Agriculture Organizations, Associations, Centers, and Professional Societies
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development
"...is an organization committed to the economically and environmentally sound and sustainable development of mountain areas and the improvement of livelihoods of mountain communities in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan region."
International Centre for Research in Agroforestry (ICRAF)
"...established in Nairobi in 1977, is an autonomous, non-profit research body supported by the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research. ICRAF aims to improve human welfare by alleviating poverty, improving food and nutritional security, and enhancing environmental resilience in the tropics...ICRAF conducts strategic and applied research, in partnership with national agricultural research systems, for more sustainable and productive land use."
International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM)
"The worldwide umbrella organization of the organic agriculture movement, with about 760 member organizations and institutions in some 105 countries all over the world."
"Local Harvest is a not-for-profit venture to sprout and grow a definitive and reliable 'living' public directory of small farms nationwide, and in so doing to provide people with direct contact to farms in their local area"
National Drought Mitigation Center
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Sections include: The National CSA Farm Directory ; Resources & Links ; Publications and Products ; On-line Postings ; Technical Assistance & Support.
U.S. Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) see Agriculture - USDA Resources
University of Nebraska - Center for Biosecurity
"...was created in 2002 to effectively serve the state of Nebraska and the nation by addressing both human and agricultural (plant and animal) biosecurity concerns. The center, administered by the University of Nebraska Medical Center, draws on the expertise of faculty members from all four campuses in a unique educational collaboration of expert scientists and clinicians who participate in clinical service, public service, educational and research programs."
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