The Community-based Risk Screening Tool – Adaptation and Livelihoods (CRiSTAL)

The Community-based Risk Screening Tool – Adaptation and Livelihoods (CRiSTAL) is a tool designed to help project planners and managers integrate climate change adaptation into community-level projects. It helps project designers and managers: Understand the links between livelihoods and climate in their project areas;  Assess a project’s impact on community-level adaptive capacity; and Make project […]

Declaration on Agrobiodiversity Conservation and Food Sovereignity

International Training Workshop: Methods and Processes for Establishing Indigenous Biocultural Territories (IBCT) as Agrobiodiversity Conservation Areas 20-29 September 2009 The Potato Park, Pisac, Cusco, Peru From 20-29 September 2009 a group of farmers and scientists from Ethiopia and Peru met in the Potato Park, Pisac, in the Department of Cusco, Peru to engage in cross-cultural […]

McKnight Foundation CCRP (Collaborative Crop Research Programme) Call for Concept Notes

The McKnight Foundation CCRP ( Collaborative Crop Research Programme) has issued two calls for concept notes within the West Africa and East and Horn of Africa specifically East Africa (Uganda, Kenya and Ethiopia) and the other West Africa (Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger). Potential themes per region are : East Africa Themes: Increasing cropping system […]