Groundswell International is a partnership of local organizations and their network of grassroots community groups. They work in West Africa, the Americas, and South Asia. Their their programs catalyze the transition from unsustainable agriculture and extractive economies to regenerative, just farming and local food systems. Communities and family farmers improve their wellbeing, produce more abundant and nourishing food in ecologically sustainable ways, increase their incomes, build resilience to climate change, and strengthen local economies and cultures.
Strengthening Community Management of Biodiversity and Food Systems in Ecuador’s Andean Highlands
Through community action-learning processes with farmers focused on ‘learning by doing’, Groundswell international assists them in efforts to enhance on-farm biodiversity conservation and preserve Indigenous knowledge.