The International Day for Biological Diversity:Biodiversity and Agriculture 22 May 2008

Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs)

NGOs are an integral part of the international community. From influencing the formation of policy to implementing diverse projects, they play a central role in the dissemination of information and the development of sustainable lifestyles. The following NGOs play an important role in preserving biodiversity in agriculture for food, nutrition and health. Please visit the links to learn more about their work.

Berne Declaration

The Berne Declaration is a Swiss non-governmental organization with 21,000 members. Through research, public education and advocacy work, it has promoted more equitable, sustainable and democratic North-South relations since 1968. More »

BUKO Agrar Koordination

Wofür brauchen wir die Biologische Vielfalt? ...und was hat Biologische Vielfalt mit Ernährungssicherung zu tun? More »

International Federation of Agricultural Producers

IFAP is the world farmers organisation representing over 600 million farm families grouped in 115 national organisations in 80 countries. It is a global network in which farmers from industrialised and developing countries exchange concerns and set common priorities. More »

People and Plants International

People and Plants International (PPI) is a non-profit organization of ethnoecologists devoted to conservation and the sustainable use of plant resources around the world. More »

Millennium Villages

The Millennium Villages project is led and executed by the communities on the ground in Africa. Throughout the continent, more than 400,000 people are leading this bold initiative. Because Millennium Villages are an investment toward a sustainable end to extreme poverty, Millennium Village communities strengthen their local governments and institutions. More »