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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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Building community capacity in sustainable agricultural practices in Morocco

High Atlas communities learn about water harvesting, plant commercialisation, sustainable plant harvesting...

High Atlas communities learn about water harvesting, plant commercialisation, sustainable plant harvesting and seed banking....

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Back to school and garden trainings at Dar Taliba!

An exciting permaculture training programme begins. The girls at Dar Taliba collect...

An exciting permaculture training programme begins. The girls at Dar Taliba collect and clean vegetable seeds to plant in their garden, and explore their creative side as they participate in...

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We are recruiting for a new GIS Mapping Consultant (Morocco based)

The successful candidate will be tasked primarily with carrying out research on...

The successful candidate will be tasked primarily with carrying out research on regional and local mapping in relation to biocultural landscapes....

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Seed collection and community seed banks in the High Atlas

Learn about the processes and functions of collecting seeds, building community seed...

Learn about the processes and functions of collecting seeds, building community seed banks and developing a regional seed bank....

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Interactive learning about local plants with primary school students in the High Atlas

An interactive day with school students reveals important knowledge about available, useful...

An interactive day with school students reveals important knowledge about available, useful and valuable crops in Imegdal....

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A photographer’s passion for a living fossil: Ginkgo The Living Fossil

Jimmy Shen, a professional botanic photographer based in east China, shares...

Jimmy Shen, a professional botanic photographer based in east China, shares information on his intensive research on Ginkgos. ...

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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.