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ALECA: Une menace pour l'agriculture tunisienne?

L'agriculture tunisienne, considérée jusque là comme un secteur refuge et défiscalisé par les agriculteurs et les investisseurs privés tunisiens, ne peut tenir, éventuellement, la concurrence prévue par la libéralisation des échanges des produits agricoles avec l'Europe qu'à plusieurs conditions. La première consiste pour ce secteur à accroître ses exportations à 8%...

Potentially Important Food Plants of Uganda

Formed in 2007, Food Plant Solutions Rotary Action Group (FPS) creates science-based educational materials, which: identify highly nutritious local food plants, explain how to grow them in a sustainable, agroecological way, detail the nutritional value of the plants and describe why human bodies require those nutrients. The resources created by FPS allows people to better...
2016 - Food Plant Solutions

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How Italian Mountain Honey Is Made

Think of Italy and one thinks of food, but not many people think 'mountains.' Yet mountains remain a principle source of the traditional, handcrafted food production Italy is famous for. Since climate and gradients combined render large-scale industrial agriculture unfeasible, food traditions and environmental health endure in most of Italy's mountains....

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Farmers’ Rights Consultation

Farmers’ Rights Global Consultation, held between 27-30 of September in Bali, organized by the Government of Indonesia with support from The Government of Norway and The International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA).  

Transitioning out of GM maize

Towards nutrition security, climate adaptation, agro-ecology and social justice
Coinciding with World Food Day, the African Centre for Biodiversity (ACB), in a new report titled “Transitioning out of GM maize: towards nutrition security, climate adaptation, agro-ecology and social justice” makes a compelling case for South Africa to urgently transition out of GM maize production, to systems that are socially...
South Africa
2016 - African Centre for Biodiversity

Increasing Productivity of Wheat-Legume Cropping Systems for Smallholders under Changing Climate in Drylands

West Asia and North Africa is the most water scarce region in the world. The mounting challenges with climate change is fast undermining the region’s ability to feed its growing population. The region is the most food-import dependent in the world. Farmers confront erratic rainfall, frequent droughts, increasing salinity, and...
2016 - International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)

China and FAO strengthen South-South Cooperation

After decades of successful collaboration, China and FAO have agreed to broaden the scope of their cooperation, building on their achievements to further promote rural development worldwide.
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Enhancing crop diversity leads to farm resilience

Mono-cropping of cash crops for generating incomes has displaced mixed farming systems and associated local crop diversity, negatively impacting on food security and climate resilience. Initiatives to produce improved varieties through participatory varietal selection, intercropping trials with pulses and millets and promoting local millet seed production through community seed banks...
2016 - Leisa India

Transition agropastorale des steppes et processus d’évolution des écosystèmes pâturés

Le projet porte sur les voies à explorer pour retrouver des équilibres entre les usages pour l’élevage et la capacité des végétations steppiques à se renouveler. La transformation des sociétés basées sur l’élevage avait été appelée la "Révolution silencieuse" du pastoralisme au Maghreb dès les années 1990. Elle s’expliquait par...
2016 - Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement (CIRAD)

​Aquaponics in Indonesia: Bumina and Yumina systems as an integrated farming technique combining vegetables, fruits and fish

Aquaponics is a symbiotic integration of two mature food production disciplines. Aquaculture (the science of fish farming) and hydroponics (the science of growing plants without soil) are combined within a closed recirculating system. This technology describes in detail how to build Bumina and Yumina special aquaponic type systems. Bumina system...
2016 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO TECA

Tecnologías para el ahorro de mano de obra: tracción animal y procesado mecánico de cultivos

Este artículo incluye algunos ejemplos de uso de la tracción animal como fuente de energía para operaciones de post-cosecha. Detalla las características del equipo de tiro impulsado por animales, molienda motorizada de granos (molinos de placa, de rodillos y de martillos), extracción de aceite motorizada (prensa de tornillo sinfín, prensa...
2016 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO TECA

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Who will feed the Nyeleni-Europe forum? Portrait of a producer

Enike and Istvan run a CSA farm that provides many of our Ecoruralis hosts with their weekly box on a year-round basis. The essential aspects of shared risk and benefits are in place, as is the year-long commitment to their farm, even if payment is made on a weekly basis....
2016 - URGENCI

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Small Scale Family Farming

Despite its enormous contribution to food security and to rural economy, small-scale agriculture faces a number of intertwined constraints that are impeding its productivity, its profitability and its contribution to economic growth. These include a limited access to productive assets (land, water and capital), poor linkages to markets and the...
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions

In the coming year, the Commission will work in the framework of the 10 priorities outlined in the Political Guidelines – presented at the start of our mandate following discussions with the European Parliament and inspired by the European Council's 'Strategic agenda for the Union in times of change' –...
European Union
2016 - European Commission

An economic assessment of GHG mitigation policy options for EU agriculture

The project 'Economic Assessment of GHG mitigation policy options for EU agriculture (EcAMPA)' is designed to assess some aspects of a potential inclusion of the agricultural sector into the EU 2030 climate policy framework. In the context of possible reductions of non-CO2 emissions from EU agriculture, the scenario results of...
European Union
2016 - European Commission

An Evaluation of the Program on Enhancing Resilience to Natural Disasters and the Effects of Climate Change in Bangladesh

The overall objective of the ER+ component is to assist ultra-poor women and their families in disaster-prone areas of Bangladesh in lifting themselves above the lower poverty line toward greater food security. To achieve the objective, a third “promotional” year has been introduced to ER, during which women—either ER laborers/trainees...
2016 - International Food Policy Research Institute IFPRI

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New ways of thinking about farmland and forest management

Rural land provides a range of key functions and services on which society depends. However environmental and social benefits continue to be undervalued in land management decisions. Using the concepts of public goods and ecosystem services, the PEGASUS project will investigate new ways of thinking about the way farmland and forests...
European Union
2016 - Eip-Agri

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Research for agri committee - food value chain in the EU - how to improve it and strengthen the bargaining power of farmers

The food supply chain plays a substantial role in the European economy, connecting sectors such as agricultural, food processing industry and distribution that together make more than 5% of European value-added and 7% of employment. Furthermore, all European consumers are directly affected by EU food supply chain performance since food...
European Union
2016 - Euroepan Parliament

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Georgia develops production and certification of seeds

A new laboratory in the village of Tsilkani in Georgia has been furnished with all the equipment needed to conduct seed quality control – thanks to an FAO project financed by Austria. Operated by the Scientific Research Centre of Georgia’s Ministry of Agriculture with, the new lab is equipped with seed...
2016 - Food and Agriculture of the United Nations

European Development Days: Europe’s leading forum on development since 2006

Organised by the European Commission, the European Development Days (EDD) bring the development community together each year to share ideas and experiences in ways that inspire new partnerships and innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. For its tenth anniversary, EDD 2016 will focus on the ‘2030 Agenda for Sustainable...
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