Family Farming Knowledge Platform

Resources

The Resources section holds archived publications and multimedia materials related to family farming general issues.

The external references on this page are provided for informational purposes only - they do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by FAO.

Search in the database

Free text
More search options
Year
Country
Geo/Econ Regions
Main topic
Sub topic

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
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)

Conference paper
Hacia la sociedad del cuidado: los aportes de la Agenda Regional de Género en el marco del desarrollo sostenible

La desigualdad de género ha sido históricamente un rasgo estructural en América Latina y el Caribe, que está en la base de la insostenibilidad del modelo de desarrollo dominante. A su vez, la pandemia de enfermedad por coronavirus (COVID-19), además de profundizar los nudos estructurales de la desigualdad de género,...
2021 - Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL)

Blog article
Breaking bread

A Turkish female farmer transforms tensions in her village into bread-winning opportunities
Naile lives in a small Turkish rural town called Yolu, situated in the district of Suruç, Şanlıurfa province, a few kilometres from Syria. From afar, she used to watch her neighbours in Kobani, Syria, through the wire mesh of the border fence. With her neighbours she shared the Kurdish language...
Türkiye
2021 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO

Blog article
Helping women fulfil potential in rural Ukraine can make agriculture sector more efficient

As elsewhere in the world, women in Ukraine represent a large proportion of the agricultural labour force and the majority of food producers, and thus play key roles in managing natural resources and promoting the well-being of their families. To explore and analyse gender issues in agriculture and food security, the...
Ukraine
2021 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO

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
Estudo mostra impacto da pandemia em negócios comandados por mulheres

A crise causada pela pandemia de coronavírus causou a interrupção das atividades de 39% dos negócios conduzidos por mulheres, segundo pesquisa feita pelo Instituto Locomotiva e a Rede Mulher Empreendedora. O estudo foi feito com uma amostra de 1.165 entrevistas em todas as regiões do país. Além das que tiveram...
Brazil
2021 - Dinheiro Rural

Blog article
The Global Food Systems 5050 Initiative: Tracking and promoting progress on gender equality amid food systems transformation

Women play critical roles in food systems—as producers, processors, traders, consumers, scientists, and policy makers. Women represent on average 43% of the agricultural labor force globally and are essential agents of change in ensuring the shift to more efficient and climate-resilient food systems. The empowerment of women is associated with...
2021 - IFPRI

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)

Technical paper
Égalité des sexes et foresterie en Afrique de l’Ouest

Réalisé dans le cadre du projet "Transformation globale des forêts pour les peuples et le climat : un focus sur l'Afrique de l'Ouest", ce document s'appuie sur une analyse de genre menée pour informer et orienter la mise en œuvre du projet. Sur la base d'une analyse de documentation et...
2021 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

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)

Book
Food Plants for Healthy Diets in Cameroon

Formed in 2007, Food Plant Solutions Rotary Action Group (FPS) creates science-based educational materials, which: identify highly nutritious local food plants, explain how to grow them in a sustainable, agroecological way, detail the nutritional value of the plants and describe why human bodies require those nutrients. The resources created by FPS allows people to better...
Cameroon
2021

Blog article
¿Qué es la permacultura social? ¿Cómo puede ayudarnos a diseñar relaciones humanas regenerativas?

La permacultura es mundialmente reconocida como un sistema de diseño de ambientes humanos sostenibles. Con la naturaleza como guía y maestra, es una disciplina que estudia sus patrones y dinámicas para luego incorporarlas en sistemas agrícolas saludables.
Argentina
2021 - Regeneration International

Blog article
Arzu Women’s Group: “Women together are always stronger!

Working together makes them stronger and helping their neighbors makes the community stronger.
From baking sweets to raising chickens, the members of Arzu Women’s Group in the Ismayilli region of Azerbaijan have found a variety of ways to improve their income while gaining new knowledge in farming, innovative technologies and business planning.  The group, formed in Sumagalli village under the Agro Action of Azerbaijani Women Project with income generated by the women...
Azerbaijan
2021 - UN

Blog article
COVID-19's Disproportionate Impact on Women and Girls

Because women and girls are already socioeconomically marginalized in many societies, they are especially vulnerable in emergencies. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, women and girls in developing countries face disproportionate hardships, and the progress being made to close existing gender gaps may falter or roll back. For that...
2021 - AgriLinks

Book
Food Plants for Healthy Diets in Cameroon (French)

Formed in 2007, Food Plant Solutions Rotary Action Group (FPS) creates science-based educational materials, which: identify highly nutritious local food plants, explain how to grow them in a sustainable, agroecological way, detail the nutritional value of the plants and describe why human bodies require those nutrients. The resources created by FPS allows people to better...
Cameroon
2021

Case study
The fruits and vegetables value chain: a women’s world?

The women food heroes at the core of the supply chain in Guyana
Whether it is in Anna Regina, Georgetown or Corriverton, Guyana’s markets are traditionally dominated by female vendors. Be it fresh fruits and vegetables or agro-processed products, their stalls display abundance and variety. The vendors’ melodious chants soar above the usual market hustle and bustle: A“What are you getting today, love?” floats...
Guyana
2021 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO

Blog article
Eurasia joins Committee on World Food Security dialogue on gender equality for food security and nutrition

Two half-days of intense discussions started yesterday aiming to present and receive feedback on the draft Voluntary Guidelines on Gender Equality and Women's and Girls' Empowerment in the context of food security and nutrition. More than 20 countries of Europe and Central Asia joined the virtual regional consultation, organized by...
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)

Book
Potentially Important Food Plants of Ethiopia

Formed in 2007, Food Plant Solutions Rotary Action Group (FPS) creates science-based educational materials, which: identify highly nutritious local food plants, explain how to grow them in a sustainable, agroecological way, detail the nutritional value of the plants and describe why human bodies require those nutrients. The resources created by FPS allows people to better...
Ethiopia
2021
Total results:1586