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Global Diversity Foundation believes that our future depends on our respectful engagement with the vast biological and cultural diversity of Earth. We work to protect this diversity and enhance socioecological wellbeing. We carry out collaborative biocultural projects that build resilience, foster innovation, and promote learning. Our work contributes to the growing global transition towards justice, respect and dignity for all beings.

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Co-creating an ethnobotanical school garden for Amazigh girls in the High Atlas, Morocco

The Dar Taliba boarding house community garden is featured in The Darwin...

The Dar Taliba boarding house community garden is featured in The Darwin Initiative Blog. "The once vacant school garden is now teaming with life and encourages younger community members to...

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The Mediterranean’s first environment-themed short story competition is looking for stories

Calling writers over 18 who are resident or from the Mediterranean regions...

Calling writers over 18 who are resident or from the Mediterranean regions of Portugal, Spain, Morocco, Greece or Lebanon, to celebrate the rich biodiversity found in these regions, and tell...

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Job Vacancy: Field Agronomist

Suited to early-career applicants with proven background and experience community-based research in...

Suited to early-career applicants with proven background and experience community-based research in the fields of agronomy, agrobiodiversity and agroecology, who will be tasked primarily with implementing research and capacity-building activities....

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Meet Jamila: Dar Taliba director and environmental role model for girls

“The garden trainings are important to me and the students because they...

“The garden trainings are important to me and the students because they help us better understand the nature around us”, Jamila says....

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Why composting is good for the environment: a permaculture training at Dar Taliba

Dar Taliba students are now learning more about how to take good...

Dar Taliba students are now learning more about how to take good care of the soil and improving its conditions....

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First regional academy in the Mediterranean takes place in Morocco

Participants at MERA 2018 share knowledge and experiences on the role of...

Participants at MERA 2018 share knowledge and experiences on the role of community-based resource management systems in maintaining the unique landscapes, seascapes and biocultural diversity in the Mediterranean....

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Global Environments Network

The Global Environments Network empowers inspiring changemakers who are innovating solutions to apparently intractable environmental and social problems. It is a global action network with the goal of reaching thousands of people in over a hundred countries through regional academies and community exchanges, creating a powerful interconnected group of emerging environmental change makers.

Programmes

Since 2000, GDF has launched vibrant applied collaborative research programmes with indigenous communities in Mesoamerica, North Africa, Southeast Asia and southern Africa. In collaboration with local and national institutions, we provide training and advocacy to support communities as they design and implement their own initiatives to maintain local environments and enhance their livelihoods and wellbeing. At an international level, GDF promotes biocultural diversity through training, documentation and networking opportunities.