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2015–2016 El Niño

Early action and response for agriculture, food security and nutrition
El Niño is the warming of sea surface temperature in the tropical Pacific, which occurs roughly every 2 to 7 years, lasting from 6 to 24 months. While the main threat to food production is reduced rainfall and drought in some regions, El Niño can also cause heavy rains and...
El Salvador - Ethiopia - Haiti - Honduras - Indonesia - Lesotho - Malawi - Mongolia - Mozambique - Nicaragua - Papua New Guinea - Philippines - Somalia - South Africa - Timor-Leste - Zimbabwe
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Artículo de blog
FAO opens new subregional office in Lebanon to tackle effects of crises

Conflicts in Syria, Iraq and Yemen are the prime culprit behind the doubling of undernourished people in the Near East, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today as he visited Beirut, where FAO is opening a new sub-regional office.Lebanon and 14 other countries in the Near East and North...
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Strengthening Agricultural Water Efficiency and Productivity on the African and Global Level

Water harvesting for agriculture: Status, performance and scope assessment in Uganda, Burkina Faso and Morocco
This assessment targets agricultural water extension agents and technical experts, providing them with clear indications on how to improve water harvesting (WH) capacity for agricultural production in the three case study countries, as well as how to select feasible and suited WH techniques for different geographical areas. It is an...
Burkina Faso - Morocco - Uganda
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Age of the Farmer

65 is the average age of farmers, and there are not enough young farmers to replace them. How did we get here?

Atelier international sur la bactérie « Xylella fastidiosa » et « Olive Quick Decline Syndrome (OQDS)

Du 19 au 22 avril  2016 se tient un « atelier international sur la bactérie «  Xylella fastidiosa » et  «  Olive Quick Decline Syndrome (OQDS) : Syndrome du déclin rapide des oliviers’. Cet atelier est organisé par la FAO et la Convention internationale de la Protection des Végétaux (CIPV / IPPC)  et le...
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Convention internationale de la Protection des Végétaux (CIPV / IPPC), CIHEAM IAM- Bari

Artículo de revista especializada
Managing Flexibility and Expectations: Gendered Experiences of Spatial-temporal Relations in Swedish Family-based Dairy Farming

In recent decades, the Swedish agricultural sector has been reshaped by economic change and the restructuring of the labour market, but it is still dominated by family farms dependent on the labour and time of family members. To date, the concept of temporality and time has attracted limited attention within...

West African women defend traditional palm oil

In the last century, industrial oil palm plantations expanded around the world, first in Asia, then in Latin America. The development of high-yielding oil palms and new processing techniques—which transformed the traditionally viscous red liquid into a colourless, odourless oil suitable for global markets—made oil palm plantations a lucrative investment....
2016 - GRAIN

Artículo de blog
Smart farming trying to find its feet in EU agriculture

The EU Common Agricultural Policy after 2020 should mobilise both direct payments and rural development pillars, in order to pave the way for the introduction of much-needed digital technologies in the farming sector, experts in precision agriculture told. The rising demand for agricultural products, combined with the need to protect the...
European Union
2016 - EurActiv

Artículo de revista especializada
Les systèmes d’élevage de petits ruminants en Tunisie Centrale : stratégies différenciées et adaptations aux transformations du territoire

En Tunisie centrale, l’élevage ovin reste très présent, malgré les nombreuses perturbations auxquelles il fait face depuis les années 1970 : aléas climatiques, évolutions socio-économiques et culturelles, développement des cultures. Ces évolutions entraînent une diminution des ressources issues des parcours. Il s’agit de comprendre comment des familles maintiennent une activité d’élevage...
2016 - Institut National Agronomique de Tunis

Sitio web
El clima está cambiando y nos estamos adaptando

El Programa Mundial de Alimentos en Ecuador, el Ministerio de Medio Ambiente (MAE), en coordinación con el Ministerio de Agricultura, Ganadería, Acuicultura y Pesca (MAGAP), trabajan junto a los gobiernos locales desde el 2011 para mejorar la resiliencia de las comunidades frente a los efectos adversos del cambio climático para...
2016 - Programa Mundial de Alimentos (PMA Ecuador)

Artículo de blog
Rural development in Poland will focus on smallholders’ poverty

Supporting small and family-owned farms is among goals of the Common Agricultural Policy for the period 2014-2020. Poland stands as one of the primary beneficiaries of this focus. Poland has one of the highest shares of small farms in its agricultural sector, yet the number of working poor smallholders is high. 73%...

Mainstreaming Gender into Forestry Interventions in Asia and the Pacific

Gender mainstreaming, as a formalized concept, was established by the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action in 1995 and grounded upon international frameworks – both obligatory and voluntary – that provide rationale and commitments upon United Nations (UN) Member States for its implementation. Gender mainstreaming is not an end in...
2016 - Food and Agriculture organizations of the United Nations

Hoja informativa
South Africa implements a national strategy to support community seed banks

Farmers have traditionally maintained local seeds, and through them biodiversity, using indigenous knowledge passed through generations. Farmers select, plant, harvest, clean, and store seeds to feed their families today and in the future. They also exchange and share seeds with their neighbors, friends, and relatives. However, these traditional practices are...
South Africa
2016 - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Farm-Success project third transnational meeting

The third transnational project meeting for the Farm-Success Project took place in Rome, Italy on the 15-16th September 2016. Representatives from each of the Project’s eight partners attended the transnational meeting; the third of many transnational meetings held throughout the duration of the Project. This third meeting provided a platform...

Estudio de caso
Green Gate Organic Farm

The Green Gate Organic Farm is the farm operation part of the National Environment Centre (NEC), a vocational education facility part of TAFE NSW Riverina Institute in New South Wales, Australia. The farm was set up in the mid 1990’s. In the process of planning a number of uncertainties were...
2016 - TAFE Riverina Institute

World bee day

Bees and other pollinators are very important for human survival. One third of food produced in the world depends on pollination and bees play the most important role among the pollinators. By pollination, bees contribute to successful agricultural production, to providing food security, and they also assure the nutritional security...

Artículo de revista especializada
Problems and Prospects of Dairy farming in Central Region of Eritrea, East Africa

Dairy farming is one of the leading agricultural activities in almost all parts of the world including Eritrea. Dairying in Eritrea is highly subsistence and major contributions come from small scale producers who owns have almost 90 per cent of dairy animal. There is high a demand for milk and...

Forum for the Future of Agriculture 2016

This year’s Forum for the Future of Agriculture will be the first to take place since the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted by world leaders in September 2015 and FFA2016 will look at what this means for agriculture and the environment in Europe and around the world. Now that...
2016 - Forum for the Future of Agriculture

Aprendizaje en línea
Improving Nutrition through Agriculture and Food Systems

This course illustrates the linkages between agriculture, food systems and nutrition. Starting from two realistic scenarios, the course describes benefits and opportunities for integrating nutrition into food system policies, investments and programmes. It also provides a series of examples of nutrition-sensitive policies and interventions, as well as an overview of...
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO

Livestock Epidemio-Surveillance Project to Support Livelihoods of vulnerable rural smallholders and pastoralists

The action contributes to the EU Trust Fund objectives (1) creating greater economic and employment opportunities; and (2) strengthening resilience of communities and in particular the most vulnerable, as well as refugees and displaced people. The action is also aligned with the Valletta Action Plan priority domain (1) development benefits...
2016 - European Commission
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