Food and Agriculture : Links

There are 36 documents in this section.

  • International POPs Elimination Network

    8 May 2001

    IPEN is a global network of public interest non-governmental organisations united in their support for the global elimination of persistent organic pollutants, on an expedited yet socially equitable basis. Their website includes information about POPs, the IPEN newsletter, reports, a science panel, links and more.

  • Harvest Help

    26 January 2001

    Harvest Help is a UK-based charity working with farmers in Rural Africa to improve livelihoods and self-reliance. Their farming projects in Africa encourage sustainable and organic farming methods. Their website contains development education materials for schools and churches, contact information and news updates.

  • Future Harvest

    14 September 2000

    Future Harvest is a charitable organisation set up by the CGIAR, designed to advance debate on how to feed the world's growing population without destroying the environment.

  • Greenpeace

    14 September 2000

    A must-visit site for all aspects of environmental concern, including renewable energy, the marine environment, forests, biodiversity, climate change and pollution and water. Greenpeace is one of the most pro-active environmental organisations.

  • IIED - Sustainable Agriculture

    14 September 2000

    The International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) has been a leading player in analysing and researching sustainable agriculture around the world. This website carries many interesting reports about where things are going right.

  • IIED - Forestry and Land Use

    14 September 2000

    This programme carries out research into sustainable forestry and land use and contains examples of Policy that works for forests and people.

  • Rockefeller Foundation

    14 September 2000

    Here, on the website of the Rockefeller Foundation, you can learn what is good about genetic engineering.

  • Soil Association

    14 September 2000

    A gateway to the world of organic farming. The UK-based Soil Association researches, develops and promotes sustainable relationships between the soil, plants, animals and the biosphere, in order to produce healthy food and other products while protecting and enhancing the environment.

  • Consultative Group in Agricultural Research (CGIAR)

    13 September 2000

    The Consultative Group in Agricultural Research (CGIAR) promotes sustainable agricultural development based on the environmentally sound management of natural resources. CGIAR is an informal association of 58 public and private sector members that support a network of 16 international agricultural research centres.

  • International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

    13 September 2000

    IFAD finances agricultural development projects, primarily for food production in the developing world.