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Enhancing synergies between gender equality and biodiversity, climate, and land degradation neutrality goals: Lessons from gender-responsive nature-based approaches

Lessons from gender-responsive nature-based approaches
Land- and nature-based approaches in the agroforestry and forestry sectors provide a unique opportunity to generate win-wins against the interrelated environmental crises of biodiversity loss, climate change, and land degradation. Harnessing synergies among these environmental goals, reflected in the Rio Conventions, critically hinges on land-use decisions, which are influenced by...
2021 - Alliance of Bioversity International and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)

Blog article
Solomon Islands training addresses gender challenges women face in the agriculture and rural sector

Focused on gender equality, analysis and mainstreaming, the training provided an opportunity for 12 females and 18 males Solomon Islands Government staff from the ministries of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL), Women, Youth, Children and Family Affairs (MWYCFA), Public Service (MPS) and Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR) to learn more about...
Solomon Islands
2021 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO

Report
Recent agricultural policy developments in the context of the EU approximation process in the pre-accession countries

The aim of this report is to analyse recent agricultural policy developments in the countries/territories of the Western Balkans (WBs) and Turkey and their state of harmonisation with the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) of the EU. The report provides both comparative cross-country analyses and a more detailed assessment in the...
2021 - Joint Research Centre (JRC)

Magazine article
Get to know - Hynek Roubík, young expert and enthusiasts in agriculture

In YPARD, we believe in the power of young professionals within the agricultural field. Our future is in their hands and it is very important to keep our youth encouraged. Today, I would like to introduce you to Dr. Hynek Roubík, an expert in organic waste management and sustainable technologies...
2021 - Czech University of Life Sciences Prague

Video
Diálogos sobre Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutricional

La serie de webinars Diálogos sobre seguridad alimentaria y nutricional es una iniciativa del Proyecto Adaptación del Conocimiento para la Agricultura Sostenible y Acceso a Mercados (AKSAAM), financiado por una donación del FIDA, en colaboración con el Instituto de Políticas Públicas y Desarrollo Sostenible (IDPPS) de la Universidad de Viçosa (UFV), y la Fundación...
Brazil
2021 - Instituto de Políticas Públicas y Desarrollo Sostenible (IDPPS)

Blog article
How is the development of integrated agriculture in Zambia doing?

The team from the CZU, namely Vladimír Verner, Radim Kotrba, Zbyněk Polesný, Jan Staš from FTZ and Miloslav Petrtýl from FAPPZ, is currently conducting fieldwork in the Western Province of Zambia. The activities are realized in the frame of implementation of two development projects, namely "Integrated Farming II" led by...
2021 - Czech University of Life Sciences Prague

Event
Regional Consultations – Voluntary Guidelines on Gender Equality and Women's and Girls' Empowerment

The Committee on World Food Security (CFS) will hold six regional consultations between September and November 2021. These consultations will contribute to the preparation of the Voluntary Guidelines (VGs) on Gender Equality and Women’s and Girls’ Empowerment (GEWE) in the Context of Food Security and Nutrition, in anticipation of a final...
2021 - Committee on World Food Security CFS

Blog article
Albanian farmers show off local produce as part of rural sustainability drive

The city of Përmet is known as the city of flowers, wine, jams, and a compote called gliko. Local products such as these are important drivers of sustainable development and agrotourism, in how they enhance potential and opportunity for farming families. In this context, an FAO project on effective natural‑resource management has...
Albania
2021 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO

Report
Stock-take report on agroecology in IFAD operations

An integrated approach to sustainable food systems
This report presents the results of IFAD’s stock-take on agroecology. It assesses to what degree IFAD is supporting agroecology throughout its in-country portfolio across the five IFAD regions to the benefit of small-scale producers and sustainable food systems. It also identifies gaps and opportunities for scaling up and scaling out...
2021 - International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Event
Research, innovation and technology transfer in the agro-food sector in the Western Balkan countries, Phase II Cross-country meeting, 11 – 12 May 2021, online meeting

The cross-country online meeting for the project “Research, innovation and technology transfer in the agri-food sector in the Western Balkan countries, Phase II” took place on 11 and 12 May. It gathered around 80 participants including representatives from research and education institution, relevant ministries’ representatives, advisory services, private sector from...
2021 - Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group in SEE (SWG)

Event
Webinar: Stock-take report on agroecology in IFAD operations: An integrated approach to sustainable food systems

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) invites you to the launch of IFAD’s first comprehensive report on a holistic approach to sustainable production and food systems. Based on a stock-take of recent IFAD-supported projects assessing their promotion of agroecology, this learning session will discuss key findings and recommendations for more...
2021 - International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Technical paper
Educación superior rural, desafíos y oportunidades para su desarrollo

La educación superior cumple un papel fundamental en el desarrollo de los países y el bienestar de sus individuos. Su rol principal consiste en aumentar el capital humano, contribuyendo a generar unos mayores salarios e ingresos que, en consecuencia, mejoran el bienestar y las condiciones de vida de los hogares. Este...
Colombia
2021 - Centro Latinoamericano para el Desarrollo Rural (RIMISP)

Video
Resultados 2020 proyecto Agriadapta en Nicaragua

Comunitarios y comunitarias de diez municipios del corredor seco de Nicaragua, quienes participan en el proyecto Agriadapta implementado por FAO en Nicaragua, el Instituto Nicaragüense de Tecnología Agropecuaria (INTA) y el Ministerio del Ambiente y los Recursos Naturales (MARENA), con financiamiento de la Agencia Suiza para el Desarrollo y la...
Nicaragua
2021 - Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO)

Blog article
Letter From The Farm | A Swiss Shepherdess In Bohemia

Jacqueline Frantová was a young Swiss urbanite when she first came to the Czech Republic in the mid-nineties. It was the “Wild East”, a place where anything could happen. Little did she suspect she would become a shepherdess. Today Jacqueline and her Bohemian family raise goats, sheep and cows in...
Switzerland
2021 - ARC2020

Blog article
Cocoa from small farmers that protect the Amazon is awarded once more

By supporting the production of high-quality cocoa beans, this initiative has also provided family farmers with access to the international fine chocolate market. The premium bean-to-bar market pays up to four times more for cocoa beans and offers farmers the chance to take a fresh look at their own business. “They usually...
Brazil - Peru
2021 - Solidaridad

Blog article
Federación Agraria Argentina pedirá un plan de desarrollo integral, se declaró en alerta y lanzará un plan de lucha progresivo

En el marco del 109 aniversario del Grito de Alcorta, el 25 de junio sesionó de manera virtual el Consejo Directivo Central de Federación Agraria Argentina ampliado, pues contó con la presencia de los directores de todo el país, quienes debatieron junto a representantes de filiales, Mujeres Federadas, jóvenes y...
Argentina
2021 - Federación Agraria Argentina (FAA)

Blog article
Federación Agraria Argentina presentó su propuesta preliminar para el diálogo político 2021

Fue en el marco de una jornada organizada por COPROFAM, el 29 de junio pasado
El 29 de junio, el presidente de Federación Agraria Argentina, Carlos Achetoni, presentó en el marco de una jornada organizada por la Confederación de Organizaciones de Productores Familiares del Mercosur Ampliado (COPROFAM) su “Propuesta preliminar para el diálogo político 2021”. Durante el encuentro, se precisaron las propuestas elaboradas por la...
Argentina
2021 - Federación Agraria Argentina (FAA)

Event
Festival Latinoamericano de Juventudes Rurales - Intercambio 7

Las Tecnologías de la Información y de la Comunicación (TIC) son motor de gran parte de los cambios que actualmente viven nuestras sociedades y que también generan impacto entre las juventudes, ampliando la velocidad en que se comparte la información, extendiendo las modalidades de interacción social e impulsando otras formas de...
2021 - Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO)

Website
Youth Art Contest for the One Health Future We Want

With the COVID-19 pandemic signaling a historic moment to build transformative resilience across our health, food and ecosystems, the momentum to strengthen a One Health approach is gaining greater political and stakeholder traction. As the international community ramps up for a bigger One Health movement, FAO, through the World Food Forum, is organizing a...
2021 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO

E-learning
Taller de Escritura: Escribiendo historias de cambio: Conectando el conocimiento tradicional y las innovaciones para sistemas alimentarios justos y sostenibles

Este taller de escritura es un proceso creativo a través del cual se identificarán, reconocerán, escribirán y compartirán historias y experiencias de jóvenes, mujeres, agricultores, pequeños productores que trabajan para promover, mejorar y fortalecer la agricultura familiar y lograr sociedades rurales prósperas e inclusivas.​Esta iniciativa ha sido concebida para brindar...
2021 - Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO)
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