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MOUNTAIN AGRICULTURE - Opportunities for harnessing Zero Hunger in Asia

Why does mountain agriculture deserve special attention in a Zero Hunger context? Firstly, because hunger remains common in many mountainous areas. While on a global scale, food insecurity has tended to go down, mountain dwellers have fared worse than people living in plains. Secondly, because mountains cover a large part...
2019 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO

Conference/Meeting
The Global Launch of the United Nations Decade of Family Farming (2019-2028)

27-29 May, 2019
Provisional AgendaThe Global Launch of the United Nations Decade of Family Farming (2019-2028)27-29 May, 2019FAO headquarters in Rome, Italy
Italy
2019 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Report
La Cooperación Intra-MERCOSUR (2005-2015)

Análisis de siete sectores
Con el objetivo de identificar y caracterizar las distintas formas de cooperación entre los Estados Parte del MERCOSUR en la década 2005/2015, la Unidad Técnica de Cooperación Internacional (UTCI), realizó un estudio en el ámbito de siete sectores de trabajo: agricultura familiar, ciencia y tecnología, género, educación, integración productiva, medio...
2019 - Mercosur

Video
Produto do cerrado recebe homenagem internacional

O cerrado é um bioma de grande biodiversidade, apesar de ser considerado a maior savana do mundo. É do onde cerrado que Juliana, uma agricultora familiar e chef, tira o sustento. Os produtos do cerrado são ricos em nutrientes. Na gastronomia Juliana utiliza os frutos do cerrado. O bolo de banana...
Brazil
2019 - Tribuna Rural

Blog article
Why is family farming better for the environment?

Not only is family farming providing jobs and food in the world’s most food insecure areas such as Africa, Asia, Latin America or the Near East, they also provide a useful model for how agriculture can help redress environmental degradation.While smallholder family farms differ greatly across the regions, they play...
2019

Video
Cooperativas agropecuárias geram 200 mil empregos

No Brasil são quase mil cooperativas que juntas reunem mais de 14 milhões de cooperados, e empregam 425 mil  pessoas.  As cooperativas agropecuárias movimentam a economia, geram 200 mil empregos, tem mais de 1 milhão de associados. São mais de 1600 cooperativas agrícolas no país. Quase 50% do que é produzido...
Brazil
2019 - COOPERATIVAS AGROPECUÁRIAS GERAM 200 MIL EMPREGOS

Working paper
Characteristics of Smallholder Farm Households in Upper Egypt

Implications for nutrition-sensitive agricultural interventions
This paper characterizes smallholder farm households in Upper Egypt based on data from a comprehensive farm household survey. The results from the descriptive analysis in combination with findings from the global literature provide recommendations on how agricultural projects can be leveraged for improving nutrition. The importance of focusing on nutrition...
Egypt
2019 - IFPRI

Blog article
Letter from a Farm

Who grows the food we eat? Who sows the seeds, tends the soil, picks the fruits and harvests the carrots? At ARC, we want to put faces to our food. Agroecology is not one fixed way of doing agriculture, rather it is a philosophy, set of practices, and way of engaging...
European Union
2019 - ARC2020

Audio
Viva Maria: Mulheres rurais, em campanha, transformam indignação em poesia

Na certeza de que “Dias Melhores virão", frase que viralizou na internet ao longo das comemorações do 8 de março, Viva Maria hoje também compartilha algumas mensagens que recebeu através do WhatsApp. E em nome desse seu fazer poesia, fazer agricultura familiar, eu compartilho com a nossa audiência a alegria de...
Brazil
2019 - Secretaria de Agricultura Familiar e Cooperativismo

Conference/Meeting
JOIN THE EVENTS OF THE DECADE FOR FAMILY FARMING AT THE WORLD CLIMATE SUMMIT COP25

Family farming suffers first hand from climate change and is, in turn, one of the main keys to mitigation efforts.
More than 25,000 representatives from 200 countries (heads of States and Governments, environmental organizations, private sector, scientists, etc.) will meet in Madrid at the UN Climate Change Conference COP25 that will take place in the IFEMA space, from 2 to 13 December, to reach agreements and commitments between nations to combat the...
2019

Report
Resultados económicos de modelos productivos porcinos - Informe Nº 39. Octubre 2019

Este documento elaborado en el marco del Proyecto “Gestión productiva y económica de pequeños y medianos emprendimientos porcinos de Argentina y Uruguay vinculados al CIAP” presenta estimaciones sobre comportamientos de resultados económicos de modelos productivos y tiene como propósito aportar información que favorezca la inclusión de productores, mejore la calidad...
Argentina
2019 - Centro de Información de Actividades Porcinas (CIA)

Journal
Evidencias científicas sobre la producción ecológica

La Sociedad Española de Agricultura Ecológica/Agroecológica (SEAE) ha publicado el trabajo Evidencias científicas sobre la producción ecológica que trata de mostrar, a través de evidencias, los beneficios de este tipo de producción. Este documento es apoyado por más de cincuenta entidades del ámbito académico, ambientalista, empresarial y del asociacionismo del sector ecológico...
2019

Blog article
France, Agroecology & the Coming CAP Reform

Agroecology is much talked about, and practiced in many regions, but how does it relate to the word of policy-making? In some countries such as France, agroecology forms the basis of emerging agri-food policy – albeit in a contested and sometimes contradictory way.  Since the time of ecologically progressive Agriculture Minister...
European Union
2019 - ARC2020

Journal
Les batailles du consommer local en Afrique de l'Ouest

 En Afrique de l’Ouest, la forte croissance démographique et l’urbanisation rapide ont changé les caractéristiques démographiques de notre population : en 1961, 80 % des 70 millions d’ouest-africains étaient paysans ; en 2011, ils n’étaient plus que 56 % des 342 millions ; en 2050, ils pourraient n’être que 37...
2019 - CFSI

Video
Paysans et finance agricole au Niger

Ce film illustre une expérience pilote (2016-2018) de renforcement des compétences de 12 organisations paysannes du Niger en finance agricole afin d’améliorer leur accès au financement de leurs activités économiques.
Niger
2019 - SOS Faim luxembourg

Blog article
Georgian producers look to increase commercial nut production

Georgia boasts an ideal climate and ample water resources for growing almonds, walnuts, pistachios, and hazelnuts. Although hazelnut production is well-established in Georgia – it is one of the top global exporters of hazelnuts – the country remains a net importer of walnuts, pistachios, and almonds. Georgia needs to build...
Georgia
2019 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO

Blog article
Spanish Coalition “Por Otra PAC” is Born

Following the lead of French, German and Italian food and farming coalitions, this March saw the launch of Coalición Por Otra PAC, a chance for Spanish civil society to join forces to push for a truly sustainable CAP. 
Spain
2019 - ARC2020

Video
Marché à bétail autogérés

Le Réseau Billital Maroobé (RBM) a engagé un travail de capitalisation des acquis des éleveurs en matière d’organisation des marchés à bétail en Afrique de l’Ouest. Cette vidéo met en avant des enseignements tirés des formes d’organisation des marchés à bétail dans les différents pays. Si de nombreux efforts sont...
2019 - Réseau Billital Maroobé (RBM)

Video
4p1000 Initiative: Using Agriculture to Fight Climate Change

The 4p1000 Initiative is the ONLY climate agreement that puts AGRICULTURE at the center of how we deal with climate change. Watch the video to see how farmers on every continent are using healthy soil to create healthy people and a healthy environment.
2019 - Regeneration International

Blog article
Spanish Coalition “Por Otra PAC” is Born

Following the lead of French, German and Italian food and farming coalitions, this March saw the launch of Coalición Por Otra PAC, a chance for Spanish civil society to join forces to push for a truly sustainable CAP. 
Spain
2019 - ARC2020
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