Many villagers and students from the local school helped to turn the soil of the school garden

What is the LAND Project?

Improving health, tackling economic challenges, and managing natural resources are all important aspects of agroecological development that are tightly interlinked. The Livelihood, Agroecology, Nutrition, and Development (LAND) Project is committed to addressing these challenges using a holistic, participatory approach to…


Who we are

The LAND Project is a partnership between the Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems  and the Land Tenure Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison; Indwe Trust, a South African sustainable development NGO; Kidlinks World, a youth and health charity that focuses on Southern Africa;…

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Funding Priority: Women’s perennial gardens

Can plants save time and labor for women farmers?  The team at the LAND Project believes so! Overview To mitigate the labor costs associated with establishing annual crops on a yearly basis while also serving to diversify diets and increase…

In the news

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The LAND Project featured in University of Wisconsin’s “Grow” magazine

Recent LAND Project volunteers and visiting faculty members reflect