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Workshop on Problems and Prospects for Developing Artisanal Fish Trade in West Africa: Report, Centre Social, Derklé, Dakar, Senegal, 30 May to 1 June 2001

A long-standing demand of the women of fishing communities in the region has been towards enhancing regional fish trade. It is against this background that the Workshop on Problems and Prospects for Developing  Artisanal Fish Trade in West Africa was organized from 30 May to 1 June 2001,  followed by...
Gaza Strip

Article de revue spécialisée
Changes in African Smallholder Agriculture in the Twentieth Century and the Challenges of the Twenty-First

The first half of the twentieth century witnessed profound changes in smallholder agriculture in many parts of Africa. There was a rapid spread of exotic staple food crops such as maize, cassava and sweet potatoes. In many cases the adoption of these crops led to increases in productivity as they...

Article de revue spécialisée
Strategic Perspectives - Positioning African Agriculture for Food for the First Decade of the Twenty-First Century

The paper traces the historical emergence of subsistence farming as stemming from the colonial period when a more commercial agriculture was replaced by an export-oriented agricultural trade in introduced crops, such as coffee and tea, whose production and marketing was restricted to colonial farmers. The paper goes on to lay...
2001 - Research and Development Forum for Science-Led Development in Africa (RANDFORUM)

Étude de cas
Sembrando esperanzas caña guadua

Este documento busca despertar el interés sobre una especie cuyas bondades son aún poco aprovechadas en el país, así como compartir la puesta en marcha de una experiencia que ha tratado de conjugar, con bastante éxito, el difícil y complejo reto de la conservación y el desarrollo.
2001 - Programa de Pequeñas Donaciones

Document technique
Turkmenistan - An Assessment of Leasehold-Based Farm Restructuring

The Government of Turkmenistan has chosen a unique approach to land reform and farm restructuring unlike the procedures and mechanisms adopted by other former Soviet republics. The collective land holdings are divided into plots that are leased to families while retaining the overall collective structure and state ownership of all...
2001 - The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development/THE WORLD BANK

Site web
Cooperativas de las Américas (Región de la Alianza Cooperativa Internacional)

Cooperativas de las Américas (antes ACI-Américas) es la representación regional de la Alianza para el continente americano. La Oficina Regional de las Américas se estableció en 1990 en San José, Costa Rica. Su objetivo primordial es "promover el reposicionamiento del modelo cooperativo en el nuevo entorno económico, político, social y...
2001 - Cooperativas de las Américas (Región de la Alianza Cooperativa Internacional)

A Share in the Harvest

This study explores the potential of Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) for farm diversification and community development. We define CSA as: A partnership between farmers and consumers where the responsibilities and rewards of farming are shared. The study investigates a range of CSA initiatives from around the world and concentrates on...
2001 - Soil Association

Article de revue
¿La hora de las comunidades?

A pesar del tiempo transcurrido desde la primera declaración constitucional de protección del Estado a las tierras comunales, el tema dista mucho de estar resuelto.
2001 - Centro Peruano de Estudios Sociales (CEPES)

Article de revue
Gobernabilidad para el desarrollo rural

Gobernabilidad para el desarrollo rural es gobierno democrático de los sectores rurales y a favor de la población rural. Es que agricultores y gobierno establezcan un diálogo y lo institucionalicen, y que las políticas agrarias beneficien a la mayoría de agricultores y campesinos
2001 - Centro Peruano de Estudios Sociales (CEPES)

Article de revue
Plan de acción para las comunidades nativas

Comenta las discrepancias entre los planteamientos del Comité Especial Multisectorial para las Comunidades Nativas, y los planteamientos del Ministerio de Energía y Minas y las empresas mineras respecto al tema de la propiedad de las tierras comunales y las concesiones mineras
2001 - Centro Peruano de Estudios Sociales (CEPES)

Article de revue
Comunidad campesina: Su importancia para el país

La anunciada creación de un Consejo Nacional de Comunidades Campesinas despertó la justificada expectativa de que por fin se atenderá con seriedad las postergadas aspiraciones de progreso de estas históricas instituciones que, asentadas mayormente en la sierra y selva, cobijan a cerca del 40% de la población rural del Perú....
2001 - Centro Peruano de Estudios Sociales (CEPES)

Article de revue
El reto de las cadenas productivas

En el objetivo de intentar romper los cuellos de botella que le quitan rentabilidad a la pequeña producción, el Ministerio de Agricultura se ha propuesto vincular a los agricultores en cadenas productivas. El primer requisito es la organización de los productores.
2001 - Centro Peruano de Estudios Sociales (CEPES)

Fiche d'information
Fertiliser efficiency - horticulture in open field

The EIP-AGRI Focus Group on Fertiliser efficiency - horticulture in open field brought together 20 experts to find answers to this question. The final report, published in July 2016, contains a set of innovative fertilisation approaches, ideas for Operational Groups, needs from practice, recommendations for farmers and advisers and links...
European Union
2001 - European Commission

Smoke in the Water: Problems and Prospects for Developing Artisanal Fish Trade in West Africa

This video provides an overview of the issues involved, and highlights many of the concerns of the actors in the sector. It also reports briefly on the workshop on Problems and Prospects for Developing Artisanal Fish Trade in West Africa and the West African Fair for Artisanally Processed Fish held...
2001 - The International Collective in Support of Fish workers (ICSF)

Article de revue spécialisée
Integrated agroecological systems as a way forward for Cuban agriculture

A three-year experiment was carried out to study different agro-ecological livestock:crop systems under different soils and climates, without irrigation and using on-farm resources for animal and plant nutrition. Five farms, four in the process of conversion and the fifth with twelve years of establishment were studied. Eight sustainability indicators (reforestation,...
2001 - Pastures and Forage Research Institute (IIPF)

Zero tillage development in tropical Brazil

The story of a succesful NGO activity
Zero Tillage is the main element among several that make up what FAO terms Conservation Agriculture (CA). Although CA uses some specific practices, and may also use external inputs, it is in essence an agricultural concept that conserves and enhances soil fertility, improves the availability of soil moisture, and increases...
2001 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Étude de cas
Conservation Agriculture

Case studies in Latin America and Africa
The document is based on testimonies and experiences of farmers and extensionists in Latin America and Africa. The cases demonstrate the need for policy environments, institutions, and practices to be integrated to meet the demand for food, to reduce poverty, and to utilise resources in an environmentally, socially, and financially sustainable...
Brazil - Costa Rica - El Salvador - Honduras - Kenya
2001 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Farming systems and poverty

Improving farmers’ livelihoods in a changing world
An estimated 500 million small farmers – men and women – produce most of the developing world’s food. Yet their families suffer more hunger than even the urban poor, have higher rates of poverty and enjoy less access to basic social services. Meeting international commitments to halve hunger and poverty...

Smallholder irrigation technology

Prospects for sub-Saharan Africa
This report is a review of irrigation technologies for smallholders in the context of improving rural livelihoods, especially in regard to the prospects for sub-Saharan Africa. The role of traditional technologies is evaluated and modern water distribution technologies, such as sprinkler and trickle irrigation, are reviewed. Low-cost irrigation systems, including...
2001 - Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO)

Article de revue
Agricultura familiar y desarrollo territorial

El modelo de crecimiento urbano que Brasil está experimentando en los últimos quince años podría constituir un momento positivo para reactivar su sector rural. Las políticas dirigidas al fortalecimiento y a la creación de nuevas unidades familiares en el sector rural tendrán tanto más éxito cuanto más importantes sean las...
2000 - Reforma Agraria
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