Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso - A project that supplied chickens, turkeys, sheep and pigs to smallscale farmers, most of them women, has proven that with training, veterinary support and a nearby market, livestock are an excellent way to lift people out of poverty. The three-year Italian-funded project, implemented by the Ministry of[...]
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Country: Burkina Faso
Type: رابط
Bolivia se insertará en las actividades por el Año Internacional de la Agricultura Familiar, a celebrarse en 2014, con la intención de mejorar y promocionar la seguridad alimentaria, informó ayer el viceministro de Desarrollo Rural, Víctor Hugo Vázquez.
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Country: Bolivia
Type: رابط
On Thanksgiving we express gratitude for the abundance on our holiday tables, but rarely do we thank the people who grew, harvested, and processed that food. But a very diverse group of family farmers around the world, and at home, deserve our support -- according to the U.S. Census Bureau, 98[...]
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Type: رابط
The International Year of Family Farming was celebrated by NIRMAN along with Kutia Kondh community at Guma G.P. office in Tumudibandh block in Kandhamal district of Odisha with a renew a pledge to work on family farming. More than 78 farmers had joined in this. This celebration was part of[...]
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Country: India
Type: رابط
Agriculture is the single largest employer in the world, with family farmers accounting for the majority of this workforce. Family farms produce over 70% of all food and manage a significant proportion of natural resources. Such a diverse and resilient agricultural model makes it possible to provide suitable solutions to[...]
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Country: France
Reducing poverty through improved agricultural methods in the rural areas will not happen if the government does not come up with good supportive policies for farmers. Alhaji M. Jallow, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Country Representative in Uganda recently cautioned small-scale farmers saying depending on subsistence farming as a[...]
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Country: Uganda
The IYFF was launched on 22 November at Hotel Africana in Kampala by Uganda’s Minister of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, Honourable Tress Bucyanayandi. The Minister described the IYFF as timely and “spot on”, especially for Uganda, a country whose economy depends chiefly on agriculture. 
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Country: Uganda
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