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High Atlas Food Market celebrates World Biodiversity Day

Eight rural cooperatives from different regions of the High Atlas introduced and sold their local products to urban consumers at the event held in Marrakech, which was aimed at promoting biodiversity-friendly local products and supporting community livelihoods.

SPNL presents training on Wild Edible Plants in three Hima sites

Wild edible plants play a significant role in securing food diversity, improving health, sustaining biodiversity in the ecosystem, and expanding economic opportunities. However, this cultural practice is disappearing with time due to over-harvesting and decline in the indigenous knowledge concerning the harvesting of those plants, cultivation, use, consumption, and perceived medical properties.

On the Move for Spring Migration!

Follow Sarıkeçili pastoral nomads in Turkey during their hundreds of kilometres spring migration from their wintering site at the shores of Mediterranean to their summering sites in Central Anatolia beyond the Taurus Mountains.

Participation on bio indicator monitoring in Land Stewardship Scheme

Spring has arrived and with it, the monitoring of bio indicators on farms signed up to the Land Stewardship Scheme. The object of this exercise is to demonstrate, through voluntary participation, the positive relationship between the practice of sustainable farms and biodiversity.

Control of pests by looking after the soil

Pests are indicators of an unbalanced soil. More than just dealing directly with the pests, it is fundamental to understand the causes and look for natural systems to make sure they do not recur.

A documentary about the “mandra system” of Lemnos

On the island where farming and stock-breeding traditions goes back to antiquity, the “mandra system”, a unique agricultural production system is still in use today. This traditional land management system -with its roots lost in time- has allowed farmers to survive and be self-sufficient for centuries.

High Atlas Food Market celebrates World Biodiversity Day

Eight rural cooperatives from different regions of the High Atlas introduced and sold their local products to urban consumers at the event held in Marrakech, which was aimed at promoting biodiversity-friendly local products and supporting community livelihoods.

Feature image for High Atlas Food Market Celebrates World Biodiversity Day

SPNL presents training on Wild Edible Plants in three Hima sites

Wild edible plants play a significant role in securing food diversity, improving health, sustaining biodiversity in the ecosystem, and expanding economic opportunities. However, this cultural practice is disappearing with time due to over-harvesting and decline in the indigenous knowledge concerning the harvesting of those plants, cultivation, use, consumption, and perceived medical properties.

On the Move for Spring Migration!

Follow Sarıkeçili pastoral nomads in Turkey during their hundreds of kilometres spring migration from their wintering site at the shores of Mediterranean to their summering sites in Central Anatolia beyond the Taurus Mountains.

Participation on bio indicator monitoring in Land Stewardship Scheme

Spring has arrived and with it, the monitoring of bio indicators on farms signed up to the Land Stewardship Scheme. The object of this exercise is to demonstrate, through voluntary participation, the positive relationship between the practice of sustainable farms and biodiversity.

Control of pests by looking after the soil

Pests are indicators of an unbalanced soil. More than just dealing directly with the pests, it is fundamental to understand the causes and look for natural systems to make sure they do not recur.

A documentary about the “mandra system” of Lemnos

On the island where farming and stock-breeding traditions goes back to antiquity, the “mandra system”, a unique agricultural production system is still in use today. This traditional land management system -with its roots lost in time- has allowed farmers to survive and be self-sufficient for centuries.