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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)

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.
Fiji
2017

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

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...
Brazil
2017 - Secretaria Especial de Agricultura Familiar e do Desenvolvimento Agrário (SEAD)

Book
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...
Peru
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...
2017

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...
2017

Event
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.
Spain
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...
Brazil
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

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

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...
Brazil
2017

Project
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...
Benin
2017 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Blog article
ICBA partners with Gates Foundation and Islamic Development Bank to pilot pioneering leadership program for Arab women scientists

The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) has joined forces with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) to pilot a novel leadership program for Arab women scientists in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.This pilot training course represents a significant milestone  to support Arab women scientists to become...
2017 - International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA)

Newsletter article
A diversificação da produção e os benefícios econômicos

Agricultores familiares têm investido no cultivo de produtos variados.
Legumes, arroz, feijão, leite. Uma variedade de produtos que podem ser a garantia de renda para o agricultor familiar. A diversificação é uma forma de se precaver de prejuízos causados por pragas, mudanças climáticas e queda de preços. Para garantir a renda e ficar menos vulneráveis aos imprevistos, agricultores familiares...
Brazil
2017 - Secretaria Especial de Agricultura Familiar e do Desenvolvimento Agrário (SEAD)

Report
Report of the Round Table of Women in Small-scale Fisheries in Goa, 19 February 2017, Panaji, Goa. Organized by International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (ICSF) Trust with Saad Aangan

The round table was organized by Saad Aangan, a Goa-based gender resource group, in collaboration with the International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (Trust) and was attended by thirty-four participants, all (except one fish farmer) women. The workshop was conducted in Konkani, the language of Goa. The programme commenced with...
India
2017 - Saad Aangan

Case study
Research for Agri Committee – Structural Change in EU Farming: How can the CAP Support a 21st Century European Model of Agriculture?

A recent publication by the European Parliament’s Think Tank examines structural change in EU farming, seeking to answer the question “How can the CAP support a 21st century European model of agriculture?”. The study explores farm structural change separately in Western and in Central and Eastern Europe, and goes on to...
European Union (Member Organization)
2017 - European Parliament
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