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Ending poverty and hunger by investment in agriculture and rural areas

While there has been an unprecedented achievement in poverty reduction in the last three decades, eradicating extreme poverty and halving poverty by 2030 are still two of our greatest challenges. Today, about 767 million people continue to live in extreme poverty. Roughly, two thirds of the extreme poor live in...
Bangladesh - Chad - Ghana - Guatemala - Malawi - Mali - South Africa - Tajikistan - United Republic of Tanzania - Viet Nam
2017 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Vídeo
Grafting mango seedlings

With grafting, a young shoot from a preferred mango variety is attached to a seedling. The seedling will develop the root and base of the tree. This is called the rootstock. The young shoot that is grafted onto the rootstock is called the scion. This will develop into the canopy....
Bangladesh
2017 - Access Agriculture

Hoja informativa
Women's empowerment in aquaculture in Bangladesh and Indonesia: Insights from four case studies

This factsheet contributes to FAO Organizational Strategic Objective 1 "Eradicate hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition", Strategic Objective 2 "Increase and improve provision of goods and services from agriculture, forestry and fisheries in a sustainable manner", and Strategic Objective 3 "Reduce rural poverty". The purpose of this factsheet is to briefly...
Bangladesh - Indonesia
2017 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO

Artículo de blog
AFA Vice Chairperson Receives Prestigious Rtv Award in Bangladesh

Ms. Shazada Begum, President of Kendrio Krishak Moitree (KKM) and Vice President of the Asian Farmers’ Association (AFA), has been honoured with the “RTV Alokito Nari 2017″ (Enlightened Woman) award. This is one of the most prestigious awards in Bangladesh that honours change makers like Shazada.
Bangladesh
2017 - Asian Farmers Association AFA

Vídeo
Building Resilient Livelihood: Stories from the Chittagong Hill Tracts

Located in the extreme southeastern part of the country, the districts that comprise the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) are both geographically and socio-culturally distinct from the rest of Bangladesh. Food insecurity is both chronic and widespread, and nutrition levels are among the lowest in the country. In 2013, FAO began activities in CHT...
Bangladesh
2017 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Vídeo
Gill nets boost women’s involvement in aquaculture in Bangladesh

In poor households in Bangladesh, women participate in aquaculture much less than men. To increase women’s involvement, the USAID-funded Aquaculture for Income and Nutrition project has introduced gill nets, which enable women to quickly and easily harvest small fish from their household pond. This has helped increase households' access to...
Bangladesh
2017 - Women in Seafood

Documento de trabajo
Agricultural mechanization and south-south knowledge exchange: What can Ghanaian and Nigerian policymakers learn from Bangladesh’s experience?

Past agricultural mechanization efforts in Ghana and Nigeria have focused more on the styles of machinery used in western countries or Latin America, where average farm sizes are much larger. While West African countries, particularly Ghana, are still relatively land abundant compared to Bangladesh, seeking the right balance across various...
Bangladesh - Ghana - Nigeria
2016 - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Vídeo
Women Farmers of Bangladesh

Across the developing world, rural women play a crucial role in agriculture and farming. And Bangladesh, where women exceed 50 percent of the agricultural labour force, is no exception. So it’s no surprise that much of FAO’s work in the country has focused on supporting rural women farmers across a variety...
Bangladesh
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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An Evaluation of the Program on Enhancing Resilience to Natural Disasters and the Effects of Climate Change in Bangladesh

The overall objective of the ER+ component is to assist ultra-poor women and their families in disaster-prone areas of Bangladesh in lifting themselves above the lower poverty line toward greater food security. To achieve the objective, a third “promotional” year has been introduced to ER, during which women—either ER laborers/trainees...
Bangladesh
2016 - International Food Policy Research Institute IFPRI

Artículo de revista
The knowledge shop

De-centralized knowledge service is vital for empowering the knowledge deprived poor people. Aiming to provide contextualized and localized knowledge for the poor communities and developing a channel of reliable information for its various clients, Practical ActionBangladesh promotes grass root Knowledge Centres called GyanerHaat.
Bangladesh
2016 - Leisa India

Artículo
FoSHoL seed initiative: smallholder farmers and access to market

The article describes a community based seed enterprise for rice seeds, set up as part of a project in the Kurigram region of Bangladesh. The enterprise generates income for the seed growers, processors and traders, but the seed is also cheaper than other seed on the market because of the...
Bangladesh
2016

Libro
Use of mobile phones by the rural poor

Gender perspectives from selected Asian countries
The two studies in this report explore these issues further using empirical quantitative surveys as well as qualitative fieldwork from a cross-section of developing economies in South and SouthEast Asia. The first study is an empirical investigation of the digital gender divide amongst the poor (broadly called the Bottom of...
Bangladesh - India - Indonesia - Pakistan - Sri Lanka - Thailand
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Documento de trabajo
Agricultural mechanization and south-south knowledge exchange: What can Ethiopian and Kenyan policymakers learn from Bangladesh’s experience?

While Bangladesh is more advanced in terms of agricultural mechanization, Ethiopia and Kenya can repeat the same success. Indeed, Ethiopia is one step ahead of Bangladesh in that it has developed an agricultural mechanization strategy – something Bangladesh has not done. This strategy is now being used to address the...
Bangladesh - Ethiopia - Kenya
2016 - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Documento de trabajo
Understanding the policy landscape for climate change adaptation

A cross-country comparison using the Net-map method
In the context of increasing vulnerability to climate change for people dependent on natural resources for their livelihoods, the International Food Policy Research Institute and partner organizations in Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, and Bangladesh undertook a project broadly aiming to create knowledge that will help policymakers and development agencies to strengthen...
Bangladesh - Ethiopia - Kenya - Mali
2015 - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Artículo
Sustainable farming systems in Bangladesh and Japan receive global recognition

Four new sites designated Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems for innovation, sustainability and adaptability
Four traditional farming systems in Bangladesh and Japan have been designated today by FAO as "Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems."
Bangladesh - Japan
2015 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Documento de trabajo
Adoption of Modern Varieties and Rice Varietal Diversity on Household Farms in Bangladesh

This paper investigates the relationship between adoption of modern rice varieties and rice varietal diversity on household farms in Bangladesh. As shown in previous studies, adoption of modern varieties depends on agroecological- and input-related factors, including the availability and use of irrigation facilities, such as tubewells. Having irrigation affects the...
Bangladesh
2015 - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Documento de trabajo
Bangladesh - Scaling up note

Building on its remarkable social and economic performance over the past 20 years, Bangladesh has recently been classified as a lower-middle-income country and aims to reach upper-middle-income country status by 2021. To achieve this, the Government of Bangladesh will need to overcome considerable challenges in agricultural development and rural economic...
Bangladesh
2015 - International Fund for Agricultural Development

Libro
The economic lives of smallholder farmers

About two-thirds of the developing world’s 3 billion rural people live in about 475 million small farm households, working on land plots smaller than 2 hectares. Many are poor and food insecure and have limited access to markets and services. Their choices are constrained, but they farm their land and...
Albania - Bangladesh - Bolivia (Plurinational State of) - Ethiopia - Kenya - Nepal - Nicaragua - United Republic of Tanzania - Viet Nam
2015 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

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Shifting cultivation, livelihood and food security

New and old challenges for indigenous peoples in Asia
The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples was adopted by the UN General Assembly on 13 September 2007. Since then, the importance of the role that indigenous peoples play in economic, social and environmental conservation through traditional sustainable agricultural practices has been gradually recognized. Consistent with the...
Bangladesh - Cambodia - India - Indonesia - Lao People's Democratic Republic - Nepal - Thailand
2015 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Vídeo
Women Farmers Boost Bangladesh's Rural Economy

In Natore, Western Bangladesh, women running their family farms are growing high value crops that are improving rural incomes and strengthening national food security.
Bangladesh
2015
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