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  • AgLinks-Clark consulting International, Inc. - AgLINKS provides an alphabetically arranged directory of agricultural links listed by subject; from Aguaculture to Emus and Wine
  • AgriGator-Agriculture Information - This site lists a variety of WWW resources including an Agricultural Conference list; International and U.S. Government sites; U.S. State sites; Commercial groups; Marketing services; List servers; Almanac servers; and Publications.
  • Agrisource - Agrisource is a commercial site with a list of over two thousand Agriculture Suppliers, Marketers, Commodity Groups, and other Associations. Also included is a Directory and Calendar of Events.
  • CIAT-UNEP-Environmental and Sustainable Indicators: Outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean - The International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) is one of the Centers of the CGIAR System.
  • Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) - The mission of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) is to harness modern science for the sustainable development of agriculture in developing countries. Forty-five donor members fund 16 international agricultural research.
  • Countrywise Communication - Media Producers for Agriculture, Food and Rural Development.
  • GEO 2000 - A coordinated network of Collaborating Centres is the core of the GEO process. These centres have played an increasingly important role in preparing GEO reports. They are now responsible for almost all the regional inputs, thus combining top-down integrated assessment with bottom-up environmental reporting. A number of Associated Centres also participate, providing specialized expertise. Four working groups ?on modelling, scenarios, policy and data ?provide advice and support to the GEO process, helping coordinate the work of the Collaborating Centres to make their outputs as comparable as possible. Other United Nations agencies contribute to the GEO Process through the United Nations System-wide Earthwatch, coordinated by UNEP. In particular, they provide substantive data and information on the many environmentally-related issues that fall under their individual mandates; they also help review drafts.
  • Growing Edge - A very unique quarterly magazine with a focus on innovative methods of gardening and cultivation of plants.
  • Institute for Global Communications (IGC) - The Institute for Global Communications (IGC) is a nonprofit organization that provides alternative sources of information as well as online access and comprehensive Internet services for progressive individuals and organizations.
  • International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) - IFPRI's mission is to indentify and analyze policies for sustainably meeting the food needs of the developing world. Research at IFPRI concentrates on low-income countries, poor people, and sound management of the natural resouce base that supports agriculture. IFPRI seeks to make its research results available to all those in a position to use them and to help strengthen institutions conducting research and applying research results in developing countries.
  • ISIS and National Agricultural Library (NAL), Betlesville, MD, USA - ISIS is the Integrated System for Information Services at the National Agricultural Library (NAL), Betlsville, MD, USA. Within ISIS, two databases are available for information retrieval. These databases are the NAL On-line Catalog and the Journal Article Citation database. The NAL On-line Catalog contains bibliographic citations for books, reports, maps, journals/periodicals, and other media, and citations for materials at the U.S. National Arboretum Library and the five USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Regional Research Center Libraries. The Journal Article Citations, a subset of the AGRICOLA database, consists of citations of articles in journals and periodicals, and other specialized materials.
  • John Shelley's Garden Center & Nursery - Interesting series of ads that are actually monographs on sustainable landscaping.
  • Modern Arbiculture - Everything you could want or need to know about growing trees the organic way.
  • North Carolina State University Gopher Server - Agriculture. - This site includes links to: the Advanced Technology Information Network (ATI-NET); Agricultural Genome Gophers; Agricultural Market News; University Agricultural Networks; Internet/BITNET Resources in Agriculture; Libraries;Databases (U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Current Research Information System (USDACRIS), USDA Economics and Statistics System); United Nations Conference on Environment Development (UNCED); and others.
  • Organic Farming In Europe:Economics and Policy - The research activities of Faculties, Departments and other institutions at the University of Hohenheim focus mainly on: Agricultural and Nutritional Research, Research in International Economics, Research for the Tropics and Subtropics, Environmental Research and European Research.
  • Rural Advancement Foundation International (RAFI) - RAFI is an international non-governmental organization headquartered in Winnepeg, Manitoba (Canada). RAFI is dedicated to the conservation and sustainable improvement of agricultural biodiversity, and to the socially responsible development of technologies useful to rural societies. RAFI is concerned abut the lose of genetic diversity - especially in agriculture - and about the impact of intellectual property rights on agriculture and world food security.
  • The Oklahoma Cooperative Extension's Guide to Agricultural Web Sites (Bob's List). - Maintained by the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service, Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Oklahoma State University. This list contains a very large number of links to agricultural resources, mostly in and relevant to the United States.
  • Trees for the Future - Trees for the Future is a non-profit organization initiating and supporting agroforestry self-help projects in cooperation with groups and individuals in developing countries. These projects teach sustainable agriculture. They increase crop yealds, help maintain the water table, fight deforestation and erosion.
  • USDA Economics and Statistics System : Data Sets and Reports - A gopher server providing comprehensive agricultural statistics and reports for the United States Department of Agriculture

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