/pdf/officialreports/20110308_a-hrc-16-49_agroecology_en.pdf

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Feeding Nine Billion in a Low Emissions Economy: Challenging, but Possible A Review of the Literature for the Overseas Development Institute

Title Feeding Nine Billion in a Low Emissions Economy: Challenging, but Possible A Review of the Literature for the Overseas Development Institute
Contributor Oxfam And The Overseas Development Institute
Content What would agriculture that mitigated climate change, and still fed nine billion in 2005, look
like? What options are there for modifying existing farming systems and developing novel ones? These are the questions this short review of the literature addresses.
Link http://www.odi.org.uk/resources/docs/6389.pdf

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Revista de Economía Crítica n.10

Title Revista de Economía Crítica n.10
Contributor agroecology.org
Author various
Content Special issue on Agroecology and food crisis / Numero especial sobre agroecologia y crisis alimentaria
Type of initiative Case Studies
Year Published 2010
Language Español
Link http://www.agroeco.org/socla/pdfs/Revista_Economia_Critica_10.pdf

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Farming models to sustain the world

Title Farming models to sustain the world
Contributor Zcommunications.org
Author Devinder Sharma
Content Article on sustainable model being adopted in Andhra Pradesh on a big scale.
Type of initiative Article
Year Published 2010
Language English
Asia INDIA
Link http://www.zcommunications.org/a-farming-model-to-sustain-the-world-by-devinder-sharma

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Securing future food: Towards ecological food provision

Title Securing future food: Towards ecological food provision
Contributor UK Food Group
Content This UK Food Group Briefing shows why it is necessary to make the radical shift towards ecological food provision in order to secure future food for the world’s predicted 9 billion people.
Link http://www.ukfg.org.uk/pdfs/Securing_future_food.pdf

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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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Enhancing rural livelihoods and nutrition through higher welfare poultry production in India

Title Enhancing rural livelihoods and nutrition through higher welfare poultry production in India
Contributor World Society for the Protection of Animals
Author WSPA
Content This case study demonstrates that there are humane and economically viable alternatives to intensive egg production aimed at the urban market. It shows a sustainable poultry model suited to improving the livelihoods and nutrition of poor rural households that is simultaneously better for animal welfare and less reliant on buying in feed from external providers.
Type of initiative Case Studies
Year Published 2010
Language English
Asia INDIA
Link http://www.wspa-international.org/Images/CaseStudy-Keggs-Final-sm_tcm25-21761.pdf

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