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

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Video
Romanian Farm Life Under Threat

Farm Life in Romania Countryside.
Romania
2014

Report
Empowering rural stakeholders in the Western Balkans

This report, and the events recorded in it, focus upon seven countries which are at various stages of active or potential candidature to join the European Union. Six of the countries are in the Western Balkans – Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro and...
Albania - Bosnia and Herzegovina - Montenegro - Serbia - North Macedonia
2014 - European Commission

Conference paper
Desarrollo de capacidades para la autogestión

Esta presentación, desarrollada por Ana Lucía Márquez de The Hunger Project México, describe el modelo seguido por The Hunger Project, sus aliados y recomendaciones.
Mexico
2014 - Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maíz y Trigo (CIMMYT)

Manual
Redes de innovación: Guía para su construcción y funcionamiento

Una experiencia en Centroamérica
La agricultura en Centroamérica, principalmente la que realizan los pequeños productores, tiene severas limitaciones por falta de tierras, escasos recursos y poco acceso a tecnologías de bajo costo, que puedan ayudar a reducir costos, riesgos y contribuyan al aumento de la productividad y calidad de su producción. La falta de...
Belize - Costa Rica - El Salvador - Guatemala - Honduras - Nicaragua - Panama
2014 - Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA)

Manual
Versión popular del plan para poner en marcha la política nacional de desarrollo rural integral (PNDRI)

Este documento es una versión sencilla y amigable del plan para implementar la política nacional de desarrollo rural integral (PNDRI), que es utilizado para socializarlo y promover, a nivel territorial, el involucramiento de la población en su ejecución.  En la página web http://pndri.scep.gob.gt/es/material-de-apoyo están disponibles las versiones de este documento en los...
Guatemala
2014 - Gabinete de Desarrollo Rural Integral del Gobierno de Guatemala

Manual
Small ruminant management and feeding with high quality forages in the Caribbean

The purpose of this publication is to explain the most important management practices and forage resources which can contribute towards sustainable and profitable small ruminant production systems based on local feed resources, mainly high quality forages. In some islands, due to labor and land constraints, small ruminant production would not...
2014 - Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA)

Book
The Sundarbans fishers coping in an overly stressed mangrove estuary

The fishing community of the Sundarbans are the human group most at home in the mud-slush-water-forest environment of this famous mangrove estuary. Their skills, knowledge, and technique have developed in response to a challenging environment. Yet, of the countless studies on the various aspects of this eco-region, there are exceedingly...
India
2014

Conference/Meeting
Talking about forests and family farms: growing relationship on fertile ground.

A conversation between forest-and-farm producers and governments at the “Family Forestry is Family Farming” event, Thursday 26th June 2014, World Forest Week FAO, Rome
This publication summarizes the conversation that took place at the “Family Forestry is Family Farming” event co-organized by the Forest and Farm Facility (FFF) and the International Family Forestry Alliance (IFFA)on Thursday 26th June 2014, World Forest Week FAO, Rome. In the celebration of the International Year of Family Farming...
2014 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Case study
Addressing the Challenges of Food Insecurity and Environmental Degradation in Zambia

Community Markets for Conservation (COMACO) has helped people address the challenges of food insecurity and environmental degradation while conserving wildlife and other natural resources. COMACO is one of the few programs that operate at the scale of an entire ecosystem—contributing to increased wildlife numbers, better protected habitats, improved food security,...
Zambia
2014 - Oakland Institute

Report
Los consorcios locales de investigación e innovación agrícola (CLIITA) en el programa regional de investigación e innovación por cadenas de valor (PRIICA)

El objetivo del Programa Regional de Investigación e Innovación por Cadenas de Valor (PRIICA) es generar y validar respuestas tecnológicas en la cadena de valor con productores de yuca, papa, aguacate y tomate, para contribuir al acceso y a la disponibilidad de alimentos, respondiendo de manera directa a la seguridad...
2014 - Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA)

Article
Improving of small farm market capability in Latvia

Latvian agriculture is characterized by a large number of small farms – 95% of the total number of farms (79 130 farms in total numbers) are with the standard output less than 25 thousand EUR (CSB, 2011). These farms employ 79% of the total agricultural labour force (in annual work...
Latvia
2014

Article
La cultura del patio como soporte de agricultura familiar en América Tropical

La presencia de espacios abiertos, no techados, anexos a la casa o incorporados en el interior de la misma puede rastrearse, asociada a los primeros asentamientos urbanos, en muy distintos ámbitos culturales a lo largo del mundo. Podría decirse que junto con la casa forman parte esencial de la vivienda,...
2014

Book
A participatory study of the traditional knowledge of fishing communities in the Gulf of Mannar, India

A Participatory Study of the Traditional Knowledge of Fishing Communities in the Gulf of Mannar, India' is the first in a series of case studies undertaken by the ICSF to document the traditional knowledge of fishing communities dependent on marine and coastal resources in protected and conserved areas in different...
India
2014

Book
Num clima de prosa

Agricultura familiar e mudanças climáticas no sertão nordestino
A história em quadrinhos e a linguagem informal foram escolhidas pela sub-rede Mudanças Climáticas e Desenvolvimento Regional para apresentar a percepção de agricultores familiares do sertão nordestino sobre as alterações no clima e, também, como isso tem afetado as suas atividades produtivas. Com o objetivo de estabelecer um diálogo de saberes,...
Brazil
2014 - Centro de Desenvolvimento Sustentável

Book
Marine Protected Areas and Small-scale Fisheries in South Africa: Promoting Governance, Participation, Equity and Benefit Sharing

Marine Protected Areas and Small-scale Fisheries in South Africa: Promoting Governance, Participation, Equity and Benefit Sharing' is a monograph about the progress achieved by conservation partners in South Africa on the implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) Programme Element.  It explores the strategies and mechanisms used by different...
South Africa
2014

Book
La agricultura familiar en el centro de las políticas agrícolas

Análisis del Plan de Agricultura Familiar (PAF) y su presupuesto
El  presente  estudio  pretende  hacer  una  evaluación  del  Plan  de  Agricultura  Familiar  y  de  su   presupuesto   asignado.   Intentaremos   mostrar,   la   situación   de   la   agricultura   familiar   campesina,  el  proceso  de  elaboración  y  ejecución  del  presupuesto  en  agricultura.  En  otras  ...
El Salvador
2014 - Fundación Salvadoreña para la Reconstrucción y el Desarrollo (REDES)

Conference paper
Campesino a Campesino: Una solución sostenible para los pequeños productores

La presentación, desarrollada por Curt Bowen de "Semilla Nueva", Guatemala, describe a esta organización y su metodología de trabajo. 
Guatemala - Mexico
2014 - Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maíz y Trigo (CIMMYT)

Video
The Sea of Change: Traditional fishworker's perception of climate change

Traditional fishworkers have long been forced to adapt to the forces of nature, and they are now confronted with the  new threats of climate change, global warming, sea-level rise and ocean acidification. What will be the potential impacts of climate change on the already vulnerable and marginalized small-scale fishing communities...
India
2014 - The International Collective in Support of Fish workers (ICSF)

Policy brief/paper
Agricultural Policy and European Integration in South Eastern Europe

The Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nations (FAO) in close cooperation with the Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) to implement the project "Streamlining of agriculture and rural development of SEE countries for EU accession" to facilitate the establishment of such network and mechanisms. The purpose of the...
2014 - The Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) in SEE

Report
Report of the Proceedings: Enhancing Capacities of Fishing Communities: ICSF-BOBLME Sub-regional Dialogue on Labour, Migration and Fisheries Management, 11 to 13 December 2013, Maha Chulalongkorn Building, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

This report on the “Sub-regional Dialogue on Labour, Migration and Fisheries Management”, held at, Thailand, from 11 to 13 December 2013, highlights the issue of migrant labour on board fishing vessels and the problems migrant workers face in their daily life.  This report will be useful for students, researchers, activists...
Thailand
2014
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