Promoting sustainable agriculture among small farmers in rainfed areas
Low External Input Sustainable Agriculture - LEISA
Promoting safe food production
Building farm resilience
Farmer Field School
System of Crop Intensification
Producing more with less resources
Engaging Rural Youth
Building confidence in pursuing farming
Promoting Knowledge Exchange
Sharing agroecological experiences
AME Foundation … Helping people help themselves
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AME Foundation, as a resource organisation, has been promoting ecological agriculture for more than 27 years. AME Foundation has been guiding small and marginal rainfed farmers to manage their natural farm resources better, practice alternative eco-farming practices for enhanced yields and reduced costs. AMEF believes that sustainable management of natural resources is the key to improved livelihoods, stable agricultural development as well as improved ecological balances.
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Knowledge sharing on agroecology
LEISA India, published by AME Foundation, is a quarterly magazine on ecological agriculture. With fifteen years of dedicated service in promoting ecological agriculture, LEISA India has emerged as a preferred platform for sharing ecological experiences among many development practitioners in India.
LEISA India is now produced in eight languages – English, Hindi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Odiya, Punjabi and Marathi. Starting with a readership of 800 in the year 2000, the magazine now reaches more than 20000 readers through its various editions across India.
For more than two decades, the LEISA magazine has been recognised as one of the primary sources of inspiration and to an extent practical knowledge on ecological agriculture by many individuals and agencies involved in development sector as well as mainstream research and training. The readers include academics, researchers, farmers, NGOs, government departments, banks etc.
LEISA India is being produced in collaboration with ILEIA (1999-2016) and MISEREOR (From 2011 onwards). AME Foundation is a member of the global Agricultures Network producing LEISA magazines globally.