Monthly Archives: April 2012

West African Farmers in Direct Dialogue with AGRA and UK Parliament

In a rare, inclusive gathering last month in Accra, Ghana, small-scale West African farmers engaged in a high-level policy dialogue with representatives from the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) and their primary funders. More than one hundred participants including farmers from Mali, Benin, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Senegal and Sierra Leone; AGRA’s President […]

International Funders for Indigenous Peoples 11th Annual Conference

International Funders for Indigenous Peoples (IFIP) is holding its Eleventh Annual Conference from May 16 to May 18, 2012. IFIP aims to ‘transform philanthropy globally through encouraging and facilitating partnerships with Indigenous Peoples to further vision, imagination, and responsibility to tackle the challenges of our times.’
This year’s conference is the the Hotel Kabuki in San Francisco. The theme of the conference […]

Tajikistan: Zan va Zamin Wins UNDP Equator Prize

UNDP’s Equator Initiative has announced the 25 winners of the 2012 Equator Prize, dedicated to recognizing innovative local community development organizations from around the world. Among the winners is Zan va Zamin (Women and Earth), a Christensen Fund partner linking traditional knowledge, landscapes and livelihoods around the restoration of endangered local varieties of fruits and crops […]