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Asia and the Pacific
Community-driven development improves livelihoods in Tonga

Collective planning and action results in more ownership, better skills and higher incomes.

Global or multi-regional initiative
Developing policies and programmes on spate irrigation

Spate irrigation provides an effective solution during times of water shortage

East and Southern Africa
Culinary Demonstration Units

Tackling malnutrition through knowledge sharing and practical demonstrations among farmers

East and Southern Africa
Setting up plant clinics for farmers and their crops

Through expert advice, farmers improve the health of their crops and access best practices.

East and Southern Africa
Using ICT to share innovative agricultural technology in Tanzania

SMS and radio shows introduced productivity-enhancing technologies to 2 million farmers.

Asia and the Pacific
Linking farmers and fair trade through cellphones

Strong information flow within a supply chain for better outcomes.

Global or multi-regional initiative
Scaling up micro-irrigation in Guatemala, India and Madagascar

Drip micro-irrigation to increase yields and save water.

East and Southern Africa
Bocage hedges in Rwanda

Improving soil fertility and combating flood damage through bocage agroforestry.

Asia and the Pacific
Tool banks in rural India

Empowering women through better access to agricultural tools.

Latin America and the Caribbean
Agricultural Innovation Marketplace

Knowledge-sharing initiative to boost agricultural innovation.

East and Southern Africa
REACTS Business-Building Consortiums

Uniting local organizations improves farmers' incomes.

East and Southern Africa
Sustainable beekeeping in the Indian Ocean Islands

Using sustainable apiculture to offset climate change.

East and Southern Africa
Preserving watersheds in Nairobi

Improving water quality with natural infrastructure.

Near East, North Africa, Europe and Central Asia
Conservation Agriculture in Moldova

Adapting to climate change through soil-friendly agricultural practices.

Near East, North Africa, Europe and Central Asia
Boosting food security through multi-national innovation ‘corridors’

Environmentally similar countries can pool resources to accelerate agricultural development.

Global or multi-regional initiative
Flexi Biogas

Portable power from cost-effective eco-friendly biogas systems.

Asia and the Pacific
Supporting business growth for Bangladeshi char-area producers

Group-based support project helped new char-area residents build social capital.

East and Southern Africa
Knowledge-sharing radio broadcasts help female farmers thrive

Adding female voices to agricultural radio programmes empowered communities in Africa.