International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)
The Centre promotes the development of economically and environmentally sound mountain ecosystems and improvement of the living standards of mountain populations, in particular for the Hindu Kush-Himalayan Region. The website has an interesting section on Best Practices and Appropriate Technologies (http://www.icimod.org/sus_options/bpmenu.htm).
The International Institute for Sustainable Development is a Canadian research institute and think tank reporting on sustainable development issues. This page presents news on sustainable development and environmental matters collated from a variety of UN and other sources.)
The International Service for National Agricultural Research (ISNAR)
ISNAR is a programme under the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), one of the 15 Future Harvest Centres supported by the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). ISNAR seeks to contribute to the generation and use of knowledge that fosters sustainable and equitable agricultural development.
Linking Local Learners (an Internet Learning Support Service)
This service supports groups of local learners around the world to share both their expertise and their challenges in a learning community of practice.
Resources-Oriented Development Initiatives (RODI) Growing Organic in Kenya
New Farm Programmes provide innovative agriculture research, outreach and training on behalf of the Rodale Institute. The Institute works with people worldwide to achieve a regenerative food system that renews and improves environmental and human health. Their mission is to inform, encourage, equip and inspire farmers with the support they need to take the important transition steps towards regenerative agriculture.
SANREM (Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resources Management Collaborative Research Support Program)
The Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resources Management Collaborative Research Support Program is sponsored by the United States Agency for International Development’s Economic Growth, Agriculture, and Trade Bureau (USAID/EGAT) and participating U.S. and host country institutions around the world. The objective of the SANREM CRSP is to support Sustainable Agriculture & Natural Resources Management (SA&NRM) decision makers in developing countries by providing access to appropriate data, knowledge, tools and methods of analysis, and by enhancing their capacity to make better decisions to improve livelihoods and the sustainability of natural resources.
The Savory Center for Holistic Management
The Savory Centre is a non-profit organisation which seeks to restore deteriorating landscapes and the lives of the people dependent on them using practical, low-cost solutions. It coordinates the development of Holistic Management worldwide in order to help people more effectively manage all their resources in a sustainable way.
World Hunger Year (WHY) Food Security Learning Center
WHY advances long-term solutions to hunger and poverty by supporting community-based organisations that empower individuals and build self-reliance by facilitating job training, education and after school programmes, increased access to housing and healthcare, microcredit and entrepreneurial opportunities. WHY connect these organisations to funders, media and legislators.
Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education
Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) is a program of the U.S. Department of Agriculture that offers various research grants to increase knowledge about sustainable agricultural practices and to help farmers adopt those practices.