2016

Length: (4 mins.) ... Date: (Mar 2016) ... Source: https://youtu.be/kVXZK8FrEYo

International Fund for Agricultural Development IFAD's goal is to empower poor rural men and women in developing countries to achieve higher incomes and improved living.

An IFAD Project

In Kenya their traditional crops are failing

In eastern Kenya, the dry season is getting longer. With less rain every year, three out of four maize harvests have failed. Researchers have identified sorghum as a more suitable crop for the changing climate.
Now they have to convince the farmers to make the switch.

WISH LIST - Location: Paeroa, NZ. The requirements below are located within 4-12 kilometres of Paeroa town centre. Our housing: 4-bedroom house with attached cottage; warm, quiet, private, with sunny garden area and 4-24 healthy fruit trees; Our covered areas: 1 double garage; 1 drive-in workshop (84-124 square metres); 2 storage sheds (each 48-96 square metres); 1 green house (48-124 square metres, working); Our land: 4-12 hectares of fertile, sheltered, well-drained, well-fenced, gently sloping farmland.

Links ...

Website ...
IFAD
...a UN project


Talks, documentaries ...

Sustainable Living: (short videos) - farming gardening, soil ...

Anna Lappé from Food MythBusters -- Do we really need industrial agriculture to feed the world? ...
Feeding the World: fueling the myth
Feeding the World: fueling the myth
Family farming: a unique solution for eradicating hunger, improving livelihoods, protecting the environment, managing natural resources ...
Family Farming to Alleviate World Hunger
Family Farming to Alleviate World Hunger
How fractal patterns perpetuate through a tree, and then into the forest where the tree lives ...
Trees in Forest Fractal
Trees in Forest Fractal
Geoff Lawton outlines the parameters of successful gardening, and small-scale farming ...
What Is Success in the Garden
What Is Success in the Garden
UN studies show - that in fact small, ecological farms are more productive, and can feed ...
The Worm is Turning
The Worm is Turning
Collecting surplus fruit that grows on neighborhood trees, and distributing it to local Food Banks ...
Urban Fruit Gleaning
Urban Fruit Gleaning
Help the animals, the planet, your health, and contribute to keeping our planet safe for future ...
Global Meat Pledge
Global Meat Pledge
Discusses aspects which councils should consider - about how important dwelling arrangements when building urban community ...
Pocket Neighbourhoods
Pocket Neighbourhoods

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