Consultation: National Outcomes for Scotland 2018

The Scottish Parliament Local Government and Communities Committee is seeking views about the updated National Outcomes for Scotland. The National Outcomes are used as broad policy aims for the Scottish Government and are updated every five years. The outcomes are part of National Performance Framework, a broad set of indicators and targets which cover a range of … Continue reading Consultation: National Outcomes for Scotland 2018

The Barefoot Guide Connection (Resource Library)

WHAT PEOPLE HAVE SAID ABOUT THE BAREFOOT GUIDES... This unusual and exceptional volume (and series) is hugely accessible yet deeply rooted in solid theory and extensive practice across a wide range of contexts and fields. Expect from it something truly unique in its combination of insight, reflection, experience and highly usable mixed text/visual presentation. It … Continue reading The Barefoot Guide Connection (Resource Library)

Willing Workers On Organic Farms

Want to live and learn on organic farms worldwide? Want to share your life with other like-minded people? Willing Workers On Organic Farms (WWOOF) is a worldwide movement linking volunteers with organic farmers and growers to promote cultural and educational experiences based on trust and non-monetary exchange, thereby helping to build a sustainable, global community. As … Continue reading Willing Workers On Organic Farms

The Scottish Islands Federation

The Scottish Islands Federation (SIF) gives a voice for the Scottish Islands. The aims and objectives of the Scottish Islands federation is to promote, publicise and advance the interests of Scotland’s islands. These include developing a broad and inclusive membership from all Scottish Islands. To ensure community and voluntary groups have a voice and are well represented … Continue reading The Scottish Islands Federation

ITPGRFA Opens Fourth Call for Proposals under Benefit-sharing Fund

15 December 2017: The International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA) has opened a call for proposals for projects to be funded through its Benefit-sharing Fund, to enable farmers in developing countries to use and conserve adapted plant varieties. The overarching goal of the call for proposals under the fourth project … Continue reading ITPGRFA Opens Fourth Call for Proposals under Benefit-sharing Fund