Sustainable Agriculture

23.11.2015

Outcomes from Desertif’actions 2015

Desertif’actions, an international civil society forum dedicated to addressing issues of land degradation and desertification, was hosted in Montpellier, France between 10 and 13 June…

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EMGSouth Africa 15.10.2015 Ecosystem: semi arid

The Heiveld Cooperative: A vehicle for sustainable local development

In the semi-arid west of South Africa, an area of enormous biological diversity, previously disenfranchised small scale farmers have pooled their resources and long-held indigenous knowledge, establishing a successful farmers’ cooperative that exports fair trade and organic certified rooibos tea to niche ma…

Turkey 10.10.2015 Ecosystem: Semi-Arid

The Cütlük Saffron Project – Turkey

The Protection of Saffron Gene Resources and the Improvement of Saffron Agriculture Summary Saffron (Crocus sativus L.) which is known as “Turkish Saffron” until the…

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Mauritania 07.10.2015 Ecosystem: Agriculture urbaine

A municipal plan of action for urban agriculture in Nouakchott – Mauritania

Food security, fight against poverty and urban management in a context of scarcity of water resources – profile diagnosis (2001-2004) Summary In a process of…

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Bolivia 05.10.2015 Ecosystem: Semi-Arid

Politics to prevent desertification – Bolivia

Responsible soybean management Summary The Responsible Management of Soybeans is a programme that operates in the Department of Santa Cruz, Bolivia, and aims to reduce…

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