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Coping with Water Scarcity: The Role of Agriculture. Lebanon

Phase III: Strengthening national capacities
This publication summarized the activities of the project (Coping with water scarcity – the role of agriculture- Phase III: Strengthening national capacities in Lebanon). The project has helped improve the national, regional and local capacity to cope with water scarcity, as a result of an improved knowledge on how water...
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Parte de un libro
Agroforestry and sustainable livelihoods in Vanuatu: insights from two case studies

This paper provides a brief overview of agroforestry systems in Vanuatu through case studies on two villages on Efate Island, Etas and Epau. Epau village is longer settled and is characterised by secure property rights, while Etas is a newly settled village with less secure property rights. Common problems facing...
2016 - Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)

New Momentum ep.1: Family farms plant seeds for prosperity

Farming has long been seen as an overworked and underpaid job. Many people, especially the youth in the countryside, choose to leave the fields. Now, the stereotype is changing. A pilot family farm scheme in Shanghai's Songjiang District has made farming a career with a decent income. In 2015, the average...
2016 - CCTV

Hoja informativa
Food Chain Crisis

The purpose of the FCC (Food Chain Crisis) Early Warning Bulletin is to inform FAO and other international organizations, countries, scientific experts, and decision makers on the forecast of threats to animal and plant health and food safety with a potential high impact on food and nutrition security for the...
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nations

Artículo de revista
How is the life of family farms in Europe? Presentation of Slovakia

Association of private farming of the Czech Republic organized an International Conference on family farms and Common Agricultural Policy of EU. The event was held in Brno on 4 - 6th of April 2016. 10 European countries attended the conference. Herewith volume 8. Presentation of Slovakia

Characterization of the Agricultural Drought Prone Areas on a Global Scale

Using the FAO Agricultural Stress Index System (ASIS) to enhance the understanding of, and boost resilience to, water stress conditions in drought-prone areas
Drought is one of the main causes of food insecurity. In 2011, the horn of Africa has faced the worst drought in 60 years. An estimated 12.4 million people suffered from a massive food shortage. To mitigate the impact of agricultural drought, it is of high importance to dispose of...

Artículo de blog
Smallholder tea producers benefit from harmonized safety standards

Tea began its journey towards becoming the most widely consumed beverage in the world, after water, some 5 000 years ago. According to folklore, a few tea leaves accidentally wafted into a pot of water that a Chinese emperor was boiling, giving off a rich aroma and enticing the emperor...
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Fish powder

Remaining fish parts that are not eaten are usually wasted. Fish powder made from fish remaining can be used to enrich staple foods such as maize and cassava, and therefore improve levels of micronutrients in the diet. This practice describes the benefits of the fish powder, how to produce fish...
2016 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO TECA

Agroecology: the bold future of farming in Africa

The 88 page illustrated book showcases 15 case studies, showing how agroecology benefits Africa in terms of food and nutrition, livelihoods, restoration of biodiversity, knowledge and innovation, and climate change resilience. Leading experts in their fields explain how agroecology reforms food systems to promote better nutrition and health, especially among poor...
Burkina Faso - Ethiopia - Ghana - Kenya - Malawi - Togo - Uganda - United Republic of Tanzania - Zimbabwe
2016 - Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA) & Tanzania Organic Agriculture Movement (TOAM)

Artículo de blog
Make in India: An Agricultural Perspective

Beginning this year, the Indian government is trying to create a unique brand which will be called “Make in India” which can be applied to 25 sectors such as space, tourism and hospitality, wellness, and many more. Food processing is also one the area of focus. Advantages of development in the food processing...
2016 - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

O Sabor da Origem: Produtos Territorializados na Nova Dinâmica dos Mercados Alimentares

Uma nova dinâmica vem chamando a atenção em vários mercados alimentares: a crescente valorização de atributos relacionados à origem dos produtos.Este livro resulta de um esforço de pesquisa que, com apoio do Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq), reuniu especialistas de diferentes áreas disciplinares, instituições e regiões do...
2016 - Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq)

Artículo de blog
FAO assists Kenyan communities to diversify in Agriculture

Rural communities in transition in Kenyan West Pokot County adopt new ways of accessing food, incomes and better nutrition.
The Italian government established the Wei Wei Irrigation Scheme in the early 1990s, enabling farmers to practice drip and furrow irrigation along the river banks and produce crops off-season.  The farmers have mainly focused on maize production, but further technology has been necessary to increase diversification of food products while...
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Artículo de boletín informativo
The Karamoja Pastoralist

The first edition of a biannual magazine supported by the Karamoja Development Forum, this publication gives a glimpse into the life of a Karamajong herder. It compiles essays, opinion pieces and articles by individuals who come from the Karamoja region of Uganda, spanning pertinent issues such as climate change, resilience,...
Kenya - Uganda
2016 - Karamoja Development Forum (KDF)

Conférence internationale sur l’eau et le climat

La sécurité hydrique pour une justice climatique
La conférence Internationale sur l’Eau et le Climat, organisée conjointement par le Ministère délégué chargé de l’Eau, le Ministère français de l’Environnement , de l’énergie et de la mer et le Conseil Mondial de l’Eau, s’intègre dans le cadre du processus préparatoire de la 22ème Conférence des Parties de la Convention cadre...
2016 - Royaume du Maroc

Improving ICT solutions and rural communication services for small-scale family farmers

Trends, Experiences perspectives in the NENA region
The Karianet network, in collaboration with the FAO Regional Initiative on small-scale agriculture for inclusive development in the NENA region and the FAO Communication for Development team, is inviting specialists and practitioners to contribute to mapping applications of ICTs and RCS for family farming and rural development in the NENA region. The survey aims at determining the way Rural...
2016 - Knowledge Access in Rural Interconnected Areas Network (KARIANET)

Foro Regional: Comunicación para la Agricultura Familiar y el Desarrollo Rural Sostenible

El Foro es una iniciativa organizada por el Centro Internacional de Estudios Superiores de Comunicación para América Latina (CIESPAL) en colaboración con la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO) y la Reunión Especializada en Agricultura Familiar del Mercosur (REAF). También participan organizaciones de carácter...
2016 - Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO)

Rede Global NutriSSAN

Rede Global de Ensino, Pesquisa e Extensão em Nutrição, Soberania e Segurança Alimentar e Nutricional (NutriSSAN)
Esta publicação resume algumas das atividades empreendidas pelo governo brasileiro para apoiar a implementação das metas de nutrição estabelecidas nos diferentes processos globais. No âmbito do apoio à iniciativa “Nutrição para o Crescimento”, o Brasil desenvolveu ações que congregassem Governo e sociedade civil na promoção das metas e compromissos globais...
2016 - Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia, Inovações e Comunicações (MCTIC)

Artículo de blog
SEAD e Fiocruz unem esforços por plantas medicinais e fitoterápicos

Representantes de instituições do governo e da sociedade civil de cinco estados mais o Distrito Federal (DF) se preparam para a criação do Plano de Ação Estratégico para o Apoio às Cadeias de Valor de Plantas Medicinais e Fitoterápicos. Um encontro realizado nesta semana, em formato de oficina, deu o...
2016 - Secretaria Especial de Agricultura Familiar e do Desenvolvimento Agrário (SEAD)

Revista especializada
Rural Connections

In this edition of Rural Connections, a lot of attention to what happened at the Cork 2.0 Conference, 5-6 September 2016. Through ‘A focus on… Cork 2.0’ (pp. 13-30) it is  provided an overview of the event, highlight the main messages coming out of the four workshops (on growth, environment,...
European Union
2016 - European Network for Rural Development

Guía metodológica SIAL

I. Activación de Sistemas Agroalimentarios Localizados (SIAL) II. Activación Territorial con Enfoque de Sistemas Agroalimentarios Localizados (AT-SIAL)
Esta Guía está diseñada para apoyar procesos de activación en dos niveles, identificados aquí como “Rutas”: Ruta 1 – Activación de Sistema Agroalimentario Localizado (SIAL) Ruta 2 – Activación Territorial (AT-SIAL) El usuario puede decidir, según el contexto y objetivos de su trabajo, el material que se ajusta mejor a sus requerimientos. Para...
2016 - Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA)
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