All articles for the topic: Rural community development

HEKS/EPER

Swiss Church Aid

HEKS champions the cause of a more humane and just world and a life in dignity. Internationally, HEKS/EPER focuses on rural community development, humanitarian aid and church cooperation.

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Farmer field schools in Mozambique

Harvesting beans at the conservation agriculture demonstration plot, Vilankulos, Mozambique. © Faith Amon / CARE

Eighty percent of Mozambique’s smallholders depend on...

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HPC

Farmer to farmer video at the Himalayan Permaculture Centre - Photostory

The Himalayan Permaculture Centre (HPC) works to support people in ten rural villages by promoting no-or-low cost, locally appropriate techniques that have the potential to improve livelihoods.

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Drinking Water project in Tunisia

The Government of Tunisia and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have launched a national programme on drinking water access in rural Tunisia. The financing agreement of the programme for...

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Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA)

IRMA was established in 1979 at Anand, Gujarat with the support of the Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation (SDC), the Government of India, the Government of Gujarat, erstwhile Indian Dairy Cor

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New research and training materials on Gender and Climate Change Research in Agriculture and Food Security for Rural Development

Climate change does not affect everyone in the same way. Men and women are affected differently. Their responses to the impacts of climate change also differ, especially when it comes to...

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Gender and Climate Change Research in Agriculture and Food Security for Rural Development Training Guide

This guide seeks to support work to investigate the gender dimensions of responding to climate change in the agriculture and food security sectors. 

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Sri Lanka: Adaptation

Adaptation: Responding to the threat of Climate Change Adaptation must focus on the needs of the people most affected by climate change impacts and aim to secure their livelihoods and reduce the...
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Department of Agricultural Extension, Bangladesh

The Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) is one of the key ministries of the Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh.

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Practical Action

Practical Action works alongside communities to find practical solutions to the poverty they face. We see technology as a vital contributor to people’s livelihoods.

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Technology and Adaptation

Briefing Paper: Technology for adapting to climate change

Climate change is currently threatening the livelihoods of millions of people who are already poor and vulnerable, by...

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Floating Gardens in Bangladesh

Floating gardens enable crops to be grown during floods and in areas where land is limited or unstable and liable to change, such as the char lands in Bangladesh. The link below is to a...

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