The Home Garden project’s interventions have been highly successful in improving the nutritional status of families from poor and disadvantaged groups. Home gardens are also reducing economic vulnerability through income generated by sale of surplus products and reduced expenditure for vegetables, fruits and meat. This video highlights the overall achievements from the three phases of [...]
The last issue of Farming Matters for 2014 will focus on how family farming and agroecology support the nutrition of family members and the wider community.
This latest issue focuses on building resilience in family farming.
Fostering seed security responses that work for vulnerable farmers. International coalition launches public resource website: SeedSystem.org
15 – 17 February 2015, NH Grand Krasnapolsky Hotel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands The conference Agriculture and Climate Change: Adapting Crops to Increased Uncertainty will focus on the likely impact of climate change on crop production and explore approaches to maintain and increase crop productivity in the face of climate change. Abstracts for oral and poster [...]
Video about traditional crop genetic diversity for food security.
Integrating Traditional Crop Genetic Diversity into Technology: Using a Biodiversity Portfolio Approach to Buffer against Unpredictable Environmental Change in the Nepal Himalayas is a project funded by the Global Environment Fund (GEF)