Agroecology

Indigenous lifeways for a flourishing Earth

The latest in our series of Deeper Thinking webinars focused on the concept of Flourishing Diversity, which lies at the heart of our newly unveiled Biocultural Diversity Programme (formerly the Flourishing Diversity Programme). We were joined by an inspiring panel of speakers who shared their knowledge and experience, exploring what flourishing diversity means to [...]

By |2022-02-04T11:50:24+00:00May 14th, 2021|Agroecology, Biocultural Diversity, Biodiversity, Community, Culture, Flourishing Diversity, Indigenous Peoples|Comments Off on Indigenous lifeways for a flourishing Earth

A new Biocultural Diversity Programme

The Biocultural Diversity Programme (formerly the Flourishing Diversity Programme) is a new Synchronicity Earth programme that supports partners to defend indigenous and community territories; protect and revive biological and cultural diversity; and try to increase the focus on ‘diversity’ more broadly within conservation and development work and funding. Here, our Head of Biocultural Diversity, [...]

By |2022-06-15T05:37:33+00:00February 16th, 2021|Agroecology, Approach, Biocultural Diversity, Biodiversity, Community, Culture, Flourishing Diversity|Comments Off on A new Biocultural Diversity Programme

Agroecology for people and planet

An Interview with Daniel Moss, Executive Director of the Agroecology Fund (AEF). The Agroecology Fund  began life as a collaboration between four funders, three from the US and one from Europe, who all shared the same objective of supporting agroecology. Alongside the work they were already doing within their Foundations, these funders decided that they could [...]

By |2022-02-04T11:56:14+00:00February 26th, 2019|Advocacy, Agriculture, Agroecology, Alternative Livelihoods, Biocultural Diversity, Biodiversity, Community|Comments Off on Agroecology for people and planet

Sowing the Seeds of Collaboration

In May 2016, the Agroecology Fund teamed up with the Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa to host a 4-day learning exchange to investigate and share agroecological solutions to global problems including hunger, rural poverty and environmental degradation. But what is agroecology, and how did Synchronicity Earth get involved in this vital area? Katy Scholfield (our [...]

By |2018-08-31T16:35:36+00:00June 17th, 2016|Agroecology, Collaboration, Interviews|0 Comments

Regeneration through Agroecology – Building healthy food and farming systems in West Africa

This is the fourth in a series of blog posts about our exciting new Regeneration initiative. The AgroEcology Fund (AEF) is a multi-donor fund committed to supporting diverse individuals and groups around the world – from women’s cooperatives to university scientists – to develop agroecological solutions to mitigate the negative impacts of climate change on their environment and [...]

By |2018-08-31T16:37:37+00:00May 5th, 2016|Advocacy, Agroecology, More than Carbon|0 Comments