Drawing from the expertise of Brazil’s widely acclaimed national local procurement programme, five African countries are piloting their own indigenous models. This small-scale pilot project known as PAA Africa, is implemented by FAO, WFP, local governments, and the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Since its inception in 2012, PAA Africa[...]
In Sierra Leone, government partners, FAO and IFAD have established Agricultural Business Centres (ABCs), providing smallholder farmers with access to training, equipment and storage. Since 2010, P4P has linked the ABCs to WFP’s demand for quality crops, providing smallholders with an incentive to invest in production and taking advantage of[...]
Tea does not start its existence in decorated tins or tidy tea bags. It comes from the leaves of Camellia sinensis, which is grown in more than 50 countries but mainly found in the fields of four – China, India, Kenya and Sri Lanka.
The farmers clubs of Viet Nam are an example of a project that not only proved to be sustainable, but exceeded expectations by taking on a life of its own after the original project had ended.
Although forests cover only a little more than 11 percent of Mongolia, they provide food and work for many people and they are critical to the environment.
Two initiatives in South India.
Incomes rise due to joint food security project.
The land in Los Monegros in Aragon in northeastern Spain, is almost as arid as a desert. In the 1960s, it was one of the backdrops chosen for spaghetti western films.
Birleşmiş Milletlerin (BM) 2014'ü Aile Çiftçiliği Yılı ilan etmesiyle birlikte bu konuda dünya genelinde çeşitli etkinlikler düzenleniyor. Gıda ve Tarım Örgütü (FAO) Türkiye Temsilci Yardımcısı Ayşegül Akın, "FAO, aile çiftçiliğinin önemi konusunda farkındalık yaratarak, dünya üzerinde gıda üretimine katkı sağlayan tüm aile çiftçilerinin desteklenmesini sağlamayı amaçlıyor" diyor.