Welcome to KariaNet

Mission & vision: This Network, inspired by ‘open access principles’, seeks to empower its members, through the use of ICT and non-ICT tools, to make knowledge available and timely accessible to the poor and vulnerable peasants, small scale farmers, development practitioners, government agencies, researchers, private sector, national and regional NGOs involved in rural development. KariaNet aims to link up the knowledge providers and knowledge brokers with knowledge seekers (two ways knowledge flow) through three thematic networks: a) knowledge management systems and practices in agriculture and rural development, b) food security, and c) rural enterprise development. KariaNet facilitates and supports demand driven capacity building activities, action research and networking activities across the MENA region. KariaNet aims to enhance the overall performance and effectiveness of development projects in MENA, to enable the rural poor to overcome their poverty. Objective: “ KariaNet’s overall objective is to

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The Global Food Innovation Summit

The Global Food Innovation Summit

May 08, 2017

According to FAO, currently about 800 million people are suffering from hunger. By 2050, the world’s population will reach 9.1 billion, 34 percent higher than today. In order to feed 9 billion peopl

KIP multidisciplinary conference on Discrimination and Sexual Harassment

KIP multidisciplinary conference on Discrimination and Sexual Harassment

March 31, 2017

KIP multidisciplinary conference on Discrimination and Sexual Harassment will be held in AUB on March 31st – April 1st Click on KIP - Detailed Schedule to check the conference schedule. For

Check out "The Role of ICTs in Sustainable Crop Production Intensification (SCPI) of horticulture crop based system (mainly fruits, vegetables, roots and tubers)" Forum

March 06, 2017

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)’s Rural and Urban Crop and Mechanization Systems Team (AGPML) and the E-Agriculture Team, (OPC) have organised the online forum dis

Comic book: Together we can cool the planet!  Produced by GRAIN

Comic book: Together we can cool the planet! Produced by GRAIN

December 12, 2016

The video Together we can cool the planet! co-produced by La Vía Campesina and GRAIN in 2015 shows that the industrial food system results in half of all greenhouse gas emissions. Based on this vide