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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Conserving threatened plant species to support community adaptation and resilience to climate change in the High Atlas, Morocco

Posted Thursday, November 23, 2017 by Marina Aman Sham

Conserving threatened plant species to support community adaptation and resilience to climate change in the High Atlas, Morocco...

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Conserving threatened plant species to support community adaptation and resilience to climate change in the High Atlas, Morocco

Seeds at the heart of first Community Exchange in Europe

Posted Friday, March 10, 2017 by Global Diversity Foundation

The 1st European Community Exchange on Seed Diversity and Sovereignty was held 23-27 September 2017 in Barcelona. Designed for members of the European community working on issues surrounding seeds....

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Seeds at the heart of first Community Exchange in Europe

Building a Common Vision for a Sustainable School Garden

Posted Tuesday, May 9, 2017 by Global Diversity Foundation

Global Diversity Foundation and Moroccan Biodiversity and Livelihoods Association continues working with Dar Taliba Ourika to conserve wild plant species and traditional crop varieties for local communities, and train students...

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Building a Common Vision for a Sustainable School Garden

Regional and International 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.

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.