Custodian Farmers of Agricultural Biodiversity

Outcomes of the Workshop on Custodian Farmers of Agricultural Biodiversity: Policy support for their roles in use and conservation

What are custodian farmers, Exploring policy support a table on the function of custodian farmers in terms of roles, responsibilities and rights and some recommendations

Notice on nominations for IPBES Workshop on Indigenous and Local Knowledge

Nominations to participate in a workshop to identify procedures and approaches for building synergies between indigenous & local knowledge and science.

Organized on behalf of the IPBES Multidisciplinary Expert Panel by UNESCO, UNU and the Ministry of Environment of Japan, this workshop will be held from 9 to 11 June 2013 in Tokyo

About “Integrating Farmers’ Seeds System into the Market”

21 expert representing 13 organizations from Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin and North America met in Vietnam to discuss about
Integrating Farmers’ Seeds System into the Market:“What do we gain? What do we lose? What do we do?”
The report brings views from CSOs, seed companies and Oxfam Novib

How Agroforestry Schemes Can Improve Food Security in Developing Countries.

The multiple benefits of agroforestry may be the solution to food security. Agroforestry – the integration of trees and shrubs with crops and livestock systems – has strong potential in addressing problems of food insecurity in developing countries. If carried out well, it allows producers to make the best use of their land, can boost […]