The Sahel is an environmentally sensitive region and climate change is likely to worsen the situation. Farmers therefore need to adapt their agricultural methods and practices to the changing climatic conditions and their effects.
In 2013, ETC staff coordinated the evaluation of the work of three NGOs in Orissa, India, that is supported by Germany-based Misereor. This focuses on natural resource management, sustainable agriculture, and community organization.
Experiences and policy messages from three initiatives in which ETC Foundation is involved – INSARD (Including Smallholders in Agricultural Research and Development), JOLISAA (Joint Learning in Innovation Systems in African Agriculture) and Prolinnova (Promoting local innovation in ec
Op dinsdag 1 oktober was er een Informatiedag georganiseerd door ETC, in opdracht van de provincie Drenthe. Ruim 70 personen kwamen af op de nieuwe ligboxenstal met lage ammoniak emissie van maatschap Oost.
During an international workshop on Agricultural Innovation Systems in Africa (AISA), experiences from numerous research and development initiatives were shared to gain a better understanding of multi-stakeholder innovation processes in agriculture.
FACT with Practical Action (UK) and ETC Foundation (the Netherlands) is developing a Global Alliance for Productive Biogas. The overall goal is the alleviation of poverty by providing people with access to sustainable and reliable sources of energy.
Renewable energy solutions require their own knowledge development regarding alternatives and applications. The availability of sufficient technically skilled people, who are able to properly install and maintain renewable energy devises is a must.