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مشروع تطوير سلسلة القيمة للتمور في مصر

الآفات التي تصيب التمور في المخازن ومكافحتها
يهدف هذا الكتيب إلى رفع مستوى الوعي لدى المزارعين والعاملين في مجال الإرشاد حول أحد الافات الهامة التي تصيب ثمار وأشجار نخيل البلح في مصر. حيث يوضح كيفية التعرف عليها وكشفها وكيفية مكافحتها وذلك من أجل حماية ثمار وأشجار النخيل من ضرر تلك الأفات. وتظهر الصور مختلف الحفارات والأضرار التي...
Egypt
2918 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Website
Plataforma del agua. Conocimientos para su gestión estratégica en Argentina

La plataforma brinda datos e indicadores estadísticos que fijan criterios de selección de zonas de intervención sobre acceso a agua y saneamiento en función de niveles de pobreza y otros factores. Asimismo, presenta estudios sobre las políticas y normativas provinciales de aguapara conocer cuáles son las competencias preexistentes, y cómo es posible intervenir...
Argentina
2018 - Programa SEDCERO

Policy brief/paper
FAO’s response in Yemen

FAO’s 2018 activities and achievements In collaboration with the World Bank and the European Union, FAO’s comprehensive resilience building approach focuses on recovery and development, while meeting the humanitarian needs of more than 2 million resource-poor host and displaced populations across 16 governorates.
Yemen
2018 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Project
Renovating a dairy cowshed in Estonia

A young female farmer decided to expand her farm in order for it to be able to accommodate the increasing production needs. Thanks to RDP support she was able to renovate the cowshed by installing a new feeding system and more milking places, along with a more efficient manure processing...
Estonia
2018 - European Network for Rural Development

Event
FAO Regional Conference for the Near East (NERC)

FAO Regional Conferences are an official forum where Ministers of agriculture and senior officials of Member Countries from the same geographic region meet to elaborate on  regional challenges and priority matters related to food and agriculture. Main role of the Conferences is to promote regional coherence on global policies and...
2018 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Newsletter
Yemaya - ICSF’s Newsletter on Gender and Fisheries

Women in fish processing and trade in many parts of the world are increasingly getting organised and networked to build capacity and entrepreneurial capabilities. The current issue brings together many such examples: from the Caribbean, of women fishers’ organisations working towards networking, representation and capacity building; from Africa, of women...
2018 - The International Collective in Support of Fishworkers ISCSF

Newsletter article
FAO calls to respect indigenous peoples’ collective rights to lands, territories and natural resources

From 16-27 April 2018, the Seventeenth Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues is taking place under the theme: “Indigenous peoples’ collective rights to lands, territories and resources”. As this theme directly links to FAO’s mandate, FAO Director-General, José Graziano da Silva, delivered a video-message in which he stressed the need...
2018 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Project
Cash for work in Iraq

Funded by the Belgian Government, FAO launched in 2016 a CFW programme to rehabilitate land and agricultural infrastructure for 12 000 conflict-affected people in 30 villages in Kirkuk, Anbar, Salah Al Din and Ninewa governorates. In addition to benefit local farmers by enabling them to restart or expand farming activities...
Iraq
2018 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Project
Andalusian Shepherd School 2017

Shepherds contribute to the socioeconomic and environmental development of rural areas. The project provided the necessary training to those who wish to find a professional path in pastoralism. The modular courses give students all the necessary knowledge on the traditional extensive cattle and shepherd activities while incorporating the tools and innovations...
2018 - European network for Rural Development

Technical paper
e-Agriculture Promising Practice

aWhere’s agronomic and weather based tips for smallholder farmers
aWhere delivers agricultural intelligence to farmers, farm managers, crop consultants and researchers all over the world. The company aims at making agronomic and weather data available to farmers through intermediaries such as research centers, governments, information companies, mobile network operators and non profit organizations which can integrate the data into...
Ghana - Kenya - Uganda
2018 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Newsletter
TBTI Digest, January 2018

The Too Big to Ignore (TBTI) Digest contains all of the project's recent activities and outputs.
2018 - Too Big To Ignore - Global Partnership for Small-Scale Fisheries

Video
Smart villages

‘Smart villages’ is about rural people who take the initiative to find practical solutions – both to the downsides and to the exciting new opportunities arising locally.
2018 - European Network for Rural Development

Book
Regional Strategy for Disaster Risk Management in the Agriculture Sector and Food and Nutrition Security in Latin America and the Caribbean (2018 - 2030)

This Strategy is conceived as a regional instrument that seeks to contribute from a sectoral perspective to the implementation of the FNS-CELAC Plan, the Regional Action Plan for the Implementation of the Sendai Framework and the corresponding instruments and efforts carried out at a sub-regional level in the framework of...
2018 - Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC)

Blog article
FAO, EU see prospects for a strong digital agriculture

The digital revolution, with its avalanche of information and communication technology tools, is penetrating all spheres of life, and agriculture is no exception. Experts of e-agriculture, as it is called, are discussing the topic at an international event this week in Sofia, Bulgaria, together with representatives of governments, civil society...
2018 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO

Blog article
FAO promotes horticulture in Kyrgyzstan for increased farm productivity

Kyrgyzstan has all the ingredients needed to be a leader in the production of high quality fruit and vegetables – its unique soil and climate create a perfect environment for horticulture. That’s why the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Industry and Melioration of the Kyrgyz Republic, with the technical and consultative support...
Kyrgyzstan
2018 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO

Article
Farmers from the Association of Private Farming of the Czech Republic open thier doors to the public regularly

Farmers feast of the family farmers in the Czech Republic are organized a few times during a year
Open farm days are taking place a few time per year thanks to the members of Association of Private Farming of the Czech Republic. These farmers open their farms to vide public  with on-farm activities  - like a farm schools , cooking workshops , horse riding etc. which provide closer...
Czechia
2018 - ASSOCIATION OF PRIVATE FARMING OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC

Conference paper
Results and Priorities for FAO in the Near East and North Africa Region

During 2014–2017, FAO assisted countries in the Near East and North Africa (NENA) region to achieve results in the context of agreed priorities and FAO's Strategic Framework and Medium Term Plan (MTP). FAO's strategic direction is maintained in the approved MTP 2018–2021 and the Programme of Work and Budget (PWB)...
2018 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Book
Directrices voluntarias para lograr la sostenibilidad de la pesca en pequeña escala en el contexto de la seguridad alimentaria y la erradicación de la pobreza

Las presentes Directrices voluntarias para lograr la sostenibilidad de la pesca en pequeña escala en el contexto de la seguridad alimentaria y la erradicación de la pobreza se han elaborado como complemento del Código de Conducta de la FAO para la Pesca Responsable (en adelante, el Código) de 1995. Se...
2018 - Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO)

Technical paper
The impact of markets and policy on incentives for rice production in Rwanda

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper 18-02
The prioritization of rice as a strategic food and cash crop in Rwanda has paid dividends, with production increasing by one-third during 2010–2015. However, production expansion has failed to keep pace with growing consumption demand. In 2015, around 30 percent of national consumption was met by imported long grain rice....
Rwanda
2018 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Blog article
Kyrgyzstan makes gains towards profitable aquaculture sector

As a landlocked country infused with rivers, springs and freshwater lakes, including the world’s second-largest high-mountain lake, Issyk-Kul, the Kyrgyz Republic has an abundance of freshwater resources for aquaculture. Having realized this, the country has been making its path, with the help of FAO, to develop this to a full-scale...
Kyrgyzstan
2018 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO
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