Call for proposals from ITPGR

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The Treaty provides for sharing the benefits of using plant genetic resources for food and agriculture through information-exchange, access to and the transfer of technology, and capacity-building. It also foresees a funding strategy to mobilize funds for activities, plans and programmes to help, small farmers in developing countries.

International Year of Family Farming

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The goal of the 2014 IYFF is to place family farming at the centre of agricultural, environmental and social policies in the national agendas by identifying gaps and opportunities to promote a shift towards a more equal and balanced development

Community Biodiversity Management book is freely avaialable on line

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The Routlege/Earthscan book on Community Biodiversity Management: Promoting Resilience and the Conservation of Plant Genetic Resources is freely available for download. Read about it and the series of books to which it belongs.

Issues in Agricultural Biodiversity

Diversifying Food and Diets

A new series of books that aims to review the current state of knowledge on agricultural biodiversity, identify gaps, synthesize lessons learned and propose future research and development actions.

Call for Abstracts – First Internationl Conference on Global Food Security

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A call for abstracts for the First International Conference on Global Food Security

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 …