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PROCASUR is receiving nominations for the “Opening Pathways: Tools and Best Practices to Implement Gender Equity in Rural Development Projects”. This Learning Path is run in its first version between 17 and January 25, 2012, in two Central American countries.
Gathering progressive experts from the fields of agribusiness, policy, international agencies, science and the NGO community, you’ll be able to participate in panel debates and discussions, led by editors from The Economist Group.
The main goal of the Symposium is to present to the agronomists and the general public the results of scientific and professional work of Croatian and international specialists and in this way enable a better transfer of scientific and professional achievements into agricultural production.
Irene Cardoso, Vice president of the Brazilian Agroecology Association (ABA), Soil Scientist at The Federal University of Viçosa (UFV), and Coordinator of the Center for Alternative Technology of Zona da Mata (CTA-ZM)
Turkey’s different geographic regions and different organizations working in the field of agriculture,food and related sectors, researchers from different provinces and organizations will come together to exchange knowledge, and experiences. In addition to Turkish participants, delegates from 65 countries will bring their experiences to this congress. Very effective communications, interactions and exchange of ideas will bring new solutions to the old problems in the area. The congress will take place in Antalya, Turkey.
Since 2006, the Forum is organized by IFAD every second year. This time a special focus will be “Investment in young farmers”.
OtherWise and Friends of the Earth International present an evening with lectures by three members of the Friends of the Earth executive board who are also representatives of very active organisations in their home country.
If businesses and governments are to invest in a green economy, we need to be able to measure progress. Help discuss the issues and share your ideas about how we might best achieve this.
‘Ricardo Calla, antropologist and former Minister of Peasant and Indigenous Affairs in Bolivia, has a long history of working with indigenous people in the Andes.
International capital, multinational enterprises, and even some governments are increasingly taking control over farmland around the world. Large amount of highly productive land is taken away from farmers, mainly in developing countries but also within the EU and Central and Eastern Europe.
A forum about activism and solidarity. A forum about sharing experiences and alternatives. A forum about ideas and art.
Cities will play an increasing role in the welfare of both people and the environment in the future. How can we make them greener?
Meeting the Food and Environmental Challenge: Resource efficiency, innovation and governance.
Weekend course in the Forest of Dean 2012.
International Conference on Multifunctional Agriculture and Urban-Rural Relations
As world population rises we are facing increasing challenges to find suitable land and harness enough water to produce more food. How do we meet the challenge of feeding a growing world population with a sustainable and secure supply of food?
La Via Campesina calls on all of its members and allies, fisher-folk movements, agricultural workers organizations, students and environmental groups, women organizations and social justice movements to organize actions around the world on April 17 in order to display massive popular resistance to land grabbing and highlight the struggle against corporate control over land and natural resources.
Being held under the theme; ‘Mainstreaming Organic Agriculture in the African Development Agenda’, the event is tailored to represent the desires of the continental organic fraternity and reflects the current declaration of the African Union and the United Nations agencies responsible for trade and environmental programmes.
Grassroots science - Farmer driven transformation in the Netherlands: sustainable practices and struggles with the state
Dutch agriculture is one of the most productive in the world. This however seems to have come at a price.
Climate Ride will return for its fourth year this May 19-23, 2012, and will once again see hundreds of cyclists pedal beautiful country roads 300 miles from New York City to Washington, DC to raise awareness of sustainability, renewable energy climate issues and bicycle advocacy.