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Boris Fernández Arancibia , FFF Facilitor in Bolivia, explains how territorial management plan is a great tool to contribute to reduce poverty and increase food security. FFF support to the Association of Joint Working Groups on natural resources management, mainly coffee and Chiquitana nut (MINGA) has allowed for the piloting...
13 February 2017, Rome – More financial support to invest in plantations and in improved techniques for harvesting and processing are needed to increase the contribution of forests and trees to rural livelihoods in Southeast Asia, according to recent case studies published by FAO. The report, Forests and trees supporting rural livelihoods: Case...
Preserving culture and improving livelihoodsTelma Maria Rena Ramirez, a member of the Bonanza municipality of Mayangna Territory, belongs to a group of indigenous Mayangna women who work with the bark of the native tuno tree to make handicrafts, such as bags, folders and wallets. “This is a raw material that...
A Charcoal Association has been formed in Choma District in Southern province and tasked to be engaged in legal production of the commodity using sustainable methods. The Association has been formed after a two day workshop organised by the Food Agriculture Organisation (FAO), Zambia National Farmers Union (ZNFU) and the...
Women of reproductive age (WRA) are often nutritionally vulnerable because of the physiological demands of pregnancy and lactation. Requirements for most nutrients are higher for pregnant and lactating women than for adult men. The Minimum Dietary Diversity for WRA (MDD-W) 3 indicator defined and described in this document is a...
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