Tag Archive for sustainable agriculture

Promising Practices

Minolta DSCPromising Practices brings together the collective knowledge of SCIAF Programme Officer Stephen Martin and the four Zambian organisations that partnered with SCIAF to deliver the Promotion of Rural Food Security Programme (PRFSP) to look at the successes and lessons which came out of the programme

The experience, dedication and commitment of Kasisi Agricultural Training Centre, Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, Caritas Livingstone and Caritas Mongu, supported by Catholic Relief Services have laid the foundations for making the PRFSP a success.

Sustainable Agriculture

P2050931-640x218Most farmers in the world own less than five hectares of land. Known as small-scale farmers, they feed one third of the global population, providing up to 80% of food consumed in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. Yet small-scale farmers, many of who are women, face heavy challenges to survive from day to day, among them land tenure problems, rising food prices, export-led agriculture, and the use of land to grow internationally desired commodities rather than food.

Ecological and Protection

ecological_protectionXIDAS aims to promote healthy living by creating healthy environment. The thematic areas of intervention are:1. Conserve natural resources;2. Practice and promote sustainable agriculture, especially organic farming;3. Promote sustainable harvesting of forest products, create awareness;4. Develop deteriorated watersheds;5. Pollution prevention by helping industries to safeguard environment;6. Facilitate government in municipal solid, e-waste and plastic  waste management;7. Bring green consumer behavior with environmental communication

ENTOMOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE (ERI)

eriThe institute’s mission is to create a better world through research, publications and extension activities in the realm of environment, sustainable agriculture and human welfare by evolving alternate eco-friendly technologies and by training children and farmers to become agents of environmental protection and sustainable agriculture.