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
Type: Article
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
Type: Article
Organization: WFP
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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Country: Nicaragua
Type: Article
Organization: WFP
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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Country: India
Type: Nouvelles
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
Type: Lien
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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Country: Cuba
Type: Nouvelles
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
Type: Nouvelles
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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Country: Vietnam
Type: Nouvelles
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
Type: Nouvelles
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
Type: Article