A pilot project that is bringing together farmers, NGOs and government agencies is reviving interest in nutritious African Leafy Vegetables (ALVs).
Pollution in the Banganga River Basin was contributing to biodiversity loss, land degradation and other environmental challenges. The NDRC worked with government and non-government stakeholders to ...
The Mountain Institute (Peru) is connecting regional farmers with external experts to restore pre-Incan hydraulic systems with modern technology...
Manor House Agricultural Centre (Kenya) offers training programs in sustainable agriculture, such as organic farming, to help poor, small-scale farmers in Kenya produce higher yields, while minimizing their contributions to the drivers of climate change. Download brochure
Fundación Ecotop (Bolivia) is using the idea of natural succession dynamics—growing a combination of various crops and trees at different depending on their life cycle—to maximize agricultural density and diversity. By adopting this crop management system, farmers can produce high yields from a range of crops without external inputs while keeping the soil healthy and reducing
German NGO Fairventures Worldwide is working to combat the environmental and economic impact of deforestation by helping farmers institute a better land-use system focused on improving soil quality, in order to produce fast-growing timber to generate income, fruits and vegetables to improve nutrition, and less fertilizer run-off to safeguard water sources. Download brochure
Desarrollo Alternativo e Investigación A.C (Mexico) led a seed dissemination process to diversify crops grown in Chiapas State, increase maize and beans yields and boost family incomes, while creating a knowledge exchange between farmers. Download brochure
CanopyBridge – EcoDecision (Ecuador) is capitalizing on the burgeoning Latin American food movement to help Amazon indigenous communities. By connecting Ecuador’s best chefs with indigenous communities and conservation NGOs, they are helping develop value chains for fresh foods from the Amazon that have substantial conservation benefits and great culinary potential. Download brochure
Apis Agribusiness (Ethiopia) – Building on the country’s strong honey sector, Apis Agribusiness established wild honey production to help employ rural youth, while fighting deforestation and safeguarding the critical benefits of pollination. Download brochure
A Growing Culture (Vietnam) is partnering with a farming community in Hanoi to create healthy hog bedding called “Living Bio-Beds” that actively break down hog waste and eliminates runoff and pollution into waterways. Download brochure