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Agriculture & Development Links

  1. Factual links

    Some of the websites providing factual information on Agriculture & Development:

    • 1.1 Sponsoring organizations of the IAASTD
    • 1.2 International Organizations addressing Agriculture & development:
    • 1.3 Some Research Organizations on Agriculture & Development
  2. Partner links
 

1. Factual links

1.1 Sponsoring organizations of the IAASTD
1.2 International Organizations addressing Agriculture & development:
  • The World Trade Organization (WTO) agriculture portal: www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/agric_e/agric_e.htm 
  • The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), a specialized agency of the United Nations aiming to finance agricultural development projects primarily for food production in developing countries: www.ifad.org 
  • The World Food Programme (WFP) is the United Nations frontline agency in the fight against global hunger. Providing food in emergencies, improving the quality of live for the world’s poorest, and helping development: www.wfp.org 
  • The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) addresses agriculture at: www.oecd.org/topic/ 
  • The Convention on Biological Diversity dedicates a section of its website to “Biodiversity and Agriculture”, the theme of the 2008 World Biodiversity Day: www.cbd.int/ibd/2008 
1.3 Some Research Organizations on Agriculture & Development
  • The Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) is a strategic alliance of members, partners and international agricultural centers that mobilizes science to benefit the poor: www.cgiar.org 
  • The Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR) s an innovative attempt to work towards a global system of agricultural research for development: www.egfar.org/egfar/ 
  • The Agricultural Research for Development (ARD) promotes collaboration in European agricultural research for the World's poor: www.era-ard.org 
  • The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), an organization bringing together and forming coalitions of major stakeholders in agricultural research and development in Africa: www.fara-africa.org 
  • The International Centre for development oriented Research in Agriculture (ICRA): www.icra-edu.org 
  • The Network of European Agricultural (Tropically and Sub-tropically oriented) Universities and Scientific Complexes Related with Agricultural Development (NATURA): www.natura-net.eu 
  • The Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa (ASARECA) aims at increasing the efficiency of agricultural research in the region so as to facilitate economic growth, food security and export competitiveness through productive and sustainable agriculture: www.asareca.org 
 

2. Partner links


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