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Core areas addressed
   

Increased awareness of ecological agriculture, harmonization of human-environment interface, improvement of soil and water health, optimization of land and agro-biodiversity, increasing micro-ecosystem services, increase in growing and harvesting options for rural communities, increase in economic stability, community biodiversity management, empowerment of women, improved resilience to climate change, increase in choice and quality of food consumed by rural communities, improvement of health amongst rural farming populations with emphasis on children/pregnant and lactating mothers, supporting government initiatives for ecological agricultural policy solutions.

   
   
Specific activities to-date
   

- Expanding of Sustainable Nutritional Gardens (SNGs) in southern districts

  - Research into low cost food preservation
  - Research into low cost salinity and alkalinity reduction
  - Promotion of ecological agriculture through training programs, feature articles, radio programs and TV debates
  - Assistance to the Agriculture department and Ministry of Agriculture on formulating sustainable frameworks for agrarian practice focused on small scale farming.
   
   
   
 
     
     
 
 
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Last updated: 09 May, 2016