PhD Positions in Agrobiodiversity 2010 at Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Pisa Italy

The PhD Programme in Agrobiodiversity is aimed at the enhancement of human resource capacities in the use and management of genetic variation in agricultural and natural systems, in order to improve the sustainability of agricultural systems and the conservation of genetic resources for the well-being of present and future generations. The Programme is structured in […]

Review on a food security and agricultural research project in Malawi

This report summarises the findings of a mid-term review of the Agricultural Research and Development Programme (ARDEP), a five-year programme with national … Read more…

Democratising the Governance of Food and Agricultural Research

Towards Food Sovereignty: Reclaiming autonomous food systems (Part III: Chapter 7 only) The latest chapter of an on line multimedia book in the making “Towards Food Sovereignty. Reclaiming autonomous food systems” focuses on the need to transform agricultural research. It also addresses the politics of knowledge associated with conservation and natural resource use as well […]

Rethinking Agriculture: Agrobiodiversity for Sustainable Production Intensification

Amir Kassam and Toby Hodgkin Download rethinking-agriculture-agrobiodiversity-platform (90 kb) There is now growing interest and movement in broadening the so called ‘modern agriculture’ paradigm to include practices that are biologically-driven and environmentally friendly. In fact, the industrial paradigm that has been promoted during much of the 20th century is running out of steam because the […]