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We are proud to have Africa chosen as host to IPC9, a biennial Conference and Convergence of the Permaculture Comminuty to share experiences, and increased awareness of the alternatives to the 'Green Revolution' approach among local African farmers, policy makers, the general public, as well as Permaculture representatives attending from around the globe.
VSSU strongly follows conservative farming practices. It uses environment friendly manure and focuses on organic farming methods. VSSU is a promoter of organic farming however, it also resorts to means of improving farm yeild using traditional knowledge such as mixed cropping and rotation farming. Using hybrid seeds have not been of interest to VSSU since it is not poor friendly.
A dysfunctional family breeds future poor mental health and the disturbed mind originates from some form of violence. To improve community wellbeing we must end domestic violence. But domestic violence cannot be eradicated without placing men at the forefront of protecting women from violence since men are its main perpetrators.
Os transgênicos estão causando a maior transformação ambiental que o planeta experimentou até hoje sem que as pessoas sequer estejam cientes do que eles são exatamente.
A idéia é estimular a reflexão e depois de formada a opinião, promover ação efetiva sobre esta enorme mudança para a qual sequer fomos consultados.
Através de um site informativo e um documentário permitir que as pessoas façam uma reflexão mais profunda sobre esta gigantesca mudança que está acontecendo silenciosamente em nossas vidas e, sobretudo sem a nossa participação.
studies of effect of climate changes on distribution of horticultural biodiveristy is an important and urgent research, which indirectly secure food and nutritional security of rural livelihood of the peoples. need for conservation of horticultural species which are underutilized and extintion in nature
In the Kibaale district of Uganda, small-scale farmers are revitalizing their trade and putting a fresh spin on traditional practices.
With the help of the Uganda Rural Development and Training Programme (URDT), local farmers play an active role in their independence, researching and implementing sustainable systems that increase crop production and enhance the quality of life.
Agência Mandalla is helping Brazilian farmers make the most of small plots of land with minimal access to water and transforming the way they farm and support their families.
Founded by Ashoka Fellow Willy Pessoa in 2003, Agência Mandalla is able to assist farmers in growing organic food, earning a decent income, and giving back to the environment. The solution lies in a series of agricultural plots that combine to form a "mandala,” a farming technique that combines traditional and scientific knowledge.
A sisterhood of farmers in West Bengal, India has organized a movement giving women a rightful claim to the land. Women are among the most vulnerable communities affected by rural poverty, but with the help of SRREOSHI, this disadvantage is about to change.