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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

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...
Brazil
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...
Serbia
2017 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Conference/Meeting
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
2017 - FONTAGRO

Journal article
Importância do papel das populações tradicionais nas ações de conservação da agrobiodiversidade

No Brasil, assim como no restante do mundo, os bancos de germoplasma, unidades que armazenam recursos genéticos de plantas, não constituem instrumentos de conservação da agrobiodiversidade se não estiverem associados a outras ações de preservação que levem em conta o papel das populações tradicionais e os seus sistemas de cultivo. Os...
Brazil
2017 - Universidade de Campinas, Brasil

Newsletter article
Decreto cria Política Nacional de Recuperação de Florestas

O governo deu o primeiro passo rumo ao objetivo de restaurar e reflorestar 12 milhões de hectares de florestas até 2030, compromisso acertado nas negociações do Acordo de Paris, em 2015. Editou na semana passada o decreto 8972, que cria a Política Nacional de Recuperação da Vegetação Nativa, a Proveg....
Brazil
2017 - Ministério do Meio Ambiente (MMA), Brasil

Report
Gender assessment of dairy value chains

Evidence from Kenya
Well-designed dairy development programmes can improve the income and nutrition of poor households, as well as providing decent employment in milk processing and marketing. A review of evidence on the importance of livestock for women argued that despite two-thirds of the world's poor livestock keepers being women, little research has...
Kenya
2017 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Fact sheet
Meeting our goals: Key messages

FAO promotes a multidimensional approach to reducing rural poverty, focused on increasing women’s access to productive resources, decent employment and business opportunities, strengthening the capacity of rural institutions and services, and supporting measures to increase social protection coverage and effectiveness.
2017 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Journal article
Inpa vai implantar duas unidades para capacitar pequenos produtores rurais do Amazonas

A ideia do Inpa é ir além da pesquisa e disseminar o conhecimento científico com a comunidade
Com R$ 3 milhões da Finep, projeto do Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia prevê a capacitação de 1.000 piscicultores e produtores rurais de Manaus e do interior do estado. Os pequenos produtores de peixe terão a oportunidade de melhorar a capacidade técnica e dinamizar as criações. Já os plantios...
Brazil
2017 - Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia (Inpa)

Event
International Congress – Global Peasants’ Rights

The 'Global Peasants' Rights' congress sheds light on the situation of small scale farmers and the rural population around the world, draws public attention to the importance of peasants for sustainable local and regional production of food in agro ecological quality and emphasizes the need to protect their rights and...
2017 - Haus der Bauern” foundation

Report
Gender in agriculture and rural development

Agriculture is one of the most widespread activities in the world and has a crucial role in food production, environmental protection, landscape preservation, rural employment and food security. Agriculture is not uniform throughout, there are different elements. From a gender point of view, there are significant gaps between women and men....
European Union (Member Organization)
2017 - EIGE

Journal article
ETHIOPIAN DAIRY VALUE CHAINS

Quality upgrading in ethiopian dairy value chains: dovetailing upstream and downstream perspectives
In this article, we analyze opportunities and constraints for upgrading product quality in the dairy value chain in Ethiopia. Our analysis is based on an integrated understanding of supply chain performance both from producer and from consumer perspectives. We outline as main drivers for quality upgrading: (a) factors that influence...
Ethiopia
2017

Event
Lanzamiento Campaña Mujer Rural & ODS

La Campaña se enmarca en los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible (ODS) y se basa en las reflexiones de la Conferencia de la Mujer Rural en América Latina y el Caribe (Brasilia, 2014) y la XIII Conferencia Regional de la Mujer (Montevideo, 2016), así como en la experiencia de dos campañas...
2017 - Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y Agricultura (FAO)

Policy brief/paper
Bringing agro-ecological alternatives to light

A process of reflection & engagement in West Africa
Over the course of 2017, the International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-Food) will seek to support and stimulate an open reflection on the future of agricultural development in West Africa. While industrial agriculture and ‘Green Revolution’ approaches promise short-term increases in productivity, they are yet to provide...
2017 - International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-Food)

Report
2016 Near East and North Africa Regional Overview of Food Insecurity

Sustainable Agriculture Water Management is Key to Ending Hunger and to Climate Change Adaptation
The second edition of the Regional Overview of Food Insecurity in the Near East and North Africa 2016 coincides with the adoption of the sustainable development agenda and the seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the agreement on climate change reached at CCOP21 in Paris. The report, therefore, gives particular attention...
2017 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Report
Towards gender-equitable small-scale fisheries

Proceedings of the Expert Workshop on gender-equitable small-scale fisheries in the context of the implementation of the SSF Guidelines
The Expert Workshop on gender-equitable small-scale fisheries in the context of the implementation of the SSF Guidelines was held on 28-30 November 2016 in FAO Headquarters in Rome, Italy. In keeping with the need expressed by various stakeholders during capacity development on the SSF Guidelines, it was considered important to...
2017 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Blog article
Sead destinou R$ 60 milhões para 3,5 mil projetos de agroflorestas em 2016

O Programa Nacional de Fortalecimento da Agricultura Familiar na modalidade Floresta (Pronaf Floresta) é um dos principais meios de financiamento para o produtor que quer investir em sistemas agroflorestais. Na safra 2015/2016, cerca de 3,5 mil agricultores familiares contrataram R$ 60 milhões pela linha Pronaf Floresta em todo o país.  Voltado à...
Brazil
2017 - Secretaria Especial de Agricultura Familiar e do Desenvolvimento Agrário (SEAD)

Book
Meeting our goals. FAO’s programme for gender equality in agriculture and rural development

The purpose of this publication is to illustrate how the consistent and sustained work of the Organization on gender equality contributes to addressing the challenges facing food security, agriculture and rural development. Each chapter highlights the relevance of gender equality and women’s empowerment to achieving FAO’s strategic Programme, and describes...
2017 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Report
Mapping and analysis of the implementation of the CAP

The study “Mapping and analysis of the implementation of the CAP” has three main objectives: (1) to map the implementation of the CAP by the 28 Member States, focusing on their implementation choices, the motivation for these choices and the importance attached to the three CAP general objectives; (2) to...
European Union (Member Organization)
2017 - European Commission - Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development

Video
Desburocratizar a regularização fundiária no País

Mais de 1 milhão de famílias vivem em 9.332 assentamentos espalhados pelo Brasil. Cerca de 85%, no entanto, ainda não têm o título da terra. O secretário Especial de Agricultura Familiar e do Desenvolvimento Agrário, José Ricardo Roseno, explica que a falta da documentação dificulta o acesso dos agricultores às...
Brazil
2017 - Secretaria Especial de Agricultura Familiar e do Desenvolvimento Agrário (SEAD)
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