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The Resources section holds archived publications and multimedia materials related to family farming general issues.

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International Society for Participatory Mapping (ISPM)

The Society’s objectives are to encourage and support the development, experimentation, evaluation, and application of participatory mapping methods globally in order to foster interaction and research in this scientific field, and to coordinate with other organizations in the study of participatory processes, mapping, and quantitative analyses. The Society places a...
nd - International Society for Participatory Mapping (ISPM)

Newsletter
Romanian National Rural Development Network Newsletter - 2/2021

Romanian National Rural Development Network Newsletter - Topics include discussions on transition period call for projects; survey on LEADER impact on balanced development;19meeting of NRNs, EU and national news, and many many more
Romania
2021 - Romanian National Rural Development Network

Technical paper
Low-carbon dairy farm: reducing the climate impact of milk production in the mountains

The Low Carbon Dairy Farm consists of conducting an environmental and technico-economic diagnosis on each farm and identifying potential actions to improve its carbon footprint. The objective is to build a progression strategy in collaboration with the farmer, so that the action plan fits the realities of the farm and...
2021 - Euromontana: the European Association for Mountain Areas

Technical paper
Guidance on realizing real water savings with crop water productivity interventions

This technical document contains clear and practical guidelines on how to implement ‘real’ water savings in agriculture through interventions for enhancing crop water productivity. A distinction is made between real water savings and ‘apparent’ water savings. Apparent water savings record reductions in water withdrawals but do not account for changes...
2021 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO

Blog article
New router database connects EU member states' organic seed databases

 A long-awaited solution for seed suppliers, European organic farmers, and national authorities arrived. The new router database will increase the availability of seed of organic varieties and help increase the transparency of the European organic seed market. EU member states need to establish a national database listing all offered organic seed...
2021 - FIBL

Event
Workshop on improving the sustainability of intensive organic fruit orchards

On 16 March 2021, a digital workshop on the topic of sustainability of organic fruit orchards was held in the framework of the EU project DOMINO. Among other things, the results of trials conducted by FiBL Switzerland and six project partners over the past three years were presented. Organic fruit production...
2021 - Fibl

Newsletter
Resource Mobilization Monthly Overview January 2021

Highlights of the month   New approvals during the month of December preliminary closure (PC): USD 94 million.  Largest approved project in December PC: Monitoring land and water productivity by Remote Sensing (WaPOR phase 2) funded by the Government of the Netherlands for USD 19.9 million. The top 10 contributors (excluding multilateral funds) accounted for 67 percent of...
2021 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO

Fact sheet
Now is the time to restore our ecosystems!

Scientists say that these next ten years will count the most in the fight against climate change and biodiversity loss. 2021 marks the start of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, and this is our opportunity to turn the tide to prevent, halt and reverse degradation of ecosystems  Ecosystem restoration means repairing...
2021 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO

Journal article
Emerging responses to the COVID-19 crisis from family farming and the agroecology movement in Latin America – A rediscovery of food, farmers and collective action

In Latin America, the so-called informal sector associated with family farming and the agroecology movements were instrumental at coping with and adapting to the COVID-19 challenges. The objective of this communication is to characterise the initial responses that the family farming and the agroecology movements developed to overcome the threats and...
2021 - Agroecology, Environment and Systems Group, Instituto de Investigaciones Forestales y Agropecuarias de Bariloche (IFAB), INTA- CONICET

E-learning
Ciclo de seminarios sobre el uso de tecnologías digitales para la prestación de servicios ATER y mercadeo de productos de la agricultura familiar

Potenciar y escalar los cambios que se están acelerando como respuesta al COVID-19 requiere diseñar nuevos modelos institucionales, apoyados por múltiples actores, que puedan ser aplicados en forma descentralizada. En este sentido, el Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA), la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Agricultura...
2021 - Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Agricultura y la Alimentación (FAO)

Blog article
América Latina y el Caribe identificó sus prioridades de género para la Cumbre Mundial de Sistemas Alimentarios

Acceso a alimentos seguros y nutritivos; cambio en los patrones de consumo; producción positiva para la naturaleza; resiliencia ante situaciones adversas; medios de vida equitativos y redistribución del valor; estas fueron las cinco áreas prioritarias identificadas por América Latina y el Caribe para aplicar el enfoque de género y avanzar...
2021 - Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO)

Video
Interactive webinar on how to produce your own farm videos was organized by i2connect specialists

An interactive webinar on how to produce your own farm videos was organized by i2connect specialists – Thomas Alföldi from FiBL (Research Institute of Organic Agriculture) and Reinis Mellis&Līga Cimermane, EUFRAS to introduce all interested parties to the appropriate equipment, practical tools and guidelines that can be helpful to produce...
2021 - i2Connect

Report
FAO COVID-19 Response and Recovery Programme - Data for decision-making

The COVID-19 health crisis is having wide-reaching effects on all parts of society, including on food systems, livelihoods and food security. Timely and reliable information is essential to anticipate and mitigate its negative impacts, in particular, to identify those areas where the pandemic is generating new and unprecedented stress. Traditionally...
2021 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO

Event
Webinars on Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE) for COVID-19 prevention along the food supply chain

This webinar series is made possible by the support provided by the European Union, under the Partnership Programme contributing to the Global Network Against Food Crises, and the American People through the U.S. Agency for International Development. The contents of this webinar series are the sole responsibility of the speakers...
2021 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO

Report
Contributions of agroecology to a “new normal” in Asia and the Pacific

Besides the severe health crisis, the COVID-19 epidemic also caused the global economy to contract at a rate not seen since the Second World War and led to a severe increase of poor and food insecure people as well as a sharp projected decrease of production of agricultural goods in...
2021 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO

Video
Historias del Proyecto Agricultura Climáticamente Inteligente - Producción de cacao en Ecuador

Testimonios de beneficiarios y socios sobre la implementación del proyecto Agricultura Climáticamente Inteligente con Cacao bajo sombra en Ecuador. Saberes tradicionales, enfoque de política pública local y nacional y proyección a mercados internacionales de productos provenientes de un modelo de producción sostenible.
Ecuador
2021 - Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO)

Blog article
Inspirational ideas: Sustainable farming in French Guiana

Growing sustainable tropical crops in an outermost region  of the European Union: that’s what Julien Villard has been doing since 2016. He left his job as a civil engineer on the European mainland and became a farmer in French Guiana. He set up Villandia Farm, 3 hectares of land where...
French Guyana
2021 - Eip Agri, Agriculture & Innovation

Blog article
Inspirational ideas: Sustainable farming in French Guiana

Growing sustainable tropical crops in an outermost region  of the European Union: that’s what Julien Villard has been doing since 2016. He left his job as a civil engineer on the European mainland and became a farmer in French Guiana. He set up Villandia Farm, 3 hectares of land where...
French Guyana
2021 - Eip Agri, Agriculture & Innovation

Report
The World of Organic Agriculture 2021

Statistics and Emerging Trends
Organic agriculture is practised in 187 countries, and 72.3 million hectares ofagricultural land were managed organically by at least 3.1 million farmers. The global sales of organic food and drink reached more than 106 billion euros in 2019. The 22nd edition of The World of Organic Agriculture, published by the Research...
2021 - FiBL

Report
2021 COFI Declaration for Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture

The 2021 COFI Declaration for Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture aims to acknowledge the achievements of the fisheries and aquaculture in the past 25 years, and to gather collective momentum in tackling the challenges and opportunities to secure the long-term sustainability of the sector. We need to take action to ensure...
2021 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO
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