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Organically bred seed varieties and their contribution to agro-biodiversity

Lina Lasithiotaki, Communication Officer at Demeter-International in Brussels, writes an opinion piece...

Lina Lasithiotaki, Communication Officer at Demeter-International in Brussels, writes an opinion piece around the theme of organically bred seed varieties and their contribution to agro-biodiversity....

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Seeds at the heart of first Community Exchange in Europe

The 1st European Community Exchange on Seed Diversity and Sovereignty was held...

The 1st European Community Exchange on Seed Diversity and Sovereignty was held 23-27 September 2017 in Barcelona. Designed for members of the European community working on issues surrounding seeds....

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From the Monte to the Kitchen

Antonia Barreau (GESA 2012 alumna), an ethnobotanist and a wild food gatherer,...

Antonia Barreau (GESA 2012 alumna), an ethnobotanist and a wild food gatherer, describes 'From the Monte to the Kitchen', a project that will explore and highlight the value the cultural...

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Creating Connections at the Okanagan Environmental Leadership Camp

Susannah McCandless, Global Environments Network Co-Director, reflects on the Okanagan Environmental Leadership...

Susannah McCandless, Global Environments Network Co-Director, reflects on the Okanagan Environmental Leadership Camp, partnering with IndigenEYEZ to convene 30 Indigenous youth in an unprecedented Indigenous Regional Academy....

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Optimism in nature conservation – for effective and successful conservation

Anna Varga (GESA 2011 alumna, Hungary) recounts her experience at the Conservation...

Anna Varga (GESA 2011 alumna, Hungary) recounts her experience at the Conservation Optimism Summit, held in April 2017....

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GEN at the Conservation Optimism Summit: A New Generation of Environmental Leaders

Christina Ashford, Global Diversity Foundation UK Programme Manager, writes about Global Environment...

Christina Ashford, Global Diversity Foundation UK Programme Manager, writes about Global Environment Network's participation at the Conservation Optimism Summit, held from 20 – 22 April 2017 at the University of...

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Collaborating in the Face of Change: Strategies for Biocultural Protection and Defense

Angela Easby, Global Environments Coordinator and Global Environments Summer Academy 2015 alumna,...

Angela Easby, Global Environments Coordinator and Global Environments Summer Academy 2015 alumna, reflects on the North American Community Environmental Leadership Exchange, held in February 2017....

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Lessons for Research Policy and Practice: The Case of Co-enquiry Research With Rural Communities

Article on the relationship between institutional funding for research and community-based research...

Article on the relationship between institutional funding for research and community-based research practice. (Journal of Research Practice, Volume 12, Issue 1, 2016)...

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COP22: Are youth actors or spectators in international climate negotiations

Mahugnon Serge Djohy (GESA 2015 alumnus) participated as a youth delegate from...

Mahugnon Serge Djohy (GESA 2015 alumnus) participated as a youth delegate from Benin in the climate negotiations at COP22 in Marrakesh in November 2016. He offers his reflections on the...

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Gaining Research Skills and Building Common Understandings

Angela Easby, GESA 2015 alumna and GDF's North American Regional Programme Coordinator,...

Angela Easby, GESA 2015 alumna and GDF's North American Regional Programme Coordinator, describes her October 2016 experience at a community researcher workshop in the High Atlas mountains....

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Semillas al Viento: a work-in-progress and seed of inspiration for our Network

Dr. Elizabeth Rahman (GEN Resource Person), social and medical anthropologist, and research...

Dr. Elizabeth Rahman (GEN Resource Person), social and medical anthropologist, and research associate of the University of Oxford, writes about Semillas al Viento, a community-based, holistic education association and school...

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GEN Interviews: Where is GEN, where are we going, and how should we get there?

Angela Easby (Canada, GESA 2015 alumna, and North American Regional Programme Coordinator...

Angela Easby (Canada, GESA 2015 alumna, and North American Regional Programme Coordinator for GDF) discusses results from interviews with GEN members on the impact, relevance and accessibility of the Network....

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