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Declaration of the Farmers Forum for Organic and Ecological Agriculture

On October 7th, 2015, small-scale farmers and representatives of farmers’ organizations from around Africa... Read more »

The Christensen Fund Announces Next Executive Director

The Christensen Fund is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Sanjay Kabir Bavikatte... Read more »

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Biocultural Community Protocols

The legal landscape of the rights of Indigenous Peoples and local communities is coalescing... Read more »

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Community Conservation: From Casamance to the Colorado Plateau

Community Conservation: From Casamance to the Colorado Plateau From Casamance to Canada to the Colorado Plateau, empowering local communities to protect their own backyards. By Kyra Busch with Grazia Borrini-Feyerabend and Tony Skrelunas (This article was originally published in the Colorado Plateau Advocate Magazine.)  Ten years ago, fishermen in the Casamance region of Senegal decided it was time to take action. Fish stocks were dropping...