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FAO Rwanda Newsletter

Sustainability is the cornerstone of FAORwanda’s work, from building the resilience of Rwandan families to supporting the domestication of the Sustainable Development Goals. Explore these initiatives and more in this quarter’s newsletter
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

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Exploring the concept of water tenure

The purpose of this paper is examine the notion of tenure in connection with water resources and to explore whether the concept of water tenure has the potential to make a useful contribution towards resolving the world’s water resources challenges. It seeks to provide answers to the following questions: (a)...
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

The Number, Size, and Distribution of Farms, Smallholder Farms, and Family Farms Worldwide

Numerous sources provide evidence of trends and patterns in average farm size and farmland distribution worldwide, but they often lack documentation, are in some cases out of date, and do not provide comprehensive global and comparative regional estimates. This article uses agricultural census data (provided at the country level in...
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Boletín informativo
Plan Maroc Vert : les grands principes et avancées de la stratégie agricole marocaine

Bulletin de synthèse souveraineté alimentaire
En 2008, le Maroc a adopté le Plan Maroc Vert, qui vise à faire de l’agriculture un des moteurs de croissance de l’économie nationale dans les quinze prochaines années. Pour atteindre ses objectifs ambitieux, le Plan Maroc Vert cible les exploitations familiales de petite et moyenne taille et les exploitations...
2016 - Inter-reseaux développement rural

Artículo de revista
Strawberry fields forever. A farmer - researcher partnership

Professor Steve Gliessman and farmer Jim Cochran are among the movers and shakers of the strawberry sector in California. Since the 1980s they have been experimenting with sustainable ways to grow strawberries and with alternative food networks. Committed to the agroecological transition, they built a powerful farmer- researcher partnership that was groundbreaking for farmers, academia and the strawberry industry as a whole.
The central coast of California, with its Mediterranean climate, is an important strawberry growing region. Strawberry production here, as in many other locales, is highly dependent on expensive, energy-intensive, and environmentally harmful off-farm inputs. The current system of industrial, conventional strawberry production in California can be traced back to the...
United States of America
2016 - ILEIA, Center for Learning on Sustainable Agriculture

Artículo de blog
FAO assesses value-chain approach to food security in Great Lakes Region

Food security improved for over 25,000 farmers through commercialization and cross-border trade
Success stories and lessons learnt are discussed at an event in the Rwandese capital, concluding a project on the improvement of food security in cross-border districts of Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, and Uganda, in support of the modernization of agriculture under the NEPAD-CAADP framework. With the objective of...
Burundi - Democratic Republic of the Congo - Rwanda - Uganda
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Artículo de blog
Inspirational ideas: Preserving soil organic matter and protecting water sources

Nuno Marques, a Portuguese farmer (beef, cereal and forestry), has developed a new land and soil management strategy for Mediterranean soil and climatic conditions. His project achieved a sustainable intensification of the production system by improving soil fertility, water and land productivity and the efficiency of external inputs. These findings...
2016 - Eip-Agri

Artículo de blog
Regional workshop on the integration of Gender-Disaggregated Data in agricultural national statistics

Tunis September 1, 2016: The regional workshop on the use of gender statistics in the field of agriculture and the plans to integrate the gender issue in agricultural statistics was launched on Thursday, September 1st 2016 by Mr Taieb Baccouche, Secretary General of the Arab Maghreb Union (AMU), in the...
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

"Suelo seguro. Un derecho que el viento no se lleva" - AGENDA IGUALDAD

Clacso TV y Techo visitaron el barrio de Hornos, en el municipio de Moreno, en el oeste del Gran Buenos Aires, de Argentina. Sus habitantes esperan el título de propiedad del suelo, como la llave para acceder a otros derechos y servicios que dignifiquen su urbanismo y sus vidas. Este video...
2016 - Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales (CLACSO)

Special Report FAO/WFP Crop and Food Security Assessment Mission to the Syrian Arab Republic

Food production in Syria has hit a record low as widespread insecurity and unfavourable weather conditions in parts of the country continued to hamper access to land, farming supplies and markets, making it ever more difficult for farmers to maintain their livelihoods and feed the war-torn country. The latest Crop and...
Syrian Arab Republic
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Artículo de blog
Moldova signs four-year cooperation agreement with FAO

Helping Moldova’s agrifood sector become more internationally competitive, more sustainable, more resilient to climate change, and a major contributor to rural development are the objectives of an agreement signed today between Moldova and FAO. Results will include strengthened the food safety system and phytosanitary control services, promotion of Moldovan agrifood products...
Republic of Moldova
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Artículo de revista especializada
Dynamique de recomposition sociale dans l’agriculture irriguée en Algérie : Cas d’un périmètre public d’irrigation dans la plaine de Mitidja

La restructuration de l'agriculture, en place depuis 1980, a conduit à une recomposition sociale des exploitations, en particulier dans les zones irriguées. Cette recomposition repose sur un accès différent aux ressources de production et aux opportunités sociales. Notre article analyse les formes sociales dans l 'agriculture à travers l' étude...

Objetivos do Desenvolvimento Sustentável

Este é o primeiro vídeo da série do IBGE Explica sobre os Objetivos de Desenvolvimento Sustentável (ODS).
2016 - Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE)

Artículo de blog
Tackling postharvest losses through a systems approach

One third of crops harvested globally, are lost due to poor post-harvest handling and storage. Even though, the topic has been on the table of governments, local and international development organisations for a while, the situation has not improved significantly. For better post-harvest handling, farmers need two things: Know-how as...
2016 - African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (AFAAS)

Artículo de blog
EU farmers dream of the digital age

For tomorrow’s farmers, the choice is to get connected or face the consequences. And the transition is already under way. In 2015, almost all French farmers (98%) used the internet at least once a week for professional reasons, according to the 2015 Agrinautes-Agrisurfeurs study.
European Union
2016 - EurActiv

Agroecology for sustainable agriculture in Trinidad: ROCROPS AGROTEC

Rocrops is a smallholder farm established in 1990 in Trinidad. It is owned and managed by the husband and wife Ramgopaul and Beena Roop. The Rocrops farm is comprised of 1.29 ha. (3ac) of former degraded and acidic (3.5pH) sugar cane lands. The development of the farm has emphasized a...
Trinidad and Tobago
2016 - Rocrops farm

Complex development of a Mangalica farm

A young entrepreneur, Ms Zsóka Fekete, after her studies on animal production decided to set up her own farm. There she would breed the native Hungarian swine breed called Mangalica. RDP support from different measures was received at the different stages of the farm’s development.

Brechas de género en las cadenas andinas

La participación en las cadenas de valor de llamas, papas andinas y quinoa asume rasgos particulares según el tipo de unidad de producción que se considere. Su incorporación en los sistemas campesinos, que resultan predominantes en la puna y quebradas jujeñas, se orienta a la reproducción de la unidad familiar,...
2016 - Unidad para el Cambio Rural (UCAR)

Artículo de revista especializada
Role of inland fishery and aquaculture for food and nutrition security in Nepal

Fish as a food is generally acceptable to all regardless of region, religion, race, gender and age across Nepal. The aquaculture and open-water capture fishery contributes about 2 % of agricultural gross domestic production; this share of fisheries sector is tiny but promising having a fastest 8–9 % annual growth rate. Nevertheless,...

Sustainability and Competitiveness of Romanian Farms through Organic Agriculture

Currently, the development of any sector involves respecting the principles of sustainability, which means economic, social and environmental development. Moreover, organic farming is a very important field for ensuring sustainable development. Romania has great potential for the development of organic agriculture, especially due to the large number of available farmland...
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