Training manual on agricultural water management Traditional knowledge and local institutions support adaptation to water-Induced hazards in Chitral, Pakistan (2009) Good Practices for Community Resilience, Practical Action Bangladesh (2009)
by Fetien Abay, Edson Gandarillas, Pratap Shrestha, Ann Waters-Bayer & Mariana Wongtschowski An interesting article from PROLINNOVA on the current innovativeness of local people: not how their ancestors developed local varieties and breeds, but rather the current dynamics of indigenous knowledge (IK): how farmers, on their own initiative, develop new ways of using and managing […]
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has launched is book, Millions Fed: Proven Successes in Agricultural Development, which is a synthesis of major successes in agricultural development spanning the past 50 years. The book, commissioned by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, looks at large-scale projects, policies, and investments that have had a positive […]
Traditional knowledge surrounding the cultivation of Peru’s giant maize has been designated ‘cultural heritage’. Read the whole article.
A 2009 publication by Fetien Abay, Edson Gandarillas, Pratap Shrestha, Ann Waters-Bayer & Mariana Wongtschowski. The article focuses on how the innovativeness of local people in managing agrobiodiversity changes over time. It looks at the current dynamics of indigenous knowledge (IK): how farmers, on their own initiative, develop new ways of using and managing genetic […]
Over the last thirty years the farmers in these networks have demonstrated their capacity to share information and knowledge. Their commitment to agroecological agriculture has resulted in a body of agrarian demands specific to sustainable peasant agriculture. It is now common among these farmers to hear the term food sovereignty. However, because most of these […]