Fostering seed security responses that work for vulnerable farmers

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

Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change, Emerging Lessons

Cover: Community-based Adapation to Climate Change

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

Building trust and innovation at the intersection of formal and informal science

Collaborations spur from trusty relationships and signing a Free Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) on work to be carried out amongst the parties involved is a valuable step to start-up just alliances. Read about this and how PAR works towards promoting relationship that put farmers and scientists on an equal footing in the project that saw farmers and genebanks enter in an alliance and that banks on communication, participation and equity, conserving diversity and building trust.

Harnessing Diversity by Connecting People is the Key to Climate Adaptation in Agriculture.

 Climate change is affecting agriculture already in a measurable degree and has serious consequences for global food security and poverty. The roughly 300 million poor people who directly depend on rainfed agriculture for their livelihood are especially vulnerable to climate change. Bioversity International develops new knowledge to face this problem. Click here to find out […]

Farmers and genebanks, an alliance to save traditional crops

A video on the project on Strengthening the maintenance and use of agrobiodiversity by indigenous and traditional agricultural communities adapting to climate change and that took place in Bolivia and Sarawak, Malaysia

Exploring the Role of Diversification for Resilient Agricultural Systems

A web based database to support research and researchers working on diversification.

The RE-FARM database draws upon hundreds of case studies from around the world to explore the relationships between diversification and resilience in farming systems …