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Seeking agronomist for short-term paid position

Deadline: May 31, 2015

A three-month assignment from July 2015

The Manda Wilderness Community Trust is a UK-based charity which for the past 10 years has supported over 20,000 inhabitants of a 240,000-hectare area in northern Mozambique known as Manda Wilderness. 781 more words

Sponsorship Opportunities

Status Update

Firstly, brief status update. As of August 2013, “Isulawasi” (18.4 hectares) has been registered in the region of San Martin as a rural landholding reserved for agriculture (predio rural). 242 more words

My Story

Many Hands Make Light Work: Pre-Perma-Mixer II Work Party

The Organizers of South Michigan Perma-Mixer II would like to thank everyone who came out on Saturday to help get the Strawbale Studio site ready for the event! 174 more words

Perma-Mixer

Improving institutional capacity through locally led participatory action research

Photo credit: CCAFS-CGIAR

Trainers participate in research as part of the Trees for Global Benefit project in Mbale, Uganda. Photo: EcoAgriculture Partners

Local organizations in Kenya and Uganda lead smallholder carbon projects… 251 more words

Desertification

Women have emerged as the natural leaders

Photo credit: IPS NEWS

Women from the Gunduribadi tribal village in the eastern Indian state of Odisha patrol their forests with sticks to prevent illegal logging. 273 more words

Desertification

CIAT’s agroforestry project on biodiversity and other ecosystem services

Photo credit: CIAT Blog

Juan Delgado, a farmer in Chalatenango, is collecting beans growing on trees within his Agroforestry system

Agroforestry systems: Preliminary lessons learned with small farmers in El Salvador… 134 more words

Agroforestry

Notes from the Field: Quixayá and the Mesoamerican Permaculture Institute

by Lucas Wolf, Assistant International Director

After a couple of hours of driving, the lowland cane fields gave way to rolling hills of more extensive monoculture in the form of rubber plantations that envelope the highway on all sides. 658 more words

Notes From The Field