Respect the knowledge, practices and cultures of local communities with regard to natural resources management, and learn from them Believe in equity and solidarity.
What We DO
ISD was founded in 1996 when Dr. Tewolde Berhan Gebre Egziabher and his wife, Sue Edwards, were asked by the Ethiopian Government to come up with alternatives for expensive external inputs, particularly chemical fertilizers, in order for smallholder farmers to make their land productive.
A faster method of compost making training, which leads to finished compost in around 45 days and avoids frequent turning, was given to female farmers and agricultural development agents in two districts, ...
1.Zukunftsstiftung Landwirtschaft (Foundation on Future Farming), A natural way of controlling pests: the Push-Pull method in Ethiopia
Green Action Week campaign is conducted every year at the end of September and beginning of October in the world with a theme of “sharing community”. The main objective of the campaign is to increase public awareness on Sharing community...
ISD works in colaboration with local and international organizations to meet its goal and ISD’s source of funding is grants from national and international donors. As of January 2011, ISD’s donors and partners included the following.