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Complex development of a Mangalica farm

A young entrepreneur, Ms Zsóka Fekete, after her studies on animal production decided to set up her own farm. There she would breed the native Hungarian swine breed called Mangalica. RDP support from different measures was received at the different stages of the farm’s development.

Brechas de género en las cadenas andinas

La participación en las cadenas de valor de llamas, papas andinas y quinoa asume rasgos particulares según el tipo de unidad de producción que se considere. Su incorporación en los sistemas campesinos, que resultan predominantes en la puna y quebradas jujeñas, se orienta a la reproducción de la unidad familiar,...
2016 - Unidad para el Cambio Rural (UCAR)

Artículo de revista especializada
Role of inland fishery and aquaculture for food and nutrition security in Nepal

Fish as a food is generally acceptable to all regardless of region, religion, race, gender and age across Nepal. The aquaculture and open-water capture fishery contributes about 2 % of agricultural gross domestic production; this share of fisheries sector is tiny but promising having a fastest 8–9 % annual growth rate. Nevertheless,...

Sustainability and Competitiveness of Romanian Farms through Organic Agriculture

Currently, the development of any sector involves respecting the principles of sustainability, which means economic, social and environmental development. Moreover, organic farming is a very important field for ensuring sustainable development. Romania has great potential for the development of organic agriculture, especially due to the large number of available farmland...

EU Cooperative leaders present agri-cooperatives

Dynamic cooperatives leaders introduce their agri-cooperatives in different EU Member States and explain how EU agri-cooperatives increase the value output of their farm in the market, while active member participation in the governance of their cooperative, ensures that all actions of the cooperative are in the best interest of members...
2016 - Copa & Cogeca

Revista especializada
Nature & Faune: Sustainable management of forests and wildlife in Africa

This second edition of the 30th volume of Nature & Faune journal focusses on Sustainable management of forests and wildlife in Africa: Enhancing value, benefits and services. The choice of theme reflects some key recommendations of the 20th session of the African Forestry and Wildlife Commission (AFWC) held in Nairobi,...
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Artículo de blog
Agricultural policy: At the limits of green growth

At a rural development conference in Cork at the beginning of the month, 330 stakeholders were brought together to consider the challenges facing the agricultural sector. One can only speculate what was meant by the following sentence, found in the preamble to the declaration that was signed at its conclusion:...
European Union
2016 - Euractiv

Farm-Success kick-off meeting, Freising, Germany

The Farm-Success Project was started by a kick-off meeting on the TUM campus of Weihenstephan in Freising, Germany on the 22-23rd October 2015. Representatives from each of the Project’s eight partners attended the kick-off meeting; the first meeting of many transnational meetings held throughout the duration of the Project. The...

Shashe Agroecology School: A true centre of Agroecology and practical food Sovereignty

The experience of the Shashe community in Masvingo Province, Zimbabwe, is a microcosm of the broader vision of La Via Campesina (LVC). Shashe is a community of peasant farmers who gained their land first through a land occupation, and were then benefitted by the Fast Track Land Reform Program implemented...
2016 - La Via Campesina Africa

Animals, trees for a better crop

In semi-arid West Africa, farmers and herders explain why and how trees and livestock play a crucial role in obtaining a productive soil and crop. In Niger and Ghana this is one of the strategies of integrated striga and soil fertility management that has a positive effect across agroclimatic zones....
2016 - Access Agriculture

Estudio de caso
Desafíos de la seguridad hídrica en América Latina y el Caribe

El estudio procede a identificar los desafíos que debe enfrentar la gestión del agua en la región para alcanzar una adecuada seguridad hídrica. Dichos desafíos se relacionan con los acelerados cambios sociales, económicos y políticos que experimentan las sociedades de América Latina y el Caribe.
2016 - Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL)

Implementing the Small-Scale Fisheries Guidelines

What’s in it for Newfoundland and Labrador?
The SSF Guidelines are an instrument dedicated to small-scale fisheries sector, which is often overlooked and marginalized. The SSF Guidelines represent a multinational consensus on principles and guidance for the governance and development of smallscale fisheries. Their development came about with the aid of representatives from various small-scale fisheries stakeholders...
2016 - Too Big To Ignore

Artículo de blog
Climate Smart Agriculture in Madagascar

Focus on Vakinankaratra, Vatovavy Fitovinany and Androy regions
Madagascar is currently the 5th worldwide among countries most exposed to risks due to climate change and the first country in Africa exposed. For 30 years since 1980, natural hazards including droughts, earthquakes, epidemics, floods, cyclones and extreme temperatures, caused economic damage of more than $ 1 billion in Madagascar...
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Artículo de blog
Armenia improving its capacity to reduce food insecurity, malnutrition

Having made major strides in reducing the prevalence of hunger, Armenia, like other countries in Europe and Central Asia, is now working on progressive realization of the right to adequate food in the context of national food security policy. A US$ 6 million project entitled “Developing Capacity for Strengthening Food Security...
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Género y políticas de tierras

Experiencias en cuatro países de América Latina partir de los Criterios de Evaluación de Género de GLTN
La presente publicación recoge cuatro de estos estudios con los que se evaluaron distintas políticas y herramientas con enfoque de género utilizando los Criterios de Género desarrollados por GLTN. Los estudios se elaboraron en 2014 en Nicaragua, Colombia, Costa Rica y Bolivia. El estudio considera la revisión y análisis de las siguientes leyes y programas: •...
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) - Colombia - Costa Rica - Nicaragua
2016 - International Land Coalition (ILC)

Artículo de blog
No peace without freedom from want

At Kenya conference, FAO leader highlights role of agriculture in preventing conflict, enabling recovery
"Ending hunger and malnutrition, addressing humanitarian and protracted crises, preventing and resolving conflicts, and building peace are not separate tasks, but simply different facets of the same challenge," Graziano da Silva said at a side-event on ‘Peace and Food Security', hosted by FAO, at the sixth Tokyo International Conference on...
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Regional training on Fisheries and Aquaculture Emergency Response

Responding to emergencies and disasters, whether natural or human-induced, has become an increasingly important part of the mandate of international organizations over the past decades. This trend is likely to continue into the future, particularly as the impacts of climate change, and the increase in episodes of conflict, become more...
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Composting to beat striga

Compost is more powerful than manure. What is less known is that the micro-organisms in compost attack striga seeds in the soil. Compost also decreases the amount of striga that will sprout, and reduces its negative effect on cereal crops. Let us look at how farmers in northeast Mali make...
2016 - Access Agriculture

Artículo de revista especializada
Urban harvests: food security and local fish and shellfish in Southcentral Alaska

Alaska is known for its many fisheries, which support an extensive global marketplace, a thriving tourism industry, and also contribute much to diets of many Alaskans. Yet, some research has suggested that Alaska’s food security has been impacted negatively by the development of export-oriented commercial fisheries and tourism-oriented sport fisheries....

Estudio de caso
Seed Mothers

The Adivasi communities of Odisha, India, have experienced substantial losses of many natural resources from their area, which are key elements ensuring their food and livelihood security. Many farmers from the Adivasi communities have lost diverse varieties of traditional local crops like millet based mix crops while trying out market...
2016 - Organisation for Rural Reconstruction & Integrated Social Service Activities (ORRISSA)
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