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The Smallholders Foundation Nigeria
The Smallholders Foundation promotes sustainable agriculture and environmental conservation through educational radio programmes. Smallholder Farmers Rural Radio broadcasts daily programs on agricultural management, environmental conservation, and market access, which reach over 250,000 smallholder farmers. Broadcasts are done in the local Igbo language, and reach listeners in three local government catchments...
2012 - United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Documento técnico
Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation - Challenges and Opportunities in the Food Sector

The aim of the workshop is to examine various types of standards and labels and to build upon lessons learned from concrete examples to identify issues and challenges to be addressed, discuss their potential contribution to improve sustainability of food systems, and propose measures in order to improve their effectiveness....
2012 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Artículo de revista especializada
Land degradation and smallholder farmers’ response

A case of villages in the southern parts of Ludewa District, Iringa Region
A cross sectional study was conducted to investigate response of smallholder farmers to land degradation in the southern parts of Ludewa District. The study involved 240 respondents randomly selected from stratified population based on gender and type of village. Besides, focus group discussions were made to gauge farmers’ opinions based...
United Republic of Tanzania
2012 - Open University of Tanzania

Documento técnico
Potential Impacts of Climate Change on Food Security in Mali

The paper further examines the effectiveness of public investment, namely research and development for agriculture, as a crucial measure for adaptation. The large amount of resources that would be necessary to avoid the worst case scenario suggests the necessity of continued support from the international community to improve food security...
2012 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Artículo de blog
Farm-connected CSAs should offer more than just ‘veggie subscriptions’

Today, while many models like this still exist, there are also some CSAs that have abandoned entirely the notion of sharing the risk. In crowded markets like the San Francisco Bay Area, farms like Full Belly Farm and Capay Organic allow members to join for as little as one month....

Characteristics of Private Farms and Family Farm Labour in Hungary by Settlement Size

The Hungarian Central Statistical Office (HCSO) conducted a general agricultural census (ÁMÖ) in 2010, where enterprises and households performing agricultural activity were surveyed. According to the preliminary results, the number of private farms fell significantly in the last ten years. The present study concentrates on these farms and their labour...

Artículo de revista especializada
Review of the evidence base for ecosystem-based approaches for adaptation to climate change

Ecosystem-based approaches for adaptation (EbA) integrate the use of biodiversity and ecosystem services into an overall strategy for helping people adapt to climate change. To date, insight into these approaches has often been based on reports from isolated anecdotal case studies. Although these are informative, and provide evidence that people...

Documento de trabajo
Greening the Economy with Agriculture

This document has been prepared with the generous support of the Federal Office for Agriculture of Switzerland. The document includes a series of four working papers seeking to support discussions on the green economy of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) process. The draft papers were presented and...
2012 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Artículo de revista
European Orchard in the North of Moldova

Although he comes from a family of teachers, and graduated from a pedagogical department, he focused on another field. Like many other Moldovans, he worked for some years abroad. When he returned home, he decided it was time for him to build his future in his own country, closer to...
Republic of Moldova

Artículo de revista especializada
El marco institucional de la agricultura familiar en Costa Rica

El propósito de este estudio del universo es responder a las siguientes preguntas: ¿Quiénes son, cuántos y dónde se localizan los agricultores familiares que serán perjudicados y beneficiados por la apertura comercial y por las políticas públicas en el sector?, ¿cuáles son los potenciales impactos que se esperan de la...
Costa Rica
2012 - Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica (UNA)

Inclusión de la agricultura familiar en cadenas de valor

Proyecto Paraguay Inclusivo, informe de diseño del proyecto
El Proyecto “Inclusión de la Agricultura Familiar en Cadenas de Valor” tiene como objetivo: “contribuir a incrementar los activos, los ingresos y calidad de vida de los agricultores familiares campesinos pobres y población rural pobre, mediante su inserción en forma sostenible, y a través de sus organizaciones sociales representativas, en...
2012 - Ministerio de Agricultura y Ganadería Paraguay

Artículo de revista
Prosperity was Born in the Country

The one who works with dedication can achieve obvious and valuable results in Moldova as well. The entrepreneur Svetlana Dodon strongly believes in it. She has developed her small family business into a prosperous, promising business. She decided to grow strawberries, because strawberries are always in great demand. And she...
Republic of Moldova

Conservation agriculture: opportunities for intensified farming and environmental conservation in dry areas

A synthesis of research and trials with smallholder farmers in drylands systems; benefits and constraints to adoption. Farmer experiences and potential for uptake in Iraq, Syria, Morocco and Tunisia.
This report presents examples, approaches and evidence on conservation agriculture and its potential for use in low-income countries. It is designed to help policy makers and development partners appreciate the issues and evaluate how conservation agriculture can contribute to rural development and food security goals, paving the way for its...
Australia - Iraq - Morocco - Syrian Arab Republic - Tunisia
2012 - International Center for Agriculture Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)

Consumption and perception of processed fruits in the Western Balkan region

The aim of the study was to gain a better understanding of the consumption and perception of processed fruits in Western Balkan countries in order to support consumer-oriented product development. In-depth interviews (n ¼ 183) were used to explore the consumption of processed fruits, the motives to consume such fruits...
Bosnia and Herzegovina - Croatia - Montenegro - Serbia - Slovenia - North Macedonia

Artículo de blog
WFP and GIZ’s integrated approach helps farmers in Zimbabwe

In Zimbabwe, WFP and the German Government’s development agency, GIZ, are working together to improve the food security of vulnerable people in rural Manicaland. Since 2009, not only has WFP managed the logistics and warehousing of GIZ’s largest agricultural project in Zimbabwe, but recently the project has also adopted WFP’s...
2012 - World Food Programme (WFP)

Boletín informativo
Sistemas Ingeniosos del Patrimonio Agrícola Mundial (SIPAM). La Agricultura de Chiloé

En este segundo Boletín informativo se seguirá comunicando acerca de activididades y logros del proyecto SIPAM, con la intención de que cada vez más actores del territorio puedan conocer y participar de esta iniciativa.
2012 - Universidad Austral de Chile

Documento/nota de orientación
Cooperatives in small-scale fisheries

Enabling successes through community empowerment
Cooperatives in the small-scale fisheries sector are a way of maximizing long-term community benefits to deal with the threats of fisheries mismanagement, livelihood insecurity and poverty – harsh realities for many of the world’s small-scale fishers. Communities with successful community-based organizations are better off than those without (Ostrom, 1990). Successful...
Brazil - Mexico
2012 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

​L’élevage en agriculture biologique

L’intégration de l’élevage dans les exploitations agricoles est l’un des principes de l’agriculture biologique. Dans les zones tempérées et arides, l'élevage des animaux joue un rôle important dans le recyclage des nutriments, alors qu'il est moins souligné dans les tropiques humides. Les soins, la formation et l'alimention des animaux sont...
2012 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO TECA

Conservation Agriculture With Trees (CAWT) project

Scaling-up the science and practice of conservation agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa
Supported by Sida, the World Agroforestry centre (ICRAF) and the African Conservation Tillage Network (ACT) launched the Conservation Agriculture with Trees (CAWT) pilot project in Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia. The countries were selected as among those in Africa where there was strong evidence of CA up-scaling taking place. The...
Ghana - Kenya - United Republic of Tanzania - Zambia
2012 - African Conservation Tillage Network (ACT)

Patrimonio alimentario de Chile: productos y preparaciones de la Región de Arica y Parinacota

La Región de Arica y Parinacota, concentra la mayor riqueza de recursos genéticos agrícolas del país; de 33 productos de nuestro patrimonio agrícola, 29 están presentes en esta región. Estos productos y la gastronomía en base de ellos son un patrimonio ancestral de las comunidades costeras, de agricultores y pobladores...
2012 - Fundación para la Innovación Agraria (FIA)
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