Shifting Cultivation and Environmental Change

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A book that re-examines the interactions between this ancient farming system of shifting cultivation with the more modern problems of climate change and biodiversity loss across the Asia – Pacific region, and presents contributions by over 100 scholars from around the world.

International Year of Family Farming

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The goal of the 2014 IYFF is to place family farming at the centre of agricultural, environmental and social policies in the national agendas by identifying gaps and opportunities to promote a shift towards a more equal and balanced development

Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change, Emerging Lessons

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This book is written largely by practitioners and researchers from Asia, Sub Saharan Africa and Mexico. It derives emerging lessons which will assist in advancing academic work, as well as policy and practice at government level in developing countries deepening CBA understanding

Preparation of the first report on The State of the World’s Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture

An update on the preparation of The First Report on the State of the World’s Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture (SoWBFA)

New perspectives on the land sparing vs land sharing debate

Book cover: ‘Land sparing’ and ‘land sharing’: perspectives of indigenous peoples and rural communities.

New PAR publication ‘Land sparing’ and ‘land sharing’: perspectives of indigenous peoples and rural communities

Sustainable food experts call for research regime change

Agroecology, Sustainable Agriculture, Sustainable Intensification … Read a write up and a discussion paper from the Centre for Agroecology and Food Security (CAFS)