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
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
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
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
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
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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Country: Switzerland
Mexico's National Crusade Against Hunger can mark a historical turning point for the country, said FAO Director-General, José Graziano da Silva, at the end of a two-day visit. "Mexico has decided to say 'no more hunger."Although no society favours hunger, few have managed to unite in order to defeat it,"[...]
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Country: Mexico
A new programme in the Republic of South Sudan is helping vulnerable farmers to improve their livelihoods by boosting the quality of the seeds used to produce key crops. With the support of the Government of France, FAO is joining efforts with the South Sudanese Ministry of Agriculture to implement[...]
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Country: South Sudan