Websites and NGOs that spread knowledge for agriculture and subsequent commerce
Seed Programs International's aim is to provide good quality seed, expertise, and training materials to humanitarian organizations working around the world to alleviate hunger and poverty. They offer a few articles which contribute to food and vegetable seed programs aimed at alleviating poverty.
A platform supporting the forest and development agenda in developing countries, improving knowledge, personal capacity and institutional capacity for better governance and management of tropical forest resources.
Named after a prestigious West African empire founded between the XIVth and the XVIth century, Songhai is a non governmental organisation established in 1985 by Africans and a group of African friends. The idea to establish this NGO originates from the miserable situation of Africa in terms of development.
» Songhai Centre
Supports small-scale farmers and organisations by providing them with practical information on sustainable agriculture. The core activities are publishing (Agrodoks, AgroSpecials etc.) and the provision of expert advice through its Question & Answer Service.
A global community with a knowledge base on using ICT for sustainable development and rural development.
The World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) is a centre of scientific excellence that harnesses the benefits of trees for people and the environment. Leveraging the world’s largest repository of agroforestry science and information, we develop knowledge practices, for farmers’ fields to the global sphere, to ensure food security and environmental sustainability.
AGRA works to achieve a food secure and prosperous Africa through the promotion of rapid, sustainable agricultural growth based on smallholder farmers. Smallholders--the majority women--produce most of Africa's food, and do so with minimal resources and little government support. AGRA aims to ensure that smallholders have what they need to succeed: good seeds and healthy soils; access to markets, information, financing, storage and transport; and policies that provide them with comprehensive support.
http://www.cta.int/en/CTA-Portals CTA is the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation. They have developed several very informative portals: