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Farming Nature: Spain - Sierra de Gredos, land of oaks and goats

The landscape in Sierra de Gredos was modelled largely by the livestock that traditionally grazed in mountain pastures in the summer and descended to the valleys when the snow came. In this video, one of the few goat farmers left in this Natura 2000 site explains their pastoral management and...
2016 - European Forum on Nature Conservation and Pastoralism

Farming Nature: France - Using EU funds to promote best grazing practices

A video about the management of open landscapes by extensive livestock farmers in the French Causses-Cévennes
2016 - European Forum on Nature Conservation and Pastoralism

Farmers' Congress Appeal 2016

On June 2, 2016 the delegates, gathered for the Georgian Farmers’ II Congress held in Tbilisi and discussed problems related to the following three main issues: 1. Market access for smallholder farmers and cooperatives; 2. Smallholder farmers and agricultural cooperatives’ access to investment funds and financial resources; 3. Effects of...
2016 - Biological Farming Association ELKANA

Proposal for a Locally-led, Results-Based Agri-environment Payment Scheme (RBAPS) for the Blackstairs Mountains

A report for the Blackstairs Farming Group
In 2015,  the Blackstairs Farming Group, inspired by the opportunity set out in the  Irish  Rural Development Plan (RDP) for 2014-20, took the lead and looked for help in designing a results-based agro-environment payment scheme (RBAPS) tailored    to their local area. They secured financial support from the Heritage Council and...
2015 - European Forum on Nature Conservation and Pastoralism

Artículo de revista especializada
Contribución del conocimiento y tecnologías tradicionales a la adaptación al cambio climático en las montañas de América Latina

En este documento se discute acerca de la alta variabilidad del clima que ha caracterizado a los ecosistemas de montaña incluso antes de que surgiera la preocupación por el cambio climático. Las culturas indígenas de los Andes y América Central han vivido en estos entornos impredecibles durante siglos, por lo...
2015 - Soluciones Prácticas

IYFF+10 Global action for Family Farming - AIAF+10 Impulso global por la Agricultura Familiar

This video shows the intense global campaign coordinated by the World Rural Forum The central objective of the IYFF+10 initiative will remain improving public policy in favor of Family Farming. This campaign, recently launched by the FRM, will have, within its broad framework for action, three main components: promotion of National...
2015 - World Rural Forum (WRF)

Artículo de revista
Bringing consumers together to keep local food in business

Ethical purchasing groups, known as GAS (Gruppi di Acquisto Solidale) first appeared in Italy in the 1990s. GAS are groups of consumers who purchase collectively and directly from producers who are chosen on the basis of sustainable production principles. GAS groups were born from the desire to build a healthy...
2015 - Friends of the Earth Europe

Terra Madre - We Feed the Planet. The event on the future of food and farming

Terra Madre Giovani - We Feed the Planet will be held in Milan from October 3 to 6, 2015. The event will give a starring role to the young people working in food production, with thousands of farmers, food artisans, fishers, nomads, Indigenous Peoples, cooks, students and activists from all...
2015 - Terra Madre, Slow Food

NGOs - Association of Private Agriculture of Czech Republic (APA)

The most important interest NGO representing the family farms in Czech Republic is the Association of Private Agriculture of Czech Republic (APA), professional organisation of private farmers. It prepared in connection of International year of family farming a series „Way of the cross of Czech farmer” dealing with the biggest 12...

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Agri-environment measures and climate change

In the National Rural Development Programme 2014-2020, the agrienvironment measure (Measure 10) deals with both agri-environment and climate aspects. This article aims to show how the areas protected under this measure contribute to adaptation to climate change and reducing the effects on the environment and on agriculture. Mitigation means limiting...
2015 - Romanian Rural Development Network

Artículo de revista especializada
Farming in mountainous areas: A fragile balance

There is one type of agriculture that is more demanding and labour some than others, but essential from a social point of view, and that is mountain farming. The EU has ranked them among the most “disadvantaged areas” for agriculture. However, in mountainous regions, “disadvantaged” is not synonymous with marginal....
2015 - EurActiv

Artículo de revista
The connection between product and its place of origin, in the European economic context

The European Union is a social and political approach meant to create a space of common values, shared by several states (the member states), aiming to equalise policies of various fields. At the same time, though, there is a constant concern to keep traditions and the different elements between communities,...
2015 - Romanian Rural Development Network

Global challenges, local solutions

Joint learning partnerships for widespread catalyzing practices in food systems and land-use at service of our planet
The conference will bring foundations together with diverse stakeholders (civil society organizations, public, multilateral institutions and others) to look at good practices supported by foundations in the fields of land use and sustainable food systems and to discuss elements of success, replicability and the potential to scale-up. This will be...
2015 - European Foundations for Sustainable Agriculture and Food

Sitio web

EkoRural is an Ecuadorian NGO that is a founding member of the global partnership NGO Groundswell International.  Groundswell’s mission is to contribute to the global movement to overcome poverty, inequality and ecological destruction by supporting community-based organizations to work together to improve wellbeing, spread lasting solutions and engage in wider...
2015 - EkoRural

7th European Conference on Precision Livestock Farming (Ec-Plf)

University of Milan is pleased to Welcome you to the 7thEuropean Conference on Precision Livestock Farming that will be held from the 15th to the 18th of September, 2015, in Milan, Italy. The European Conference on Precision Livestock Farming takes place every two years, and during the last edition was confirmed...

Artículo de revista
More and more women assume the management of agricultural holdings

The area where the beneficiary of this project activates is in a vegetable area with tradition in Braila County, but which is insufficiently exploited due to the population aging process. Considering the growth of the consumption of vegetables and fruit, especially of the local and natural ones, Aurelia Dunose decided...

The EU in the world - agriculture, forestry and fisheries

The article focuses on statistics related to agriculture, forestry and fishing in the European Union (EU) and in the 15 non-EU members of the Group of Twenty (G20) and gives an insight into the EU’s agriculture, forestry and fisheries activities in comparison with the major economies in the rest of...

Socio-economic impact and needs assessment

Donbass - Ukraine
Ukraine agriculture has been evolving since the country achieved independence in 1991, following the breakup of the Soviet Union. The first round of farm reforms in 1992-93 initiated privatization of land through the distribution of paper shares to the rural population and mandated the transformation of former collective and state...
2015 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Visegrad experience for small-scale family farms in Serbia

CEEweb together with Young Researchers of Serbia, Eko-Centar, Juniperia, Daphne – Institute of Applied Ecology and Naturalists Club Poland have launched a project on experience sharing and capacity building in small-scale farming. The project “Empower the powerless: Visegrad experience for small-scale family farms in the Western Balkans” aims to place...
Czechia - Hungary - Poland - Romania - Serbia - Slovakia
2015 - CEEweb for Biodiversity

Boletín informativo
Antitrust: new Commission Guidelines on joint selling of olive oil, beef and veal, and arable crops

The Guidelines aim to support European farmers by clarifying how they can, under certain conditions, cooperate to jointly sell olive oil, beef and veal, and arable crops without breaching EU competition rules. These markets are worth more than €80 billion annually. The European Commission has adopted new Guidelines on how specific...
2015 - European Union
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