Footsteps 110 - Farming for the future

Footsteps 110 focuses on strategies farmers can use to maintain healthy ecosystems and productive farms.


Previous Footsteps 

Farmer-managed natural regeneration manual

By Tony Rinaudo, Alice Muller and Mary Morris

This manual contains all you need to know to practise farmer-managed natural regeneration. Download free of charge from Alternatively, send an email to or write to World Vision, GPO Box 9944, Melbourne, VIC 3001, Australia.

Pillars guide: Agroforestry

By Isabel Carter

The purpose of this guide is to encourage awareness of agroforestry for improving nutrition, soil fertility, fuel wood production and family income. Download here or contact us to order paper copies in English or French.

Conservation agriculture newsletter

Canadian Foodgrains Bank publishes four excellent newsletters on conservation agriculture each year. They are available in English, French, Kiswahili and Portuguese. Download free of charge from, email or write to Canadian Foodgrains Bank, PO Box 767, Winnipeg, MB, R3C 2L4, Canada. 

Useful websites
A Rocha International is a Christian organisation working with communities to enhance biodiversity through sustainable agriculture and nature conservation. Website available in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese
Canadian Foodgrains Bank and African Conservation Tillage Network have developed comprehensive training modules for people interested in conservation agriculture. Download free of charge in multiple languages.
The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation promotes food security through innovations in sustainable agriculture. Sign up to receive their informative Spore magazine through the ‘publications’ tab. Available in English and French.
The Food and Agriculture Organization website contains a lot of useful agricultural advice. Click on ‘themes’ to find a long list of topics. Available in multiple languages.
Browse this site to find extensive information about the System of Rice Intensification in many different languages.