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Enfermedades de las abejas: Nosemosis

La nosemosis es una enfermedad de las abejas adultas causada por hongos unicelulares pertenecientes a la Clase: Microsporidia, Familia: Nosimatidi, Género: Nosema. Existen dos subespecies diferentes de Nosema que afectan a Apis mellifera con diferente prevalencia dependiendo de la zona: Nosema apis y Nosema ceranae, responsables de dos formas diferentes de la enfermedad. Ambos...

Storing cowpea seed

Intercropping or rotating cereal crops with legume crops are two of the strategies of integrated striga and soil fertility management. But keeping quality legume seed has two major challenges. First, the seed easily loses its ability to germinate. And second, we are not the only ones who love legumes. Let’s...
2016 - Access Agriculture

Artículo de blog
Social innovation project in mountain areas

A new four-year project founded by the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovative programme and coordinated by the James Hutton Institute was launched in April 2016. “Social Innovation in Marginalised Rural Areas” (SIMRA) seeks to advance understanding of social innovation and innovative governance in agriculture, forestry and rural development,...
2016 - Montain Partnership

Estudio de caso
Agroecology in Extensive Rangeland Pastoralism in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia: Below the Eternal Blue Sky

Mongolia is located in Central Asia in between Russia and China. Only 1% of the arable land in Mongolia is cultivated with crops. The agriculture sector therefore remains heavily focused on nomadic animal husbandry with 75% of the land allocated to pasture, and cropping only employing 3% of the population. Dundgobi...
2016 - MANIP

Artículo de revista especializada
A Study of the use of ICT Among Rural Farmers

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) can revolutionize Indian farming sector and can benefit all farmers including small landholders. Agriculture is the most important sector with the majority of the rural population in developing countries depending on it. The traditional approaches of agriculture being adapted, has numerous challenges in terms of...

Artículo de blog
8,000 smallholder farmers benefit

 “Just the thought of a drought and its effects made me shudder as the one we experienced during the 2014-2015 season left a trail of destruction among farmers. How were we expected to cope with another drought, made worse by the El Niño, as we were still reeling from the...
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

OECD-FAO Guidance for Responsible Agricultural Supply Chains

The OECD-FAO Guidance for Responsible Agricultural Supply Chains (the Guidance) has been developed to help enterprises observe existing standards for responsible business conduct along agricultural supply chains. These standards include the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, the Principles for Responsible Investment in Agriculture and Food Systems, and the Voluntary Guidelines...
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Artículo de blog
Réduire les pertes post-capture : un enjeu pour les pêches en RD Congo

La FAO renforce les capacités de l’administration centrale des pêches et de l’aquaculture, et des parties prenantes pour minimiser les pertes après capture
L’Organisation des Nations Unies pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture (FAO) appui le renforcement des capacités sur l’organisation et le fonctionnement de l’unité post-capture. Une formation a été organisée à Kinshasa à l’endroit de trente agents de l’administration nationale des pêches et aquaculture, des entités décentralisées des provinces de Kongo Central et de...
Democratic Republic of the Congo
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Rapid needs assessment of the agricultural sector

Floods 2016 - Serbia
Agriculture is a very important economic sector in Serbia, as it accounts for some 9 percent of the total gross national income. In comparison, in the 27 EU countries the percentage of agricultural production lies below 3 percent of the gross national product.  Serbia is highly exposed and vulnerable to natural...
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization for the United Nations

Artículo de blog
COPA chief: ‘All farmers should be connected to the worldwide web’

The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) cannot make sure that a strong policy will be useful and affordable for all farmers in all countries. That should be done on a national level, but the CAP should secure that there is a framework. This framework should make it possible and at the same...
European Union
2016 - EuroActive

Artículo de blog
9-е Совещание Руководящего Комитета РНИСОЦАК

9-е Совещание Руководящего Комитета Региональной сети по исследованиям и развитию овощеводства в Центральной Азии и на Кавказе (РНИСОЦАК) состоялось 25-27 октября 2016г. в Ташкенте, Узбекистан. Цель встречи - оценка текущей совместной работы, обсуждение состояния исследований в области овощеводства и предложения по дальнейшей совместной научно-исследовательской деятельности и развития системы овощеводства в Центральной...
2016 - Ассоциация сельскохозяйственных научно-исследовательских организаций Центральной Азии и Южного Кавказа (АСНИОЦАК)

Striga biology

One of the major parasites is striga, a weed that sucks the juice and nutrients from cereal crops such as millet, sorghum and maize and causes great yield losses. A single striga plant can produce hundreds of thousands of seeds. The seeds are so tiny that most farmers do not...
United Republic of Tanzania
2016 - Access Agriculture

‘Local’ Level Analysis of FNS Pathways in Spain

Exploring two case studies: New initiatives of peri-urban agriculture and Food and Nutrition Security in remote rural areas
This report is focussed peri-urban agriculture and food and nutrition security remote rural areas in Spain. This report presents the interpretations of the researchers, and does not necessarily reflect the views and nuances of the initiatives and respondents themselves. In total there are nine separate ‘local’ level analysis reports from...
2016 - Universitat Politècnica de València

Innovative markets for sustainable agriculture

How innovations in market institutions encourage sustainable agriculture in developing countries
The key issues that this volume addresses are innovations in organizational and institutional arrangements that have enabled the creation of local markets for sustainably farmed agricultural products or, rather, “institutional innovations”. Institutional innovations can be described as new rules and forms of interactions. They help redefine sustainable practices locally and...
Benin - Bolivia (Plurinational State of) - Ecuador - India - Indonesia - Iran (Islamic Republic of) - Namibia - Nigeria - Philippines - Thailand - Trinidad and Tobago - Uganda - United Republic of Tanzania
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Referente Agrícola: Uso y manejo responsable de productos agroquímicos

Podcast trimestral del Programa Intensificación Sustentable en América Latina del CIMMYT, donde se abordan temáticas relevantes a la implementación de prácticas y tecnologías sustentables en el campo.
2016 - Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maíz y Trigo (CIMMYT)

Estudio de caso
A change made by women-friendly agro-markets

The building of a zinc shelter in the market at Morahang, Nepal, has helped hundreds of women farmers to trade their produce. The initiative came as a result of reform of the market management committee to be led by local women.
2016 - ActionAid Nepal

The World of Organic Agriculture 2016

Statistics & Emerging Trends 2016
Organic agriculture is practiced in 172 countries, and 43.7 million hectares of agricultural land are managed organically by approximately 2.3 million farmers. The global sales of organic food and drink reached 80 billion US dollars in 2014. The 17th edition of The World of Organic Agriculture, published by the Research Institute...
2016 - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL

Artículo de blog
Celebrating International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 2016

August 9 is International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. This year’s theme is Indigenous Peoples and Education to highlight the importance of education and preserving indigenous knowledge.   Around the world, many indigenous people cannot access the basic right to education. Their traditional methods of teaching, learning, and cultivating food are...
2016 - FoodTank

Artículo de blog
Animal welfare deserves better from investment policy

International finance institutions and member state export credit agencies continue to invest in projects outside the EU involving cruel farm animal confinement systems banned in the EU. Better joined-up thinking is needed with regard to investment policy and animal welfare, writes Joanna Swabe.
European Union
2016 - EuroActive

Farmers’ testimonies on Conservation Agriculture in Timor-Leste

Eight small-scale Timorese farmers (four men and four women) from four municipalities explain their experiences in testing and adopting conservation agriculture in Timor-Leste. 
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
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