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Los jóvenes y la agricultura

Desafíos clave y soluciones concretas
Esta publicación proporciona ejemplos de la vida real sobre cómo involucrar nuevamente a los jóvenes en la agricultura. El documento muestra cómo programas educativos personalizados pueden proveer a los jóvenes rurales las habilidades y el conocimiento necesarios para involucrarse en la agricultura y adoptar métodos de producción amigables con el...
Bahamas - Bangladesh - Brazil - Burkina Faso - Canada - China - Colombia - Ethiopia - France - Ghana - Grenada - Kenya - Madagascar - Mexico - Pakistan - Philippines - Republic of Moldova - Rwanda - Togo - Uganda - United States of America - Zambia

Documento/nota de orientación
Thriving in diversity: smallholders organising for climate resilience

With their ability to mobilise 1.5 billion smallholder producers, forest and farm producer organisations (FFPOs) can help drive a paradigm shift away from large-scale monocultural systems, which are vulnerable to climate change and highly inequitable. FFPO businesses embody greater diversity and equity, pursuing market opportunities for a diverse basket of...
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) - Ecuador - Ghana - Guatemala - Kenya - Madagascar - Nepal - Netherlands - Togo - Viet Nam - Zambia
2019 - International Institute for Environment and Development

Documento técnico
e-Agriculture Promising Practice

aWhere’s agronomic and weather based tips for smallholder farmers
aWhere delivers agricultural intelligence to farmers, farm managers, crop consultants and researchers all over the world. The company aims at making agronomic and weather data available to farmers through intermediaries such as research centers, governments, information companies, mobile network operators and non profit organizations which can integrate the data into...
Ghana - Kenya - Uganda
2018 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Agricultural transformation and food and nutrition security in Ghana: Does farm production diversity (still) matter for household dietary diversity?

Africa south of the Sahara experienced an acceleration of economic growth in recent years that was accompanied by structural changes in national economies. Some African countries, such as Ghana, managed to utilize rapid growth for poverty reduction and improving food and nutrition security. Transformation of agriculture appears to have played...
2018 - Elsevier

National gender profile of agriculture and rural livelihoods - Ghana

Country Gender Assessment Report
This Country gender profile of the agricultural and rural sectors in Ghana analyses gender-related disparities in access to: credit and financial services; technologies and innovations; extension and information services; ownership and control of land and farm enterprises; the effect of climate change on farming activities; and social protection to strengthen the...
2018 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Lessons learned on the sustainability and replicability of Integrated Food-Energy Systems in Ghana and Mozambique

Given the global relevance of Integrated Food-Energy Systems (IFES), FAO has developed the IFES Analytical Framework; which gives guidance on how to select and assess indicators of IFES sustainability. The Analytical Framework (AF) includes a set of criteria, indicators and measures to help screen IFES projects. The first part of...
Ghana - Mozambique
2018 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Smallholders data-portrait

The updated dataset on Small Family Farms across the world
The Smallholder Farmers’ Dataportrait of the ESA Small Family Farms Team is a comprehensive, systematic and standardized data set on the profile of smallholder farmers, bringing out the characteristics of family farms across the world. It is designed in such a way that differences between countries and regions can be...
Albania - Bangladesh - Bolivia (Plurinational State of) - Cambodia - Ethiopia - Ghana - Guatemala - Indonesia - Kenya - Malawi - Nepal - Nicaragua - Niger - Nigeria - Panama - Tajikistan - Uganda - United Republic of Tanzania - Viet Nam
2018 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO

The household- and individual-level economic impacts of cash transfer programmes in Sub-Saharan Africa

Synthesis report
This report synthesizes the analysis and findings of a set of seven country impact evaluation studies that explore the impact of cash transfer programmes on household economic decision-making, productive activities and labour allocation in sub-Saharan Africa. The seven countries are Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Results from...
Ethiopia - Ghana - Kenya - Lesotho - Malawi - Zambia - Zimbabwe
2017 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Trip for exchange experience of Ghanians fish operators in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

Trip for exchange experience of Ghanians fish operators in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire
Côte d'Ivoire - Ghana
2017 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Ending poverty and hunger by investment in agriculture and rural areas

While there has been an unprecedented achievement in poverty reduction in the last three decades, eradicating extreme poverty and halving poverty by 2030 are still two of our greatest challenges. Today, about 767 million people continue to live in extreme poverty. Roughly, two thirds of the extreme poor live in...
Bangladesh - Chad - Ghana - Guatemala - Malawi - Mali - South Africa - Tajikistan - United Republic of Tanzania - Viet Nam
2017 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Agroecology: The Bold Future of Farming in Africa

Agroecology is deeply rooted in the ecological rationale of traditional small-scale agriculture, representing long established examples of successful agricultural systems characterized by a tremendous diversity of domesticated crop and animal species maintained and enhanced by ingenuous soil, water and biodiversity management regimes, nourished by complex traditional knowledge systems. Such complex...
Burkina Faso - Ethiopia - Ghana - Kenya - Malawi - Togo - Uganda - United Republic of Tanzania - Zimbabwe
2017 - Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA)

Big roles, little powers

The reality of women in agriculture in ECOWAS region
The agricultural sector is one of the main contributors to economic growth and sustainable development in ECOWAS member countries. Women are driving forces for agricultural development, food security and nutrition in the region. They represent an important percentage of the agricultural labour force. They are the frontline nutrition care givers...
Ghana - Mali - Niger - Nigeria - Togo
2017 - Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)

Documento técnico
Social and economic performance of tilapia farming in Africa

World tilapia aquaculture production grew 12 percent annually, from less than a half million tonnes in the early 1990s to over 5 million tonnes in the mid-2010s. Africa accounted for 20 percent of the growth. Yet most of the contribution came from Egypt, whereas in the mid-2010s countries in sub-Saharan...
Egypt - Ghana - Kenya - Nigeria - Uganda
2017 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Hoja informativa
Amélioration de l’emballage alimentaire pour les petites et moyennes entreprises agroalimentaires en Afrique subsaharienne

Cette fiche du Projet Amélioration de l'emballage alimentaire pour les petites et moyennes entreprises agroalimentaires en Afrique Subsaharienne MTF/RAF/299/IMA descriptive présente les réalisations prévues, les objectifs, les partenaires de mise en oeuvre, les résultats et impacts attendus.
Cameroon - Côte d'Ivoire - Ghana - Kenya - Nigeria - United Republic of Tanzania - Zambia
2017 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Documento/nota de orientación
The economic case for the expansion of social protection programmes

Social protection is increasingly recognized as a critical strategy for poverty reduction and inclusive growth. Both, the 2030 Agenda, as well as Agenda for Humanity, stress the critical role social protection can play in the fight against poverty and exclusion, but also as a component of resilience building. However, more...
Ethiopia - Ghana - Kenya - Lesotho - Malawi - Zambia - Zimbabwe
2017 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

The first West African meeting of local and solidarity-based agro-ecological partnerships between producers and consumers held in Kpalimé (Togo)

We are women and men, farmers, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) activists, agronomists, agro-ecologists, agro-ecology trainers, Food Sovereignty activists, Civil Society actors from 7 different countries in West Africa. We come from Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Senegal and Togo. Over and above the current extraordinary social and economic...
Benin - Burkina Faso - Côte d'Ivoire - Ghana - Mali - Senegal - Togo
2017 - URGENCI

L'agriculture Ouest-Africaine et le changement climatique

Cet ouvrage qui est le premier d’une trilogie de la série changement climatique en Afrique de l’IFPRI et intitulé L’Agriculture ouest-africaine et le changement climatique: une analyse Exhaustive, examine la façon dont le changement climatique nuira à la sécurité alimentaire dans 11 des pays d’Afrique de l’Ouest, à savoir le...
Benin - Burkina Faso - Côte d'Ivoire - Ghana - Liberia - Niger - Nigeria - Senegal - Sierra Leone - Togo
2017 - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Artículo de revista especializada
Ghana: Child labour, no child’s play

Worldwide, the figures on child labour are worrying. According to estimates from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the International Labour Organization (ILO), there are about 215 mn ‘child workers’, many of whom work full-time, and close to 170 mn are ‘trapped’ in activities considered...

Summary and findings of the first OFF/ROPPA Report

First report of the Regional Observatory of ROPPA (OFF/ROPPA) Family Farms
The first report of the REGIONAL OBSERVATORY OF ROPPA (OFF/ROPPA) FAMILY FARMS deals with four questions that delivers successively (i) a farmer reading of the behavior of the West African family farms during the last two farming seasons; (ii) a status of the proximity support and extension from which these...
Benin - Burkina Faso - Côte d'Ivoire - Gambia - Ghana - Guinea - Guinea-Bissau - Liberia - Mali - Niger - Senegal - Sierra Leone - Togo
2017 - Réseau des Organisations Paysannes et des Producteurs de l'Afrique de l'Ouest (ROPPA)

Documento/nota de orientación
Briefing Note on FAO Actions on Fall Armyworm in Africa

Fall Armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda), FAW, is an insect native to tropical and subtropical regions of the Americas. Its larval stage (photo) feeds on more than 80 plant species, including maize, rice, sorghum, millet, sugarcane, vegetable crops and cotton. FAW can cause significant yield losses if not well managed. It can...
Benin - Burundi - Cabo Verde - Cameroon - Ethiopia - Ghana - Kenya - Niger - Nigeria - Rwanda - Sao Tome and Principe - Togo - Uganda - Zimbabwe
2017 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
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