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Universidad, Agricultura Familiar y Políticas Públicas

Reflexiones y diálogo sobre extensión, comercialización y el vínculo entre la Universidad y las Organizaciones Campesinas para la generación de políticas públicas en la Agricultura Familiar.
Libro resumen de la 1era Conferencia Regional del Grupo de Investigadores en Políticas Públicas de la Agricultura Familiar (GIPPAF) de la REAF Mercosur. La presente publicación, representa la consolidación del trabajo iniciado en Posadas, y busca seguir estrechando lazos y comenzar a materializar el desarrollo de investigación de carácter regional, además...
2018 - Foco Rural - Universidad de Chile

Ruralidades en América Latina: convergencias, disputas y alternativas en el siglo XXI

En el marco del X Congreso “Ruralidades en América Latina: convergencias, disputas y alternativas en el siglo XXI” se llevará adelante la conmemoración de los 50 años de nuestra asociación. Durante este medio siglo de existencia ALASRU ha sido un foro de estudio y discusión de las transformaciones rurales de...
2018 - Asociación Latinomaerica de Sociología Rural (ALASRU)

The Future of Uganda is in Danger: Stop Land Grabbing!

An increase in land grabbing has pushed Slow Food to launch a campaign against it
Due to land grabbing, native forests and local biodiversity are being lost, people are being evicted from their homes and forced to give up their lands, along with all the other problems linked to the large-scale use of pesticides and chemical fertilizers. Some individual cases are reported in the booklet “Let’s...
2018 - Slow Food

Journal article
Installation des jeunes agriculteurs et pluriactivité au Costa Rica

Depuis quelques années, la petite agriculture familiale est mise sur le devant de la scène par les institutions internationales et présentée comme étant susceptible de répondre aux enjeux globaux (sécurité alimentaire et changement climatique), et ce, notamment, dans les pays du Sud où ce type d’agriculture reste majoritaire. Un groupe...
Costa Rica
2017 - Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon

Newsletter article
Whats new webby?: The Women in Fisheries Network—Fiji

This website is a rich trove of information about the Women in Fisheries Network—Fiji (WiFN-Fiji), a not-for-profit organization working to strengthen the involvement, and improve the conditions, of women in Fiji’s fisheries sector.

Magazine article
Projeto cria "fortalezas" para preservar alimentos em risco de extinção

O projeto Arca do Gosto — idealizado pelo movimento Slow Food e feito em parceria com a Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina e com a Secretaria Especial de Agricultura Familiar e Desenvolvimento Agrário (SEAD) — quer catalogar as iguarias que correm risco de sumir de vez. O projeto é o...
2017 - Slow Food

Blog article
Serbia taps FAO expertise in forestry

A high-level conference in Belgrade  marks the first stage in a recently-begun four-year commitment on the part of FAO. A project worth US$3.75 million, financed by the Global Environment Facility, or GEF, is directed towards the long-term sustainability of forest ecosystems in Serbia. Main components and expected results of the project...
2017 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Policy brief/paper
Forty years of natural hazards turning into food insecurity disasters in eastern Africa

Actions to enhance climate-related disaster risk reduction in food security and agriculture
For over 40 years, natural hazards (mainly droughts, floods and landslides) have affected millions of people in the eastern Africa sub-region. The impact of these hazards have been high, continue to rise in frequency and are mostly felt in the agriculture and food sectors. In some other countries of the...
Burundi - Djibouti - Ethiopia - Kenya - Rwanda - South Sudan - Uganda
2017 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Blog article
Com produção agroecológica, agricultor aumenta a biodiversidade na sua propriedade

A agricultura familiar e a produção sustentável
A palavra agroecologia está ganhando cada vez mais espaço na agricultura familiar. A saúde, a qualidade de vida e um produto mais valorizado têm incentivado os agricultores a deixarem produções convencionais e investirem na produção agroecológica. Mas os benefícios não param por aí. A produção livre de agrotóxico também ajuda...
2017 - Secretaria Especial de Agricultura Familiar e do Desenvolvimento Agrário (SEAD)

La pequeña agricultura familiar en el Perú

Una tipología microrregionalizada
Este estudio, realizado con apoyo del Centro de Investigación de la Universidad del Pacífico (CIUP), construye una tipología detallada de las unidades productivas agropecuarias, focalizada en la agricultura familiar. De este modo, busca proporcionar un mapeo de la actividad agropecuaria nacional, analizar la estructura productiva rural y establecer las bases...
2017 - Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO)

Blog article
Farming becoming riskier under climate change

Scientists the world over are working to predict how climate change will affect our planet. It is an extremely complex puzzle with many moving parts, but a few patterns have been consistent, including the prediction that farming as we know it will become more difficult. Scientists infer the impact on agriculture...

Newsletter article
WIF/Film: Moving pictures

All these aspects of women’s work in the fisheries were brought to life on film in the entries submitted for a video competition on ‘Women in Seafood’, that was announced recently, in preparation for the World Seafood Congress to be held in Iceland in 2017. The organizers hoped that this...

TBTI Symposium on European Small-Scale Fisheries and Global Linkages

The purpose of the symposium is to share and discuss issues affecting the sustainability of small-scale fisheries (SSF) in Europe and explore linkages to global SSF, especially through markets and stewardship efforts.
2017 - Too Big to Ignore

Blog article
Brasil é primeiro país a se comprometer com a Década da Nutrição

País assumiu metas determinadas pela ONU para melhorar os hábitos alimentares dos brasileiros
O Brasil é o primeiro país a assumir formalmente as metas para a Década de Ação em Nutrição da Organização das Nações Unidas (ONU), durante a Assembleia Mundial da Saúde, realizada pela Organização Mundial da Saúde (OMS), em Genebra (Suíça). As metas assumidas têm relação com obesidade e hábitos alimentares dos brasileiros. A...
2017 - Ministério da Saúde - Brasil

Blog article
Inspirational ideas: Future Farmers in the Spotlight

Future Farmers in the Spotlight is an initiative that aims to inspire and encourage the next generation of sustainable farmers. It shares inspiring stories about young farmers who have – despite the many difficulties – managed to set up farming initiatives which are innovative, viable and sustainable!
European Union (Member Organization)
2017 - Eip AGRI

Blog article
Moldova ready to apply Integrated Pest Management nationwide

For the past two years, FAO has been working with Moldova to develop a national programme on Integrated Pest Management, or IPM. With more than 6 000 small-scale farmers now trained in techniques for minimizing pesticide use, project results were presented here today at a final workshop. Entitled "Support for adaptation...
Republic of Moldova
2017 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO

WEBINAR: Impactful Innovations.

Lessons from Family Agriculture on Adaptation to Climate Change in Latin America and the Caribbean
Webinar: Impactful Innovations. Lessons from Family Agriculture on Adaptation to Climate Change in LAC and the Caribbean (OUT-24862) Date: Tuesday, January 31, 2017 Time: 3:00 pm (EST), Washington, DC Organizer: FONTAGRO Join WebEx meeting: https://iadb-knl.webex.com/iadb-knl/j.php?MTID=m09523c5dc929c02de56ac1712ccc3554 Join by phone1-650-479-3208 Call-in toll number (US/Canada)Access code: 732 810 943   To download the publication: https://publications.iadb.org/handle/11319/7802
United States of America

Newsletter article
Brazil: Building knowledge

The Women’s Worlds Congress was organized with the aim of providing a forum for global debate beyond the North-South perspective. Held from 31 July to 4 August 2017, in the Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC) at Florianópolis, Brazil, the Congress featured an interesting session on ‘Transformations, Connections, Displacements of...

Ecuador: recambios de la “Revolución Ciudadana” y continuidad conservadora

Informe País
Este es un análisis de coyuntura presentado en el marco de la 3ra Escuela Internacional de Posgrado y Campesina organizada por la Universidad de Costa Rica, La Red de Posgrado de CLACSO y el Grupo de  Trabajo: Estudios Críticos al Desarrollo.  
2017 - Grupo de Trabajo Estudios críticos del desarrollo rural del Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales

Intensification durable de la production du maïs chez les petits producteurs des départements de l’Alibori et du Borgou au Bénin

Intensification durable de la production du maïs chez les petits producteurs des départements de l’Alibori et du Borgou au Bénin Secteur d’intervention: Agriculture, Nutrition, Transformation agroalimentaire, Renforcement des Capacités Impact : amélioration durable de la sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle des populations du Borgou et de l’Alibori ainsi que leurs conditions...
2017 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
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