NUS 2013 call for abstracts

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Calling for abstracts that need to be in by 15 July 2013!
The 3rd International Conference on Neglected and Underutilized Species (NUS) for a Food-Secure Africa will take place in Ghana next September 2013 and will address the three themes of: (i) Resilience of agricultural and livelihood systems, (ii)Upgrading value chains of neglected and underutilized species and (iii) Creating an enabling policy environment

Chirapaq Ñan

TRIPTICO-CHIRAPAQ-NAM

The ‘Chirapaq Ñan’ initiative seeks to develop a network of hotspot locations with a high diversity of native potato varieties for in-situ monitoring.

The farmer, the architect and the scientist

A film by Jason Tyler on Dr Debal Deb, a pioneering ecologist committed to working with traditional farmers in eastern India to conserve indigenous seed diversity

Yale Food Systems Symposium, 18-19 October, 2013

The parallel forces of urbanization and globalization are transforming our planet. They are bringing unprecedented changes to food production and distribution, livelihoods, communities, and the environment. While the pace of this transformation presents significant challenges to the creation of just and sustainable food systems, it may also create powerful opportunities: to support ecological stewardship, promote […]

Conservation Agriculture and its Community of Practice

Conservation Agriculture (CA) is an approach to managing agro-ecosystems for improved and sustained productivity, increased profits and food security while preserving and enhancing the resource base and the environment.
There is an active community of practice working on the topic …