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African Development Bank
The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group's mission is to help reduce poverty, improve living conditions for Africans and mobilize resources for the continent's economic and social development. With this objective in min...
The African Union (abbreviated AU in English, and UA in its other official languages) is an intergovernmental organization consisting of 53 African states. Established on 9 July 2002, the AU was formed as a successor to ...
The full text of The Canadian Encyclopedia and its related resources has been made available online by the Historica Foundation as a public service since 1999. Since its publication in book form in 1985, The Canadian Enc...
Canadian Federation of Agriculture
Founded in 1935 to provide Canada's farmers with a single voice in Ottawa, the Canadian Federation of Agriculture is the country's largest farmers' organization. Its members include provincial general farm organizations ...
Community of Portuguese-speaking Countries
A Comunidade dos Países de Língua Portuguesa - CPLP é o foro multilateral privilegiado para o aprofundamento da amizade mútua e da cooperaçao entre os seus membros. Criada em 17 de Julho de 1996, a CPLP goza de personali...
Community of Sahelo-Saharan States
CEN-SAD was established in February 1998 by six countries, but since then its membership has grown to 28. One of its main goals is to achieve economic unity through the implementation of the free movement of people and g...
East African Community
The East African Community (EAC) is the regional intergovernmental organization of the Republics of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Republic of Burundi and Republic of Rwanda with its headquarters in Arus...
Economic Community of Central African States
ECCAS aims to achieve collective autonomy, raise the standard of living of its populations and maintain economic stability through harmonious cooperation. Its ultimate goal is to establish a Central African Common Market...
Economic Community of West African States
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is a regional group of fifteen countries, founded in 1975. Its mission is to promote economic integration in "all fields of economic activity, particularly industry,...
Economic Cooperation Organization
Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) is an intergovernmental regional organization established in 1985 by Iran, Pakistan and Turkey for the purpose of promoting economic, technical and cultural cooperation among the m...
The European Union (EU) is an economic and political union of 27 member states, located primarily in Europe. It was established by the Treaty of Maastricht on 1 November 1993 upon the foundations of the pre-existing Euro...
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Serving both developed and developing countries, FAO acts as a neutral forum where all nations meet as equals to n...
The public's library and digital archive.
Home to one of the largest "collections of collections" on the Internet, ibiblio.org is a conservancy of freely available information, including software, music, literature, art...
Inter-American Development Bank
The IDB provides solutions to development challenges in 26 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, partnering with governments, companies and civil society organizations.
The IDB lends money and provides grants. I...
International Forum on Globalization
An alliance of activists, scholars, economists, researchers and writers formed to stimulate new thinking, joint activity and public education in response to economic globalization.
International Fund for Agricultural Development
IFAD is a specialized agency of the United Nations established as an international financial institution in 1977 as the outcome of a conference organized in response to the food crises of the early 1970s that primarily a...
Natural History Museum
The Natural History Museum is an international leader in the scientific study of the natural world.
Our science mission is to:
* Explore the diversity of the natural world and the processes that generate this diversity...
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
OECD brings together the governments of countries committed to democracy and the market economy from around the world to:
* Support sustainable economic growth
* Boost employment
* Raise living standards
Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History
The National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) is part of the Smithsonian Institution, the world's preeminent museum and research complex. The Museum is dedicated to inspiring curiosity, discovery and learning about the n...
South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation
The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) was established when its Charter was formally adopted on December 8, 1985 by the Heads of State or Government of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pa...
Southern African Development Community
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has been in existence since 1980, when it was formed as a loose alliance of nine majority-ruled States in Southern Africa known as the Southern African Development Coordi...
UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) was founded on 16 November 1945. For this specialized United Nations agency, it is not enough to build classrooms in devastated countries or t...
The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. We are not a bank in the common sense. We are made up of two unique development institutions owned by 185 m...
World Meterological Organization
The WMO is a specialized agency of the United Nations. It is the UN system's authoritative voice on the state and behaviour of the Earth's atmosphere, its interaction with the oceans, the climate it produces and the resu...
Organic Trade Association in Canada opposes introduction of genetically engineered alfalfa
Organic Trade Association in Canada
The Organic Trade Association (OTA) in Canada has registered strong opposition to federal permission to allow production of genetically engineered (GE) alfalfa in Canada.â#oAlfalfa is a perfect crop f...
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Collective farming and communal farming are types of agricultural production in which the holdings of several farmers are run as a joint enterprise. This type of collective is essentially an agricultu...
Community Shared Agriculture / Community-supported agriculture
A community of individuals who pledge support to a farm operation where the growers and consumers share the risks and benefits of food production. CSAs usually consist of a system of weekly delivery o...
Farmers in Palestine create amazing produce in adverse conditions - and are fighting to export them
Palestine produces some of the finest olive oils in the world, not to mention dates, nuts, tomatoes # even wine. Now, despite the conflict, farmers are finding ways to export their produce # and show ...
Food Among the Ruins
Detroit, the country's most depressed metropolis, has zero produce-carrying grocery chains. It also has open land, fertile soil, ample water, and the ingredients to reinvent itself from Motor City to ...
From villages to New Delhi to Geneva: Indian farmers protest against the WTO
Europe Solidaire Sans Frontieres
The "liberalization" and #corporatization# of agriculture under the World Trade Organisation would put at risk the livelihoods of more than 2/3 of India#s 1 billion people.
Monsanto vs. Vernon Bowman’s Farm
The Fiction of Intellectual Property
Knapp, Thomas L.
Monsanto’s entire case against Vernon Bowman — as with Percy Schmeiser — is that their profits will be negatively affected if they’e not empowered to dictate what Vernon Bowman does on his own land an...
An approach to designing human settlements and perennial agricultural systems that mimics the relationships found in natural ecologies.
The Canadian Organic Grower
Aimed at organic farmers, gardeners and consumers. Includes articles on growing, processing and marketing organic products.
Canadian Poultry Magazine
Flock & hatchery management, poultry markets, and marketing strategies. Three annuals also published: Who's Who of Canadian Poultry (July); Buyers' Guide (November); Feather Forum - Tradeshow Issue (A...
Cannabis culture in Canada and internationally. News and features about hemp and marijuana. Advocating for the beneficial use of cannabis.
Information on the latest in production and utilization of canola aimed at canola growers and industry members.
Farm Light & Power: Farming
Relates the experiences of Alberta farmers and ranchers with economic, environmental and social sustainability.
Farming for Tomorrow
Annual reference for Alberta farmers looking to improve the profitability and sustainability of their operations.
Farm-related news and information.
For Western Canadian farmers and their families. Production-oriented with step by step methods. Includes regular sections dealing with beef cattle, farm mechanics and rural life.
Coverage of the commercial greenhouse industry in Canada, both floriculture and vegetables. Contains grower profiles, industry updates, new products and technology features.
Information about the Canadian agricultural industry for growers and industry related companies and individuals.
Featuring news and information on local, national and international events relevant to farming.
Ontario Beef covers topics of interest in the beef industry, including research, producer profiles, market information, the retail world as it relates to beef and industry updates.
Ontario Corn Producer
Information on the association, the corn industry, agricultural and commodities issues.
Agricultural and country lifestyle magazine.
Farming policy issues and activities of the National Farmers Union.
Voice of the Farmer
Region 1: Essex and Kent
Region 2: Elgin, Huron, Lambton, Middlesex, Oxford, Perth, and Waterloo regions.
Government Ministries & Agencies
Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture
Saskatchewan Agriculture, Food and Rural Revitalization (SAFRR) promotes the growth of an agricultur...
Canadian Grain Commission
The Canadian Grain Commission is the federal agency which regulates grain handling in Canada and set...
Canada's central statistical agency.
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