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Good practices in building innovative rural institutions to increase food security

Strong rural organizations like producer groups and cooperatives are crucial to hunger and poverty reduction. They allow small producers toplay a greater role in meeting growing food demand on local, national and international markets, while improving their own economic, social and political opportunities. This thinking connects a series of case...
2012

Libro
The Quiet Revolution in Staple Food Value Chains

Enter the Dragon, the Elephant, and the Tiger
This book presents findings from a detailed study of how domestic staples value chains are structured and performing in Asia after the food price hike of 2007–2008. Three questions are asked in the study: (1) Are staples value chains transforming structurally? (2) Is the conduct of staples value chains’ actors...
Bangladesh - China - India
2012 - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Informe
MPA Workshop proceedings: Fishery-Dependent Livelihoods, Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity : The Case of Marine and Coastal Protected Areas in India, 1-2 March 2012 , India International Centre, New Delhi, India

The lacunae in fishing-community engagement in the management and governance of marine and coastal protected areas (MCPAs) were discussed in the 2009 Chennai Workshop organized by the ICSF.  The workshop reviewed existing legal and institutional mechanisms for creating, implementing and reporting MCPAs in India, and discussed their impact from the...
India
2012 - International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (ICSF)

Proyecto
"Laugenrind" - organic beef and local ownership

The initial project dates back to 2003 (in the context of Leader+), when 8 farmers developed a quality programme for growing, feeding and breeding the typical “Alpine Grey” cattle. Following the decline of the milk market, the local farmers'' cooperative had the idea of extending the quality programme to the...
Italy
2012 - European Union

Informe
Conservation Agriculture in Central Asia: Status, Policy, Institutional Support, and Strategic Framework for its Promotion.

Conservation Agriculture (CA) is defined as a production system in which crop, soil, nutrient, pest, water and energy management components and operations are based on a sustainable ecological foundation provided by three interlinked principles of: (1) minimum soil disturbance (no-till direct seeding); (2) maintenance of soil cover (mulch cover from...
2012 - FAO Sub-Regional Office for Central Asia (FAO-SEC)

Informe
Relevamiento de huertas y granjas familiares en área de influencia de la A.E.R La Carlota

Durante el período comprendido de marzo a abril de 2012 se distribuyó la colección hortícola de otoño-invierno del Programa Pro-Huerta en el área de influencia de la Agencia de Extensión (AER) INTA La Carlota, departamento Juárez Célman, Córdoba; la misma comprende cuatro localidades (La Carlota, Santa Eufemia, Alejandro Roca y...
Argentina
2012 - Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria (INTA)

Manual
Producción orgánica de cultivos andinos (FAO)

Este manual es el producto de la sistematización de los saberes ancestrales que aún se practican en el área de la Unión de Organizaciones Campesinas del Norte de Cotopaxi (Ecuador) y de la revisión de otros valiosos trabajos realizados en los Andes ecuatorianos, donde la FAO, contando con la activa...
Ecuador
2012 - Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO)

Artículo de revista especializada
Agroecology as a Transdisciplinary, Participatory, and Action-Oriented Approach

This article traces multiple directions in the evolution of agroecology, from its early emphasis on ecological processes in agricultural systems, to its emergence as a multidimensional approach focusing on broader agro-food systems. This review is timely, as agroecology is being increasingly applied within a diversity of scientific-, policy-, and farmer-based...
2012 - Agroecology and Rural Livelihoods Group (ARLG)

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Campaña Come Sano

Como parte de la campaña regional COME SANO, la FAO ha promocionado y coordinado la elaboración y la difusión de cuñas radiales que informan a los consumidores, principalmente a familias pobres de áreas rurales, de los cuidados básicos en la manipulación y preparación higiénica de los alimentos. La campaña radial es...
Dominican Republic - Ecuador - El Salvador - Guatemala - Panama - Peru
2012 - Grupo de Sanidad e Inocuidad Agroalimentaria de la Oficina Regional de la FAO

Estudio de caso
Good practices in building innovative rural institutions to increase food security

Case studies
Strong rural organizations like producer groups and cooperatives are crucial to hunger and poverty reduction. They allow small producers toplay a greater role in meeting growing food demand on local, national and international markets, while improving their own economic, social and political opportunities. This thinking connects a series of case...
Benin - Bhutan - Colombia - Egypt - Fiji - Gambia - Israel - Kenya - Nepal - Niger - Philippines - Thailand
2012 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Artículo de revista especializada
Agroecology

Growing the Roots of Resistance
Agroecology today has a strong focus on bringing sustainability to food, feed, and fiber production. But there is also a larger focus on the social, economic, and political “drivers” that move food systems beyond the conditions that have created un-sustainability in modern industrial agriculture. With its ecosystem foundation, the science...
Mexico
2012 - University of Vermont

Parte de un informe
Biodiversity

The pressure on biodiversity continues to increase. Habitat loss and degradation from agriculture and infrastructure development, overexploitation, pollution and invasive alien species remain the predominant threats. Climate change is increasing in importance and will have profound impacts, particularly in combination with other threats. Greater integration of policies and institutional responses,...
2012 - United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP)

Documento de la Conferencia
Potential Role of Cereal-Legume Intercropping Systems in Integrated Soil Fertility Management in Small holder Farming Systems of Sub-Saharan Africa

The sub-Saharan Africa’s population is growing exponentially and it has to fulfill its food and nutrition requirement. An attractive strategy for increasing productivity and labour utilization per unit area of available land is to intensify land use. Intercropping is advanced as one of the integrated soil fertility management practices consisting...
2012 - Mukono Ronal Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MUZARDI)

Vídeo
Empowering women farmers in Ethiopia

Munira Shemsudin, Gender & HIV/AIDS Programme Officer for Self Help Africa in Ethiopia, talks about the power of investing in women farmers.
Ethiopia
2012 - FarmingFirst

Documento/nota de orientación
The Green Belt Initiative and land grabs in Malawi

There is often a mismatch between the apparent benevolent intents and the practical manifestations of the large scale land deals. The empirical realities of the large-scale land deals call for critical scrutiny and interrogation of the underlying interests of the stakeholders involved to assess the extent to which they genuinely...
Malawi
2012 - Future Agricultures Consortium

Documento/nota de orientación
Towards multifunctional agriculture for social, environmental and economic sustainability

Agriculture operates within complex systems and is multifunctional in its nature. A multifunctional approach to implementing agricultural knowledge, science and technology (AKST) will enhance its impact on hunger and poverty, improving human nutrition and livelihoods in an equitable, environmentally, socially and economically sustainable manner. Multifunctionality recognizes the inescapable interconnectedness of...
2012 - International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technology for Development (IAASTD)

Proyecto
Improving the Productivity of Small Farms through the Provision of Agricultural Machinery

The business is owned by a family which has been involved in cereal cultivation since 1996. Their income prior to the implementation of the project came exclusively from crop production and grants. The son of the family, who is an alumnus of the Agronomic Institute of Bucharest, had the idea...
Romania
2012

Vídeo
Changing Soils - Improving the Effectiveness, Efficiency and Sustainability of Fertilizers

Since the 'Green Revolution', agricultural methods in India have developed by leaps and bounds and the use of chemical fertilizers has been the catalyst in many a success stories. But the unbalanced & uncontrolled use of fertilizers is gradually polluting the soil and destroying the ground water resources.
India
2012 - Agripolicy Outreach

Informe
Land degradation in Jordan. Review of knowledge resources

This publication is a baseline assessment reviewing the current knowledge of land degradation inthe rangelands of Jordan - known as Badia - with a special focus on its causes. It includes a reviewof current legislation and on-going initiatives to combat land degradation, along with an analysis ofthe main constraints limiting...
2012 - International Center for Agriculture Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)

Proyecto
Togo et Bénin Entreprises d’accès aux marchés urbains pour l’agriculture familiale

Description du programme dont le but est d'augmenter et sécuriser les revenus des petites exploitations familiales agricoles dans différentes zones du Togo et du Bénin par la promotion d’Entreprises de Services et Organisations de Producteurs (ESOP) jouant un rôle de services à la production et d’interface pérenne entre des producteurs...
Togo
2012 - Entreprises, Territoires et Développement (ETD)
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