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Compras públicas de la agricultura familiar en Paraguay

Propiciando puentes entre la demanda pública y la oferta de la agricultura familiar
La presente Cartilla ilustrada sobre Compras Públicas de la Agricultura Familiar (CPAF) compila información básica para el uso y promoción de esta herramienta en un solo documento. Cómo funcionan las Compras Públicas de la Agricultura Familiar, cuáles son sus normativas, cuáles los roles de los actores protagónicos que intervienen en...
Paraguay
2018 - Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO)

Newsletter article
Optimising irrigation in Spanish greenhouses

Sensors and irrigation control systems are a growing solution to manage water use in horticulture. These are proving to be particularly effective in Almería, Spain where you can find one of the largest concentrations of greenhouses in the world. In this arid area on the south coast, water is a...
Spain
2018 - EIP Agri

Video
La historia de Marcela, agricultora chilena

Fundación Microfinanzas BBVA, en el marco de la campaña regional #MujeresRurales, #MujeresconDerechos nos presenta #HistoriasqueEmpoderan.  Este video es de Marcela quien se dedica a la agricultura ecológica, que solo representa el 0,1% de la producción agrícola chilena. Con el apoyo de la Fundación Microfinanzas BBVA ha podido progresar y darles un...
Chile
2018 - Fundación Microfinanzas BBVA

Book
Diagnóstico participativo de comunicación para el desarrollo con jóvenes rurales de Guatemala

El diagnóstico participativo de comunicación cuyos resultados se presentan en este informe, se realizó en el mes de marzo 2017 en el departamento de San Marcos y permitió investigar las percepciones, necesidades y prácticas comunicacionales de la población joven rural, un segmento raramente considerado en los estudios de sector. Además...
Guatemala
2018 - Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO)

Project
Art as a leverage of local development in a mountain area

In order to revive a remote mountainous area with harsh conditions and stimulate economic activity, a LEADER funded project facilitated the creation of a new touristic offer. This new offer was based on artwork inspired by the surrounding landscape, accompanied with an integrated package of activities, such as the organisation...
France
2018 - European Network for Rural Development

Book
Mercado de los Productos Forestales en Honduras

Oferta, demanda, barreras y plan para incrementar el uso de madera legal
Honduras está negociando un Acuerdo de Asociación Voluntaria (AVA) con la Unión Europea para emitir licencias FLEGT. Para producir una mejora en la gobernanza y trazabilidad forestal es necesario que particularmente los tomadores de decisión de los diversos sectores de la cadena forestal logren un mejor conocimiento del sistema de...
Honduras
2018 - Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (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)

Blog article
Science diplomacy can improve regional peace while fighting animal disease

Cooperation on scientific issues related to animal diseases is one path towards increased regional peace. Happy, healthy societies with reliable and nourishing sources of food are less likely to turn towards crime or extremism, and ensuring stable livelihoods for smallholder farmers stabilizes a society by providing them with decent work...
2018 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO

Video
La historia de Adelaida Morán, desde una aldea panameña

Fundación Microfinanzas BBVA, en el marco de la campaña regional #MujeresRurales, #MujeresconDerechos nos presenta #HistoriasqueEmpoderan.  Este video cuenta la historia de Adelaida Morán, quien narra su relato desde su comunidad de Capira, Panamá. Encontrará más historias como ésta en el canal: #MujeresRurales, Mujeres con derechos 
Panama
2018 - Fundación Microfinanzas BBVA

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

Blog article
Indonesian Smallholder farmers contribute trillion of rupiahs to investment in food

ice is Indonesia’s main food, and it is important to consider the role of small scale farmers and women in the production of rice and other food. Small farmers and women have contributed immensely to meet the nutritional needs of the Indonesian population. According to national statistics, 73 millions tonnes...
Indonesia
2018 - The Medium Term Cooperation Programme with Farmers’ Organisations in Asia and the Pacific,

Video
La historia de Luz Dary, desde el campo colombiano

Fundación Microfinanzas BBVA, en el marco de la campaña regional #MujeresRurales, #MujeresconDerechos nos presenta #HistoriasqueEmpoderan.  Luz tiene 46 años, casi tantos como el conflicto armado en Colombia. Vive en el Cauca desde hace tiempo: antes, zona guerrillera; hoy, priorizada por el Gobierno en la transición de paz. Gracias a su negocio...
Colombia
2018 - Fundación Microfinanzas BBVA

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)

Event
FAO Malawi to Conduct 3 FFS Master Trainers’ Courses

FAO Malawi is set to kick-off three Farmer Field School (FFS) master trainer’s courses that will run from 8 October 2018 to 28 February 2019. These courses aim to impart knowledge and skills to 90 government and non-governmental organization (NGO) extension workers, training them as master trainers on FFS methodology....
Malawi
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

Event
Inclusive Agricultural Value Chain for Coffee

Coffee farmers from various organisations in Southeast Asia gathered in Yogyakarta, Indonesia on 19-21 July 2017 to showcase their produce, share their experiences in farming, and to exchange knowledge to improve the marketing of their products for the ASEAN Learning Series and Policy Engagement on Agricultural Cooperative (ALSPEAC). The coffee farmers...
Indonesia
2018 - ALSPEAC
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