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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

Artículo de revista
Editorial - Co-creation in the practice, science and movement of agroecology

Knowledge building is central to agroecology rooted in family farming. But why? What type of knowledge, and whose knowledge is mobilised? This issue of Farming Matters explores what we really mean by co-creation of knowledge in agroecology, why it is so essential for today’s challenges, and how it takes place around the world.
In agroecology, farmers continuously build situation-specific knowledge that allows them to develop under unpredictable and changing circumstances. There are no  fixed prescriptions in agroecology about how to produce, process, market or store food, feed, medicine and fibre. Rather, different practices work in different ways depending on each specific context and ecosystem....
India - Mexico - Netherlands (Kingdom of the) - Rwanda
2016 - ILEIA, Center for Learning on Sustainable Agriculture

Documento de trabajo
Farm Transition and Indigenous Growth

The Rise to Medium- and Large-Scale Farming in Ghana
This paper characterizes the transition from small-scale farming and the drivers of farm size growth among medium- and large-scale farmers in Ghana. The research was designed to better understand the dynamics of change in Ghana’s farm structure and contribute to the debate on whether Africa should pursue a smallholder-based or...
2016 - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Documento de la Conferencia
Small-scale Farmers and Women Empowerment in the Near East and North Africa Region

In the framework of the 33th FAO's Regional Conference for the Near East, this  discussion paper is dedicated to small-scale agriculture.  The majority of agricultural activities in the NENA region involves small-holders (small-scale farmers, pastoralists, forest keepers, fishers and aquaculture farmers) who produce the bulk of fresh food supply. The paper analyses the...
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Economics of land degradation and improvement

This book on Economics of Land Degradation and Improvement provides with valuable knowledge and information both at the global, regional, and national levels on the costs of land degradation and benefits of taking action against land degradation. A key advantage of this book is that it goes beyond the conventional...
Argentina - Bhutan - China - Ethiopia - India - Kenya - Malawi - Niger - Russian Federation - Senegal - United Republic of Tanzania - Uzbekistan
2016 - Springer International Publishing

IYFF+10: Global Action for Family Farming

After the remarkable results of the International Year of Family Farming IYFF-2014, celebration preceded by intense global campaign coordinated by the World Rural Forum, the central objective of the IYFF+10 initiative will remain improving public policy in favor of Family Farming. This campaign, recently launched by the FRM, will have,...
2016 - World Rural Forum

Artículo de blog
Good agricultural practices in Mashreq

Good agricultural practices emerged as a common priority in Egypt and Lebanon during the initial meetings that were held as part of the ENPARD South Support Programme. Following which, there was a mutual agreement between ENPARD, the Egyptian and Lebanese think tank to organise in each country a national workshop...
Egypt - Lebanon
2016 - European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD)

Artículo de revista
Valuing un-cultivated foods

Commodification of forests in an era of climate crisis has reduced them to mere ‘carbon stocks’. Forests are also food reservoirs and many rural poor communities depend on forests for meeting their food needs. Given the right support, uncultivated foods can be a solution for addressing the issue of food...
2016 - Leisa India

Resilience analysis in Sudan

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has been on the front line of resilience measurement since 2008. Together with other key partners, FAO has been pioneering resilience measurement and analysis with respect to food insecurity through the Resilience Index Measurement and Analysis (RIMA) (FAO, 2015) model....
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Artículo de blog
Organic Agriculture Support Initiative (OASI) Project Launch

This project specifically aims at increasing local value-added of Armenian organic products as well as assisting higher efficiency of relevant public and private institutions. It will support the RA Ministry of Agriculture with creating a clear and enabling legal environment for organic producers and processors in line with international standards....
Armenia - Austria
2016 - Austrian Development Agency

Documento/nota de orientación
Engaging with farmers’ organizations for more effective smallholder development

How to do
Smallholder farmers use different strategies to improve their market presence and to capture more value added in the agricultural sector. These strategies include the creation of cooperatives and other farmers’ organizations (FOs). FOs exist today in all countries and in most rural areas, although at different levels of development and...
2016 - International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
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