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The contribution of rural smallholder farming landscapes towards carbon sequestration

A case study of Maleka parish, Mayuge district
Uganda’s landscape is dominated by Small scale farmers who maintain trees on-farm to satisfy their basic needs. On-farm trees contribute to reduction of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and in this way contribute climate change mitigation. It has been observed that some farms are not managing trees appropriately. In order...
2014 - Makerere University

Revista especializada
Enlace. La revista de la agricultura de conservación nº 21

En la 66ª sesión de la Asamblea General de las Naciones Unidas se declaró oficialmente 2014 como el “Año Internacional de la Agricultura Familiar” (AIAF), con el objetivo reconocer el papel fundamental de los agricultores familiares en el desarrollo rural y otorgarles un lugar prioritario en las políticas agrícolas, ambientales...
2014 - Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maíz y Trigo (CIMMYT)

Agricultural Policy and European Integration in Southeastern Europe 2014

The countries of the Southeastern European (SEE) region pronounced their intention to move towards integration with the European Union (EU) in order to create a stable, united, and more prosperous region. The EU integration process should foster political stability and socio-economic and sustainable development in the region. The SEE candidate...

Artículo de boletín informativo
Family agriculture, technology and development

This CIRAD ‘Technology transfer and development newsletter’ underlines the central challenge of building innovation capacities of family producers and CIRAD’s commitment to the issues since the start of the ‘family agriculture and globalisation programme’.
2014 - Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement (CIRAD)

P4P Purchase for Progress. The Story

Connecting farmers to markets
This publication provides an overview of the achievements made, challenges faced and lessons learned throughout the five year Purchase for Progress (P4P) pilot. It highlights the experience of farmers, governments and other partners in the 20 pilot countries.
2014 - World Food Programme (WFP)

Report Typology WAW: France

This Report on the typology of the agricultural holdings in France is based on data from the agricultural census 2000. It uses three main criteria: labor type, commercialization and management type. A specific variable related to the direct marketing is used and put into debates. The identification of the diversification...
2014 - World Agricultures Watch (WAW)

Smallholder ecologies

This document provides a review of the scientific literature on agreocology, including global, regional, national and local studies. In the Annex, the performance of various agroecological management systems are described and compared. Based on these findings, key steps towards an agroecological transition are outlined.

Artículo de blog
ESA's response to Family Farming: Regional Implementation Workshop 2014

In 2008, the initiative to declare an International Year of Family Farming was launched by the World Rural Forum (WRF), in collaboration with more than 350 organizations from 60 countries on 5 continents. These included major regional networks of family farmers’ organizations in Africa, Asia and Latin America. In 2011,...
2014 - International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Documento/nota de orientación
The Forest and Farm Facility

building strength in numbers
This briefing describes the stages, benefits and challenges of organising, and explains FFF’s strategies, and how governments can help producer groups transform forest and farming landscapes.
2014 - The International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Hoja informativa
Rebuilding Somalia's livestock sector

Somalia’s livestock sector is based on nomadic pastoralism with a growing private sector led export industry and the mainstay of the Somali economy. Despite its many problems, the Horn of Africa nation comes second in global live sheep exports after Australia.
2014 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Foire sous-régionale des semences paysannes Part.1

SPSP et Biodiversité Échanges et Diffusion d’Expériences (BEDE) présentent un film d'Anne BERSON: "En route vers l'autonomie en semences en Afrique de l'Ouest, La foire sous-régionale des semences paysannes à Djimini, Sénégal". Une délégation de paysans de la sous-région et de France a sillonné une partie du Sénégal de Thiès à...
2014 - Biodiversité Échanges et Diffusion d’Expériences (BEDE)

Estudio de caso
Inclusive procurement & transparency

Connecting smallholder farmers to school feeding
Inclusive procurement is a deliberate way for governments to purchase goods or services from specific unfavoured or vulnerable supplier categories in order to advance social and economic development. However, public procurements must also meet transparency requirements in place to maintain integrity and to safeguard the expenditure of public funds. This...
Ghana - Kenya - Mali
2014 - SNV Netherlands Development Organisation

Global Plan of Action for the Conservation, Sustainable Use and Development of Forest Genetic Resources

At its 11th session in June 2007, the Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture emphasized the urgent need to conserve and sustainably use FGR, and included a report on The State of the World’s Forest Genetic Resources in its Multi-Year Programme of Work. On the basis of the...

Hoja informativa
Measuring local food systems’ resilience: lessons learned from Honduras and Nicaragua

This Briefing Note presents a series of resilience indicators as examples for measuring the resilience of local food systems based on community consultations in Honduras and Nicaragua. It is primarily addressed to food security and resilience practitioners in Central America and for those working on climate and food security metrics...
Honduras - Nicaragua
2014 - International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

SAFA (Sustainability Assessment of Food and Agriculture systems) Tool. User manual (version 2.2.40)

The free of charge SAFA Tool (version 2.2.40) is created by FAO to undertake sustainability assessment, as described in the SAFA Guidelines (version 3.0). The SAFA Tool guides users through the four SAFA assessment steps: “Mapping”, “Contextualization”, “Indicators” and “Reporting”. The indicators used are those offered in the Guidelines’ complement:...

Farming for the future. Communication efforts to advance family farming

Today family farming is the predominant form of agriculture in the world. Communication lies at the core of the process of change that involves family farming. Smallholder family farmers and rural communities require access to information and communication to make their voices heard and change their lives for the better....
2014 - Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO)

Hoja informativa
Youth and Aquaculture in Africa

Youth un- and under-employment are critical issues facing Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). In spite of urbanisation and industrialisation, agriculture remains the principal employer and producer throughout SSA. Thus, a more modern and profitable agriculture sector (including aquaculture, fisheries, forestry and livestock) is required to generate much needed decent employment opportunities for the Continent’s...
2014 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

A future for the eel, fishermen and researchers cooperate

Fishermen in Aveiro are participating in environmental conservation measures to help restore the sustainability of a once economically valuable species: the European eel. Their participation is allowing researchers to go further and faster in their study and giving fishermen a role in assessing eels stocks, and a voice in proposing...
2014 - CI Aveiro (Inter-municipal Body of Aveiro)

Artículo de revista especializada
HNV Farming – Explaining the Concept and Interpreting EU and National Policy Commitments

The concept of “High Nature Value farming” developed in the early 1990s from a growing recognition that the conservation of biodiversity in Europe depends on the continuation of low-intensity farming systems across large areas of countryside (see Beaufoy et al., 1994; Bignal et al., 1994; Bignal & McCracken, 1996; 2000)....
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Actas de conferencia
Plan de Acción de la CELAC

Las Jefas y los Jefes de Estado y de Gobierno de América Latina y el Caribe, reunidos en La Habana, Cuba, en ocasión de la II Cumbre de la Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños (CELAC), celebrada los días 28 y 29 de enero de 2014, con el objetivo de...
2014 - Cumbre de la Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños (CELAC)
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