Communities and their agrobiodiversity: Priorities for agriculture in Uttarakhand Himalaya, India

Authors : Farooquee, Nehal A.; Maikhuri, R.K The authors talk about how traditional agrobiodiversity management plays a key role in coping with the uncertainties prevailing in the Himalaya. This publication describes the general characteristics of agrobiodiversity, its significance, status, rate of change and causal factors, ecological, social and policy dimensions and their impacts on agrobiodiversity […]

Kam Local Knowledge and Sustainable Resource Management in Guizhou and Guangxi Provinces, China

This is an UNESCO-LINKS/UNDESA research article written by Amy Eisenberg Ph.D.,  John Amato RN, and Dengtao. It is about the Kam people of China and how they are sustainably managing and utilising their natural resources using their traditional knowledge. Download the article (word doc)  For more information contact Dr. Amy Eisenberg on or visit the […]

International Symposium "Sustainable Land Use and Rural Development in Mountainous Regions of Southeast Asia" Hanoi Vietnam 21-23 July 2010

is organized by “The Uplands Program“, Hohenheim University and Hanoi University of Agriculture.The conference provides a tremendous opportunity to share experiences amongst a range of environmental and socioeconomic research and development aspects of tropical and subtropical upland agro-ecosystems. The conference organizers would like to invite scholars and practitioners to share their research results and experience […]

Funded PhDs studying 'Forest and Nature for Society

Forest and Nature for Society has an EU-funded 3 year PhD programme. It will fund 8-10 studentships every year to work with supervisors at 2 out of 5 of theinstitutions listed below on topics in the general area of sustainable forest and nature management. Students can come from anywhere in theworld. Please look at the […]

agroBIODIVERSITY a Cross-Cutting Network of DIVERSITAS

A NEW SCIENCE AGENDA FOR BIODIVERSITY IN SUPPORT OF SUSTAINABLE AGROECOSYSTEMS The agroBIODIVERSITY cross-cutting network network of DIVERSITAS aims to inspire and facilitate interdisciplinary research for understanding the role of biological diversity in agricultural landscapes. The activities span the continuum from basic to applied research across eight benchmark sites worldwide and include adaptive land management […]

Ecoagriculture Partners' Side event at 2nd World Agroforestry Congress in Nairobi, Kenya

Ecoagriculture Partners is pleased to announce its policy focused side event, “Ecoagriculture Landscapes: Mobilizing Action Together” on Thursday, 27 August 2009 at the 2nd World Agroforestry Congress in Nairobi, Kenya.  Ecoagriculture Partners is an international NGO working to promote development of ‘ecoagriculture landscapes’ that produce abundant food, rural livelihoods and ecosystem services. We partner with […]