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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The Agriculture Competitiveness Project for Vietnam is supported by the World Bankand is focused on eight provinces in central Vietnam. This project is geared toward strengthening the competitiveness of smallholder farmers and is being carried out in collaboration with the agri-business sector in order to: 1) enhance agricultural technology, 2) support productive partnerships,[...]
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The Shiblee Hatchery & Farms cage culture fish farming project in Bangladesh is helping 100 landless families to become fish farmers of caged, cultured tilapia beside the Adhamanki River. The Shiblee Hatchery Ltd. is assisted by the Business Innovation Facility (BIF), a pilot project funded by the U.K. Department for International Development (DFID). BIF is managed[...]
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Country: Bangladesh
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Crispim Moreira, FAO Representative in Bolivia - The International Year of Family Farming (IYFF) was launched in New York on 22 November 2013 by the United Nations to highlight the enormous potential family farmers can play in the eradication of hunger and conservation of natural resources. According to the Food and[...]
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Country: Bolivia
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Samoa’s first Farm to Table programme is linking small organic farmers with leading hoteliers and restaurateurs in a bid to boost the farming and tourism industry. Women in Business Development is working with renowned chef/author Robert Oliver to kick start a local supply programme that has gained the support of[...]
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Country: Samoa
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Women in Business Development is launching a year-long programme to celebrate International Year of Family Farming. The world-wide celebration is an initiative promoted by the World Rural Forum and supported by over 360 civil society and farmers’ organizations. Women in Business Development executive director Adimaimalaga Tafunai says the organization will be[...]
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Country: Samoa
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Asunción, 17 de enero de 2014.- El Gobierno paraguayo, en diciembre de 2013, promulgó el decreto número 1056, que incorpora la modalidad complementaria de contratación denominada "proceso simplificado para la adquisición de productos agropecuarios de la agricultura familiar". El decreto define el marco legal que permite a los agricultores familiares asegurar el[...]
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Country: Paraguay
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Small-scale producers, local production and consumption circuits and recovering traditional crops have a major part to play in reducing hunger, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva told professors and students at the University of Gastronomic Sciences today, also noting the many possibilities of cooperation between FAO and the university to[...]
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