Research in Development (RinD) Learning Site

RinD Team, Photograph taken during the AAS RinD Meeting held in Mongu, Zambia, 2015

The Research in Development (RinD) Learning Site explains the essentials of the Research in Development (RinD) approach. It was originally developed under the CGIAR Aquatic Agricultural System Program (CRP AAS). The approach can be applied to agricultural research programs working in complex systems that seek to improve the effectiveness of agricultural development to reduce poverty […]

New Website: Local Crop Project in Nepal

Local crop project Website

The “Local Crop Project: Integrating Traditional Crop Genetic Diversity for Mountain Food Security” Website was launched on 29 January 2016, during the Second Project Steering Committee meeting  held in Kathmandu. The Local Crop Project’s goal is to improve livelihoods and food security of target communities in Nepal, through the conservation and use of traditional crop […]

A new Bio-Economy web site is born

Harvesting rooibos in the Koue Bokkeveld, Western Cape Province, South Africa / Photo: Rachel Wynberg

A web-platform for researchers, policy-makers and students to engage with and learn more about approaches within the bio-economy that facilitate poverty reduction in a manner that is socially just and environmentally sustainable

Livestock Keepers’ Rights on the roll?

Will indigenous and local livestock keepers conserving precious biodiversity ever be heard and given the rights that they have under existing international legal frameworks?

“Will indigenous and local livestock keepers conserving precious biodiversity ever be heard and given rights?” This is just one of the items posted by the Knowledge Programme on Agriculture, Biodiversity and Climate Change. Read the whole story Livestock Keepers’ Rights on the roll? and many others on ikrweb, a blog on Animal Cultures by Ilse […]

Fostering seed security responses that work for vulnerable farmers

Photo: CIAT

Fostering seed security responses that work for vulnerable farmers. International coalition launches public resource website: SeedSystem.org

An initiative to conserve mango diversity.

The Society For Conservation of Mango Diversity (SCMD) is an  organization working for mango growing community empowerment and mango diversity conservation. Activities taken up by SCMD mainly aim on the empowerment of communities of Kasmandi Kalan, Gopramau, Sarsanda and Mahmood Nagar Talukedari to appreciate more value and uniqueness of their mango diversity and its on farm […]