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Édito - Riz : va-t-on vers une crise mondiale ?

Le marché du riz est confronté ces dernières semaines à de sérieuses secousses. Fin juillet 2023, New Delhi a interdit l’exportation de riz blanc non basmati afin de limiter l’inflation sur le marché intérieur. Cette interdiction a de fortes répercutions au niveau mondial. Le prix du riz est à son plus...
2023 - Fondation pour l'Agriculture et la Ruralité dans le Monde (FARM)

Decenio de las Naciones Unidas para la Agricultura Familiar (DNUAF)

Un plan de acción mundial del DNUAF que proporcione una orientación detallada para la comunidad internacional sobre medidas iniciativas colectivas, coherentes e integrales destinadas a respaldar a los agricultores familiares.
2023 - Onda Rural de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO)

Impact of the 2016/17 drought on Somali livestock keepers

Nomadic pastoralism and agropastoralism are the prevailing livestock production systems in Somalia, with a minimal proportion of livestock raised in (peri-)urban stall-feeding operations, amplifying the vulnerability of these traditional livelihoods to the recurring challenges posed by drought. The primary objective of this paper is to present a quantitative assessment of...
2023 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition: Statistics and trends

The 2023 Near East and North Africa Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition comes at a critical juncture as several shocks have hit the region in recent years, including the COVID-19 pandemic and the war in Ukraine. In 2022, international and domestic food and fertilizer prices hit record highs....
2023 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

5 Pilar del Plan de Acción Mundial del Decenio de la Agricultura Familiar

Si bien la agricultura familiar es la base de la seguridad alimentaria, los agricultores familiares son los más afectados por la pobreza y la vulnerabilidad, y se enfrentan a los mayores niveles de riesgos económicos, financieros, sociales y medioambientales. Te compartimos el #5Pilar del #PlanAcciónMundial, para mayor información, te invitamos a...
2023 - Onda Rural de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO)

Campaña: Pilares del Plan de Acción Mundial del Decenio de la Agricultura Familiar

¿Sabías qué…? Es posible construir un  mundo con sistemas alimentarios y agrícolas diversos, saludables y sostenibles, que brinden una alta calidad de vida. La agricultura familiar es clave‍! Te invitamos aprender sobre los 7 pilares del Plan de Acción Mundial del Decenio de la Agricultura Familiar aquí y comparte los videos que se encuentran en esta página en tus redes...
2023 - Onda Rural de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO)

OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2023-2032

The Agricultural Outlook 2023-2032 is a collaborative effort of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). It brings together the commodity, policy and country expertise of both organisations as well as input from collaborating member countries to provide...
2023 - OECD; FAO;

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Look down in wonder: the power of soils

For most of the history of science, we have allowed soils to gather dust. When not using them as somewhere to grow our food (admittedly the most vital of functions), we have largely treated soils as dirt. An impediment when digging for water, for coal, for metro lines. Something to...
2023 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

The status of women in agrifood systems

The status of women in agrifood systems report uses extensive new data and analyses to provide a comprehensive picture of women’s participation, benefits, and challenges they face working in agrifood systems globally. The report shows how increasing women’s empowerment and gender equality in agrifood systems enhances women’s well-being and the...
2023 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

African food systems transformation collective

Agriculture in Africa is arguably the most important sector, given its contribution to food security, as well as its being the continent’s principal source of income and livelihoods as well as the main source of employment for more than half of Africa’s population – the majority of them being women. It...

Resilience and food security in a food systems context

Summary: This open access book compiles a series of chapters written by internationally recognized experts known for their in-depth but critical views on questions of resilience and food security. The book assesses rigorously and critically the contribution of the concept of resilience in advancing our understanding and ability to design...

Agricultural & Rural Convention ARC2020 Newsletter Autumn 2023

Change can be difficult. Sometimes a big general idea is well supported - like a just transition - but when it comes to the details, the specifics, there is uncertainty. And often this uncertainty is sown by the sheer weight and style of the lobbying machine. It has always been...
European Union
2023 - ARC2020

Café, Cacao, Banane : trois filières sur le grill - Transition(s) Ép.5

Vous avez certainement bu un café ce matin, peut-être croqué dans une barre de chocolat ou dégusté une banane au dessert? Café, cacao, banane : ces trois produits de grande consommation sont incontournables de notre quotidien. Dans cette émission, nous faisons le tour d’horizon de ces filières clés pour l’agriculture mondiale. Après...
2023 - Fondation pour l'Agriculture et la Ruralité dans le Monde (FARM)

L’accès collectif au foncier irrigué à Ross Béthio, Sénégal : entre inégalités de genre et dynamiques de pouvoir entre femmes

Cet article a pour objectif d’évaluer l’efficacité de l’accès collectif à la terre pour améliorer les droits fonciers des femmes dans un contexte d’agriculture irriguée dans le delta du fleuve Sénégal. L’expérience des périmètres irrigués villageois aménagés pour les femmes des groupements de l’Union des femmes productrices de Ross Béthio,...

Digitalisation on Eradicating Poverty and Malnutrition in the Region

AsiaDHRRA participated in the 7th Southeast Asia Multi-Stakeholder Forum “Reinforcing the 2030 Agenda and Eradicating Poverty in Times of Multiple Crises,” organized by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) on 6-8 November 2023, via hybrid modality, Bangkok, Thailand. Ms. Marlene Ramirez, AsiaDHRRA Secretary-General, presented...
2023 - AsiaDHRRA

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Intercrops will benefit the farming and food systems of tomorrow

A new European project, coordinated by CIRAD and involving 27 organizations in 14 countries, launched recently. Named IntercropValuES, it aims to use the advantages of intercrops to build productive, diverse, resilient, profitable, environmentally friendly cropping systems that are acceptable to farmers and agrifood chain stakeholders. Food production is resource-intensive, and currently...
2023 - Cirad

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Press release: “We need concrete support for the Soil Mission” – A call by the research and innovation platform for organic and agroecology, TP Organics

Healthy soils are essential for food production but are under threat: over 60% of soils in Europe are unhealthy, thus not able to deliver vital ecosystem services, including climate change mitigation and adaptation. With the EU Mission ‘A Soil Deal for Europe’, the European Commission is pioneering a novel instrument...
European Union
2023 - TP Organics

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Agroecology holds promise in Congo Basin — if funding woes can be overcome

Emmanuel Eku used his skills in agroecology to make the soil in his village in the southwestern part of Cameroon more productive. His five-year project, which was helped by an NGO, shows how hard it is for farmers to stop using synthetic fertilisers and other standard inputs. Now, Eku shares...

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Kazakhstan to host dialogue on responsible land governance to support land restoration

Kazakhstan will be the first country to host a national dialogue supported by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD). The consultation will be convened by the UNCCD Focal Point for the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Committee...
2023 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Segundo Diplomado Virtual Agaves y Mezquites. Regenerando Zonas Semi-Áridas

Debido al éxito obtenido, este 2023 repetimos nuestro diplomado de agaves y mezquites para regenerar zonas semiáridas.
2023 - Vía Orgánica
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