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File Farmers’ Response and their Adaptation Strategies to Climate Change in Mafeteng District, Lesotho
Climate change has moved from being a hypothesis to being a reality. Changes in climatic conditions have resulted in profound impacts on agricultural ... by Portal Web Editor last modified Sep 04, 2013 03:42 PM — Filed under: , ,
India's rice revolution
In a village in India's poorest state, Bihar, farmers are growing world record amounts of rice – with no GM, and no herbicide. Is this one solution to world ... by Portal Web Editor last modified Mar 06, 2013 11:06 PM — Filed under: , ,
File New Techniques Help Farmers Thrive: USAID Nepal Snapshot
Since 2008, USAID has worked with flood-affected communities in over 76 villages of the Terai region of Nepal, increasing farmer productivity and income; ... by Portal Web Editor last modified Apr 25, 2014 02:31 PM — Filed under: , , ,
A Worldwatch Institute blog by portaladmin last modified Jan 10, 2013 08:28 AM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Faces of the Value Chain
How a groundbreaking USAID program is bolstering both Nepal’s agricultural ecosystem and those who depend on it by Christin VanZant last modified May 16, 2017 03:43 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Brazil's development bank announces $588m fund to reduce agricultural emissions
Brazil's national development bank (BNDES) launched a 1 billion reais ($588 million) fund that will finance projects to reduce greenhouse gas emissions ... by Portal Web Editor last modified Mar 01, 2013 06:48 PM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Eco-friendly jute regains popularity in Bangladesh
The widely grown ‘golden-fibre’ of Bangladesh has regained its popularity among exporters owing to its bio-degradable nature. Jute offers eco-friendly ... by Joseph Badash last modified Jan 10, 2013 07:30 AM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , ,
USAID Frontlines - Empowering Women to Feed and Lead
The U.S. hunger and food security initiative, Feed the Future, is improving the lives of smallholder farmers by increasing food production, improving ... by Portal Web Editor last modified Jan 10, 2013 07:30 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
The Development of Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration Featured September 22, 2010
Editor’s Note: Arguably one of the most successful land regeneration projects in the world, Farmer Managed Natural Regeneraton (FMNR), beginning in Niger ... by Portal Web Editor last modified Aug 06, 2014 02:38 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , , ,
India's rice revolution – audio slideshow
Farmers in parts of India are breaking growing records, using less seed, less water, and compost as fertiliser. This ground-breaking method of cultivation, ... by Portal Web Editor last modified Nov 13, 2015 08:11 PM — Filed under: , , , , ,
The World Agroforestry Centre is part of the alliance of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) centres dedicated to generating ... by Portal Web Editor last modified Aug 01, 2013 05:06 PM — Filed under: , , ,
Cocoa Industry Announces Cooperative Initiative to End Deforestation
Hosted by HRH The Prince of Wales, leading chocolate and cocoa companies commit to develop cooperative, multi-stakeholder framework to address deforestation ... by Christin VanZant last modified May 16, 2017 03:44 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , ,
Project Promises Hardy Maize for Africa
STMA plans to develop, produce and promote 70 stress-tolerant varieties across 12 target countries, and aims to put improved maize varieties in the hands of ... by Anna Woltman last modified Apr 08, 2016 02:39 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , ,
Cultivating food security in Africa
Nourishing the Planet: A Worldwatch Institute blog Feb 20, 2010 by portaladmin last modified Mar 01, 2013 06:56 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
File Forests, Trees and Food Security
In developing countries food security is one of the most pressing needs to be addressed in the next 15 years. Initiatives for the adaptation and dissemination ... by Portal Web Editor last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:07 AM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
USAID Frontlines January/February 2013: Surplus in Senegal, Even Without the Rains
In the drought-prone Sahel, USAID trains extension agents to share conservation farming techniques with village cultivators, allowing them to thrive where ... by Portal Web Editor last modified Jun 23, 2013 08:40 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
Opportunities Industrialization Centers International (OIC International) is a non-profit organization headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Since 1970, ... by portaladmin last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:59 AM — Filed under: , ,
 
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