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 …

Who is working on agricultural biodiversity?

If you are organizing activities to promote agricultural biodiversity we would like to hear from you.
Bioversity International is carrying out a short survey in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese

- Who is working on agricultural biodiversity?
- Quien esta trabajando en agrobiodiversidad?
- Qui travaille sur la biodiversité agricole?
- Quem trabalha no agro-biodiversidade?

CFF Newsletter launched

Crops for the Future (CFF), an international partnership organisation undertaking research and information management to foster greater use of Neglected and Underutilised Species (NUS) has recently launched a monthly newsletter with much useful information on NUS regarding crop research, events, training opportunities and literature reviews.

Gathering on Farmers’ Ecological Knowledge in Spain

Écologie Paysanne, October 18th to 20th 2012 Worldwide, peasant societies have accumulated empirical knowledge in the territory they occupy, the results of centuries of observation and experimentation. Through the concept of “peasant ecological knowledge”, we mark our commitment to the complex relationship between a territory, its natural resources and the persons or communities who live […]

IAASTD findings available on a new website “”

The Foundation on Future Farming and Biovision have recently launched the new website The site makes the findings of the International Assessment of Agriculture Knowledge, Science and Technology for Development (IAASTD) available by topics and offers updated figures, background information, further reading and news and includes material on current topics such as land-grabbing and […]