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Highlights of recent IFPRI food policy research for USAID

To meet the needs of a growing global population that is projected to reach 9 billion by 2050, agricultural production must increase significantly. As such, agriculture and rural development will continue to play a critical role in alleviating poverty and malnutrition. This brochure highlights some of the key collaborations between IFPRI...

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East African agriculture and climate change: A comprehensive analysis - Uganda

The climate of Uganda is regarded as its most valuable natural resource, and a major determinant of other natural resources, such as water, forests, and wildlife, as well as human activities based on these resources, such as agriculture and ecotourism (Republic of Uganda, MWE 2007). Together these resources provide the...
2013 - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Politique nationale de sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle

Le document de politique nationale de sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle trouve ses fondements dans la Constitution et les différents instruments juridiques internationaux, continentaux, ou régionaux ratifiés par le Burkina Faso. En effet le CILSS, la CEDEAO et l’UEMOA dont le Burkina Faso est membre constituent des organisations intergouvernementales qui jouent...
2013 - Secrétariat Permanent de la Coordination des Politiques Agricoles (SP/CPSA)

Revista especializada
CIHEAM Watch Letter 24 - Rural development in the Mediterranean Countries

Agro-food chain is the only chain in the economy that can bring together and integrate numerous of economic activities, can connect hundreds of local enterprises with thousands consumers and producers, offering a unique opportunity to rural development, which consequently can reinvigorate the region’s economy and the whole national economy. Rural...
Algeria - Egypt - Portugal - Spain - Tunisia
2013 - Centre international de hautes études agronomiques méditerranéennes (CIHEAM-IAMM)

Artículo de revista
Family farmers feeding the world

This issue of Baobab ushers in 2014, the UN proclaimed Year of Family Farming. Agricultural production, conservation of biodiversity, resilience of rural communities and preservation of culture are part and parcel of stronger family farming. This issue emphasises the importance of diverse family farming across Africa, provides practical examples that...
2013 - AgriCultures Network

Documento de la Conferencia
Les déterminants de l'adoption d'innovations techniques sur maïs à l'ouest Cameroun, une contribution à la sécurisation alimentaire

Au Cameroun, la diffusion du maïs s’est accélérée en réponse à une demande croissante. Son extension dans les zones rurales concourt à améliorer la sécurité alimentaire via la diversification des revenus et l'accroissement des disponibilités alimentaires. Afin d'accroître les rendements, des hybrides ont été produites par la recherche agricole. Les auteurs...
2013 - Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement (CIRAD)

Aprendizaje en línea
Introduction to the Responsible Governance of Tenure

The course introduces the main concepts and principles of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure. It aims to help people understand the Guidelines and to apply the principles to practical situations in their countries, as well as to raise the general awareness of responsible governance of tenure...
2013 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO

Pastoralism 'alive and well' in Africa

Ian Scoones from the Institute of Development Studies and the Future Agricultures Consortium reflects on some key issues emerging from a recent conference on the future of pastoralism in Africa. His overwhelming conclusion: Pastoralism is "alive and well" in some parts of the continent. But there are downsides: constraints caused...
2013 - International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)

Artículo de revista
Organic Farmer Explores New Horizons

Funding under the LEADER programme is helping organic farmers Dominic and Alison Leonard to develop a farm shop and to capitalise on the amenity value of their farm. The Leonards run Castlewood Organic Farm, located along the River Nore near Durrow in Co Laois. Dublin-born Dominic and Australian-born Alison have...

Sitio web
La silla vacía

Red social en donde confluyen algunas de las voces más argumentadas en torno a diversos temas del poder nacional, con la idea de generar contenidos de alta calidad sobre asuntos como el liderazgo, el proceso de paz, el arte nacional, la innovación y la minería, entre otros. Es, además, el espacio...
2013 - La Silla Vacía

Artículo de revista especializada
Climate risk management

Actors, strategies, and constraints for smallholder farmers in Zimbabwe: A case study of Chivi district
Smallholder farmers face climate variability and incidences of drought have been characteristic of smallholder farmer production in Chivi. Drought was the key climate risk in the investigation of the impact of climate variability on the sustainability of agricultural production and development of the community. With regards to climate risk management...

Artículo de revista
Re-thinking agriculture and extension education

Agricultural educators – whether extension agents from public or private sector, university professors, school teachers or farmers themselves – need to become agents of change. They need to support farmers in the task of reconnecting to the agro-ecosystems that they manage, rather than becoming increasingly disconnected from them. This issue...
2013 - AgriCultures Network

Alternativas para Agricultura Familiar - mundo do tabaco

O que os sindiactos podem fazer para os pequenos agricultores? Entrevista com Sr. Roque Paulus - vice-presidente do Sindicato dos trabahadores rurais de Santa Cruz do Sul. O trabalho junto a fumicultura tem focado a defesa do produtor. O carro chefe da economia da região é o fumo, o tabaco. O nosso...
2013 - Aliança de Controle do Tabagismo (ACT)

Artículo de revista especializada
Reflexiones sobre investigación y desarrollo en sistemas agroforestales campesinos

Las comunidades campesinas aún representan una proporción importante en la sociedad moderna, muchos de ellos manejando sistemas agroforestales en sus huertos y campos. Para comprender su dinámica y la de sus sistemas de producción agrarios, en este documento se proponen temas de reflexión que los autores consideran vigentes para los...
2013 - Universidad del Tolima

Artículo de revista
Recuperar el comercio justo para los pequeños productores

Un puñado de empresas transnacionales pretende dominar y acaparar el actual  sistema  alimentario  mundial. Esa es la reciente advertencia que sostienen las organizaciones campesinas miembros de la Coordinadora Latinoamericana  y  del  Caribe  de  Pequeños Productor es  de  Comercio  Justo (CLAC), que están planteando un sistema alimentario más justo y sostenible...
2013 - Centro Peruano de Estudios Sociales (CEPES)

Agricultural Business Centres: Fueling Growth in Sierra Leone

Agricultural Business Centres (ABCs) provide a range of technical, operational and marketing services to smallholders and are the main entry point for MAFFS extension support. ABC commodity focus depends on the predominant cropping system and economic activity of the membership with early emphasis on rice and other food crops but...
Sierra Leone
2013 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Agricultural business centres: Fueling growth in Sierra Leone

Under the Smallholder Commercialization Programme, FAO supported the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program to implement Agicultural Business Centres (ABC) in order to improve food security for the most vulnerable population. This program has involved the Government of Sierra Leone under the National Sustainable Agriculture Development Plan. It has permitted...
Sierra Leone
2013 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Why the low adoption of agricultural technologies in Eastern and Central Africa?

Agriculture is arguably the most important vehicle for realising economic development, creating employment and reducing poverty in Africa. In the Eastern and Central Africa (ECA) sub-region, agriculture accounts for about 43% of the gross domestic product (GDP) and over 60% of exports. About 70% of the population and nearly 90%...
Democratic Republic of the Congo - Ethiopia - Sudan - Zambia
2013 - Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa (ASARECA)

Artículo de revista especializada
Adapting maize production to climate change in sub-Saharan Africa

Given the accumulating evidence of climate change in sub-Saharan Africa, there is an urgent need to develop more climate resilient maize systems. Adaptation strategies to climate change in maize systems in sub-Saharan Africa are likely to include improved germplasm with tolerance to drought and heat stress and improved management practices....

Artículo de revista
La inequidad de género persiste en el Perú rural

El papel de la mujer en el agro es hoy más evidente que nunca. El IV Cenagro, de 2012, informa que la cantidad de productoras, 691 mil, se ha duplicado en relación con las 357 mil que, según el III Cenagro, había en 1994. Esta presencia femenina es mayor en...
2013 - Centro Peruano de Estudios Sociales (CEPES)
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