View this video to learn more about this family farming project in Bangladesh.
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Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) from Asia and the Pacific opened a two-day Consultation today to discuss their joint concerns about the future of small farmers, landless farmers, farm workers and other concerned stakeholders.
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2014 is the UN's International Year of Family Farming and in this video series, family farmers from Ethiopia, Indonesia, Gambia, Egypt and Guatemala share their challenges and successes in their own words.
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Throughout the 5-year pilot phase, Purchase for Progress (P4P) has focused on assisting women farmers to benefit economically from their work, gaining confidence and voice in their communities and homes. Mazouma Sanou, a farmer from Burkina Faso, has first-hand experience of these benefits as well as the challenges still facing[...]
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Country: Burkina Faso
Organization: WFP
As in many other countries, the rural environment in Kenya can be particularly challenging for women. Traditionally it is the men who control land access while women are used as a labour force. Despite deeply rooted structural challenge, World Food Programmes’ Purchase for Progress (P4P) pilot initiative has contributed to[...]
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Country: Kenya
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Access to agricultural inputs such as seeds and fertilizers have helped Purchase for Progress (P4P)-supported farmers in Nicaragua to successfully increase their crop productivity, and therefore meet market demand. The strengthened link between smallholder farmers and agricultural input providers can be traced to the smallholders’ improved negotiation skills and access[...]
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The ‘gola’ or grain basket, built on elevated ground in Goyadham village in Sunderban’s South 24 Parganas district, West Bengal, is central to the food security of several households here. As Sofia Bibi, 45, says, “The grain is protected from the recurrent flooding and storms and we are ensured of a[...]
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Az Egyesült Nemzetek 2011. december 22-i Családi Gazdaságok Nemzetközi Éve - 2014 meghirdetését követően és azután, hogy több mint 50 Nemzeti Bizottság létrejött, az öt kontinens - Afrika, Amerika, Ázsia, Európa, Óceánia - kistermelői civil szervezeteinek képviselői 2014. január 21-22-én Abu Dhabiban találkoztak azzal a céllal, hogy aktualizálják és megerősítsék[...]
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Country: Hungary
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La Habana.- La agricultura familiar es una forma de vivir, no de obtener ganancias, vital para la eliminación del hambre, la seguridad y soberanía alimentarias fue el mensaje central del conversatorio sobre el tema organizado por el Grupo Interagencial de Comunicación del Sistema de las Naciones Unidas en Cuba, como[...]
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In a country where one word can carry several different meanings, the Chinese Communist Party Central Committee’s Number-One Document, carries special weight. The Number-One Document, which outlines policy priorities for the year and is published annually every January, has highlighted rural issues since 2003. However, this year’s 2014 report took emphasis[...]
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Country: China