A Guide to the Identification and Importance of Custodian Farmers

Authors: Alexander Byrnes, Bhuwon Sthapit

Year: 2016

Description: Custodian farmers are those who actively maintain, adapt, and disseminate agricultural biodiversity on farm and
community levels, and are known within the community for doing so.  This 2-page guide provides a primer on the concept of custodian farmers, how to identify in your site and how to work with them as partners in on farm conservation of agricultural biodiversity. This guide is targeted towards practitioners and field staff.