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The Ruth Stout Method

After spending our summer building labor-intensive hugelkultur mounds, we decided to try our hands at a MUCH simpler form of permaculture, using the Ruth Stout Method: Simply growing our food in hay!
2016 - Back To Reality

Farm-Success project summary report

Training farmers for sustainable succession processes
This report is a background brief of current succession processes on family farms in Europe, consisting of data gathered from questionnaires and open interviews, to inform the Farm-Success Project. Family farms represent an important resource throughout Europe, which help reduce unemployment rates, tackle demographic challenges of European farming and maintain and...

Artículo de blog
Kick-off workshop in Bern on Solidarity Economy and Organic agriculture

On the 30th of June, 2016, Dr Stephan Rist and Mrs Bettina Scharrer, from the Centre for Development and Environment and Dr. Moser, from the Archives of Rural History – both structures within the University of Bern, Switzerland – hosted the first workshop of a project called “The importance of solidarity...
2016 - URGENCI

Artículo de blog
Asia-Pacific’s food safety and security strengthened through latest ICT developments

From drones to smart phones, advances in ICT are bridging the extension gap, providing information on climate-smart technologies and practices, and helping to level the playing field by making these technologies more affordable, accessible and applicable for even the poorest smallholder and family farmer.
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Artículo de blog
AGRIFORVALOR Thematic Network

GRIFORVALOR is a thematic network funded under the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme. Its focus is turning waste, by-products and residues from agriculture and forestry into a valuable product or resource for industry through ‘Biomass Innovation Design Hubs’.
European Union
2016 - Eip Agri

Farmer-managed seed systems in Dowa, Malawi

A legacy of eroded confidence and agricultural diversity after decades of Green Revolution implementation
This report is the product of field work conducted by ACB and Kusamala Institute for Agriculture and Ecology in Dowa district in central Malawi. The objective of the research was to deepen our understanding of the role of farmer seed varieties in smallholder production systems that have come under heavy...
2016 - African Centre for Biodiversity

Documento de trabajo
Technology adoption and risk exposure among smallholder farmers

Panel data evidence from Tanzania and Uganda
This paper investigates the empirical linkages between production risk and technology adoption decisions among agricultural farmers in Tanzania and Uganda using a balanced household panel dataset from the World Bank’s LSMS-ISA project. Applying a moment based approach and a MundlakChamberlain IV fixed effects model to control for endogeneity and unobserved...
Uganda - United Republic of Tanzania
2016 - African Development Bank Group

Parte de un libro
The AEI Book

AEI content is organized into topics and principle-based sets. Topics aggregate site content into central  themes. A principle set includes one principle (a useful distillation of evidence, theory  and/or experience) and supporting evidence, case studies, and relevant  techniques.
2016 - McKnight Foundation

Workshop on interactive radio for family farming and food security in Asia-Pacific

FAO reported in 2015 that 490 million people are still suffering chronic hunger in Asia and the Pacific region, which is also home to almost 62 percent of the world’s undernourished. “The challenge facing the region is not only to produce more food from the increasingly limited natural resource base...
2016 - The World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC)

Actas de conferencia
Workshop on policy dialogue and strengthening of the capacity of pastoralists’ networks and organizations

This summary report documents the results of the workshop  convened by the African Union Commission    AUC) from 29  June - 01 July 2016 in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. The workshop was  organized  under  the  theme  “Resilience and adaptation  to  drought conditions and pastoralists systems in Africa” and was attended by  representatives ...
2016 - The African Union – Interafrican Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR)

Documento/nota de orientación
Grünbuch Ernährung, Landwirtschaft, Ländliche Räume

The “Grünbuch Ernährung, Landwirtschaft, Ländliche Räume" defines measures andguidelines for a sustainable policy for food, agriculture and rural areas.
2016 - Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture

Estudio de caso
Agroecology for home and market: a winning combination for rural Communities in Mashonaland East, Zimbabwe

  The main cause of food insecurity for many communal households in Zimbabwe is their reliance upon a form of subsistence-based agriculture which is dependent on a limited range of inputs often poorly suited to local conditions. The current agricultural system prioritizes monocropping and grain yield over other factors of food...
2016 - Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA)

Estudio de caso
Seeding the Way with Systems of Rice Intensification in Cambodia

Mrs Tea Sarim is one of the participating farmers in a European Union funded multi-country (Cambodia, Lao PDR, Vietnam and Thailand) project called "Sustaining and Enhancing the Momentum for Innovation and Learning around the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) in the Lower Mekong River Basin" ( Mrs Sarim is from...
2016 - Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2015-2024

The Agricultural Outlook 2015-2024, is a collaborative effort of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. It brings together the commodity, policy and country expertise of both organisations and input from collaborating member countries to provide an annual...
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Artículo de blog
México comprometido con la reducción de emisiones de CO2 en la agricultura

Con un trabajo interinstitucional que incluye especialistas, investigadores, operadores de políticas y representantes de instancias internacionales, la Secretaría de Agricultura, Ganadería, Desarrollo Rural, Pesca y Alimentación (Sagarpa) impulsa acciones para mitigar los efectos del cambio climático en el sector agropecuario del país a través de la difusión de conocimiento científico...
2016 - Centro International de Mejoramiento de Maíz y Trigo (CIMMYT)

Documento/nota de orientación
Resilience analysis in Sudan: a policy brief

Since 1950s, Sudan has been intermittently devastated by civil wars and, in 2011, has split into two different nations, the Republic of Sudan (subject of the analysis) and the Republic of the South Sudan. Nowadays, almost half of the population of the Republic of Sudan is at or below the...
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Prácticas de conservación del suelo y del agua para la reducción de la erosión del suelo y reforzar la conservación de agua

Este conjunto de tecnologías integradas trata de conseguir un cultivo adicional durante la estación seca a través de la combinación de la recolección de agua de lluvia, uso controlado del agua, caballones siguiendo las líneas topográficas y mulching (cobertura del suelo con materia orgánica). Todas ellas en conjunto aumentan la...
Saint Lucia
2016 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO TECA

Lomas de resguardo ganadero en Bolivia para épocas de inundación y de sequía

Las lomas de resguardo ganadero son montículos o plataformas altas de tierra construidas a pulso y se utilizan para resguardar al ganado y salvaguardar productos agrícolas en tiempos de inundación. También permiten enfrentar tiempos de sequía, porque están rodeadas periféricamente por un canal con capacidad de almacenamiento de alrededor de...
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
2016 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO TECA

Distribution of the added value of the organic food chain

Over the last decade the organic market in the EU has grown faster than the organic agricultural area, which raises the question to what extent organic supply chains function effectively. Therefore, this study investigated the creation and distribution of added value in a number of organic supply chains in different...
2016 - European Commission

Achats Institutionnels

En Afrique de l’Ouest, les achats institutionnels de produits locaux prennent de l’ampleur. On peut citer par exemple la modification des procédures d’achats du Programme alimentaire mondial (Pam) pour s’approvisionner en partie localement ; la constitution par certains États (Bénin, Mali, Niger, Togo) de stocks tampons pour les produits alimentaires...
2016 - ROPA
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