Tag: Sustainable Farming

Learning from Failure: Improving Agricultural Input Distribution

Country: Uganda; Organisation: PALM Corps: : AT A GLANCE: Improving Agricultural Input Distribution (English): : A UN VISTAZO: Mejora de la distribución de insumos agrícolas (español)

Non-profit and for-profit hand in hand?

: Published: July 15, 2020:

First steps towards collaboration between organic farmers and the tourism and gastronomy sector in the Apaneca-Ilamatepec Biosphere Reserve in El Salvador.

In 2007 UNESCO declared a natural area in the West of El Salvador as the Apaneca-Ilamatepec Biosphere Reserve (RBA-I for its Spanish abbreviation). The goal of this declaration is to minimize conflict between development and conservation. The …

Good Practice: Transforming Livelihoods of Refugees by Easing Access to Land for Agriculture

Country: Uganda; Organisation: AFARD: : AT A GLANCE: Transforming Livelihoods of Refugees by Easing Access to Land for Agriculture (English): : A UN VISTAZO: Transformandola forma de vidade refugiados/as facilitandoel accesoa terrenopara la agricultura (Español): :  : :  

Good Practice: Permaculture promotion using the Integrated Land Use Design

Country: Uganda; Organisation: Agency For Integrated Rural Development: : AT A GLANCE: Permaculture promotion using the Integrated Land Use Design (ILUD) approach (English): : A UN VISTAZO: Promoción de permacultura usando el método de Diseño Integrado del Uso de la Tierra (Español): : IN DETAIL: Permaculture promotion using the Integrated Land Use Design (ILUD) approach (English) …

Good Practice: Integrated Rainwater Management in Harmony with Semi-Arid Climate

Country: Brazil; Organisation: Regional Institute of Appropriate Small-scale Agriculture (IRPAA): : AT A GLANCE: Integrated Rainwater Management in Harmony with Semi-Arid Climate  (English): : AT A GLANCE: MANEJO INTEGRADO DE AGUAS PLUVIALES EN ARMONÍA CON UN CLIMA SEMI-ÁRIDO (Spanish): : AT A GLANCE: GESTION INTÉGRÉE DES EAUX PLUVIALES EN HARMONIE AVEC LE CLIMAT SEMI-ARIDE (French): : MORE INFORMATION: How …

Learning from Failure: Limitations of the implementation of an organic production process

Country: El Salvador; Organisation: Fundación Segundo Montes (FSM): : EN UN VISTAZO: Limitantes para emprender un proceso de producción orgánica (español): : At a Glance: Limitations of the implementation of an organic production process (inglés): : In Detail: Limitantes para emprender un proceso de producción orgánica  (español)

SDG Intern Story: A report from Kampala

: Published: March 17, 2020:

I would like to share a report with you from Vanessa Scheungraber – one of our SDG-Interns, who has spent three months in Kampala collaborating in the ERI project. This is what she wants to share about her experience: : : : : In June 2019, after a one-week preparation course, …

Good Practice: Agroecology - traditional and new knowledge

Country: Brazil; Organization: Pastoral Land Commission (CPT): : AT A GLANCE: Agroecology – Traditions and New Knowledge on the Lands of the West of Rio Grande do Norte (English): : AT A GLANCE: Agroecologia – Tradições e Novos Conhecimentos (Portuguese): : AT A GLANCE: Agroecología – Tradiciones y nuevos conocimientos

Senegal: Participative Research on Agroecology

: Published: February 11, 2020:

Retrouvez la version française ci-dessous.: : Agroecology is the trending topic when it comes to sustainable and effective solutions regarding Rural Development. Thats the reason why I would like to introduce you to this project about Participative Investigation on Agroecology in the Nioro du Rip Department in Senegal, which is still ongoing until the end of this year. I …

Good Practice: in line with integral health and life through agro-ecology

Country: El Salvador; Organization: Centro Divina Providencia: : AT A GLANCE: In line with integral health and life through agro-ecology (english): : AT A GLANCE: En sintonía con la salud integral y la vida a través de la agroecología (spanish): : IN DETAIL: En sintonía con la salud integral y la vida a través …

Soil Conservation and Evaluation in Mozambique

: Published: January 20, 2020:

Any sustainable farming operation will have to consider that soils are a crucial and diminishing resource in agricultural production. Soils take a long time to form (thousands of years) and can be destroyed within just a few years. Fertile land is essential for sustaining agriculture. The productivity of land has, however, decreased due to more intensive use …

Good Practice: Bio-intensive crops applied by female peasants

Country: Nicaragua; Organization: Fundación entre Mujeres (FEM): : AT A GLANCE: Bio-intensive crops applied by female peasants (english): : AT A GLANCE: Cultivos biointensivos implementados por campesinas (spanish): : IN DETAIL: Cultivos biointensivos implementados por campesinas (spanish): : Additional Material: : Testimonio: Promotora de Agroecología FEM (spanish)

Videos: Communitiy of Practice Meeting “Familia Campesina”

: Published: November 15, 2019:

On October 22 and 23, 2019, participants from several HORIZONT3000 Partner Organisations from El Salvador, Nicaragua and Guatemala met at the PACAMAN Training Center (CCDA) in San Lucas Tolimán, Guatemala.: : The topic of this Community of Practice (Familia Campesina – Peasant Family) was Strategies for the promotion of agroecology facing the effects of Climate Change.: : …

Go Green With Schools

: Published: November 18, 2019:

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Hi, my name is Silke Goos, since November 2018 I am working with the Partner Organisation AFIRD and I would like to tell you more about our project that I am fully convinced of. The project deals with permaculture trainings in primary schools …

Sector Update #1: Rural Development & Natural Resource Management

: Published: August 16, 2019:

Together with the launch of the KNOW-HOW3000 News Area, we are also initiating the Sector Update Series and I am excited to be the first one to update our Community on what the Rural Development sector is up to right now.: : Just to give you an idea about what you can expect from this series: We, the Sector …

Climate Change Senegal: "Think Globally, Act Locally"

: Published: July 1, 2019:

May stands for Intercambio – at least in the little HORIZONT3000 Universe. 2019 was no exception. All of the Regional and Country Office directors, representatives from our Member Organisations as well as the HORIZONT3000 Vienna team got together to review last years plans and achievements and to discuss results, new developments and strategies.: : During a small break between …

ERI AND THE STORY OF A TRANSFORMATION

: Published: October 29, 2018:

On September 24th, our member organisation Dreikönigsaktion (DKA) held a workshop about the Enabling Rural Innovation Project (ERI) with Tumaini Matutu. Tumaini supports our partner organisation Act Mara in Tanzania as a project coordinator for ERI. During the workshop she gave us some insights about the project, their work and the people behind …

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