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Traditional Gudeuljang Irrigated rice terraces in Cheongsando

Traditionally, Cheongsando Island had an agricultural environment that was somewhat disadvantageous for paddy agriculture due to steep slopes, sandy soil with rocks and rapid drainage, and a scarcity of water for paddy farming. “Gudeuljangnon,” a product of efforts of Cheongsando Island residents, are rice paddies created by re-engineering the natural...
Republic of Korea
2013 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Potentially Important Food Plants of North West China

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...

Documento/nota de orientación
Support to smallholder arable farmers in Botswana: agricultural development or social protection?

Results and policy implications from a Poverty and Social Impact Analysis
In 2012, UNDP-UNEP Poverty-Environment Initiative (PEI) Botswana commissioned a Poverty and Social Impact Analysis of ISPAAD with the aim of analysing the performance of the programme, with particular focus on key programme activities and the impact on poor people, vulnerable groups and the environment. This Policy Brief presents findings from...
2013 - United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

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

In this chapter we review some national statistics that will help characterize the capacity of the population to adapt to climate change and describe Kenya’s land base and current agricultural context. Then we show results of crop models that incorporate climate projections from recent global models. Finally, we incorporate those...
2013 - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Learning for rural change

18 stories from Sudan
This book i is a kaleidoscopic view of a variety of agricultural initiatives taking place in the large country of Sudan. Many of the stories present lessons learnt in activities supported by IFAD, the International Fund for Agricultural Development, and the Ministries of Agriculture and of Livestock in Sudan. The...

Artículo de revista especializada
Analysis of determinants of productivity and technical efficiency among smallholder common bean farmers in eastern Uganda

The study evaluated factors influencing bean productivity and technical efficiency among smallholder farmers in Eastern Uganda, using a stochastic frontier model and a Tobit model. Findings showed that bean productivity was significantly influenced by plot-size, seeds and planting fertilizer; mean technical efficiency for sampled farms was 48.2%. The Tobit model...

Boletín informativo
Farming Matters - Family farming: a way of life

The United Nations declared 2014 as the International Year of Family Farming, recognising the multiple social, economic, environmental and cultural functions of family farmers. Many family farmers have proven to be innovative and resilient under the right socio-political framework and conditions – especially when supported by the right policies. Using agro-ecological...
2013 - ILEIA, Center for Learning on Sustainable Agriculture

Estudio de caso
Biotechnologies at work for smallholders

Case studies from developing countries in crops, livestock and fish
This book documents a unique series of 19 case studies where agricultural biotechnologies were used to serve the needs of smallholders in developing countries. They cover different regions, production systems, species and underlying socio-economic conditions in the crop (seven case studies), livestock (seven) and aquaculture/fisheries (five) sectors. Most of the...
Argentina - Bangladesh - Brazil - Cameroon - China - Colombia - Cuba - Ghana - India - South Africa - Sri Lanka - United Republic of Tanzania
2013 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

PRODERPA: Curso de identificación y formulación de proyectos

UCAR - MAGyP: El siguiente video muestra imágenes del Curso de identificación y formulación de proyectos para jóvenes aborígenes de pueblos originarios de la Patagonia, que se llevó a cabo en las provincias de Neuquén, Río Negro y Chubut, durante los meses de septiembre del 2012 a abril del 2013....
2013 - Unidad para el Cambio Rural (UCAR)

Documento de trabajo
Farmers’ perceptions of water policies: a case study from the Jordanian Badia

This report reviews a case study of farmers’ perceptions of policies and regulations to improve water security in the Jordanian Badia. The aim is to improve water management and conservation by engaging all stakeholders, in particular farmers and rural communities, in this common goal. The research forms part of the...
2013 - International Center for Agriculture Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)

Artículo de blog
Tunisie : quelle cohérence des politiques de l’eau dans le contexte post-révolution ?

En Tunisie, l’explosion des besoins en eau (eau potable et irrigation) conduit aujourd’hui à de nombreuses incohérences dans les politiques publiques, principalement liées à la poursuite d’une stratégie de gestion de l’offre, qui génèrent des conflits accrus et une montée des revendications autour de l’eau, surtout depuis la révolution tunisienne...
2013 - Fondation pour l'agriculture et la ruralité dans le monde (FARM)

Parte de un libro
Southern african agriculture and climate change: A comprehensive analysis - Mozambique

Africa, in general, is vulnerable to climate change, mostly due to its dependence on agriculture. Mozambique is a prime example. Agriculture is an important sector of the country’s economy, and, as indicated by the 2007 FAO country factsheet, around 80 percent of the population (about 19.4 million people in 2007)...
2013 - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Documento/nota de orientación
Managing Aso Grasslands for Sustainable Agriculture

The Aso Grasslands are located in Aso region of Kumamoto Prefecture, which situates in the middle of the Kyushu Island in Japan. Aso region spreads around active volcanic craters and huge caldera. The Aso volcano has one of the world’s largest caldera stretching 18 km from east to west and...
2013 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Artículo de blog
Après le « printemps arabe » : pour de nouvelles politiques alimentaires, agricoles et rurales en Afrique du Nord

L'actualité quotidienne nous rappelle en permanence que la situation économique, sociale et politique en Egypte et dans les pays du Maghreb demeure très fragile. L'avenir est lourd d'incertitudes. Les évènements du « printemps arabe » et leurs suites, qui se déroulent actuellement, ont de multiples dimensions et soulèvent de nombreuses...
2013 - Fondation pour l'agriculture et la ruralité dans le monde (FARM)

Rural education and teaching in the context of family farming

The acting school program (EAP/MEC) at the municipality of Salinas - Minas Gerais
The issue of rural education and/or farm, though still lacking of research, has been increasing in the discussions  and  studies  on  Brazilian  family  farming over  the  recent  decades.  This  is  due to  the recognition of the contribution of education to rural development. If, on the one hand, the State has...
2013 - Universidade Federal Do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS)

Estudio de caso
Traditional tea-grass integrated system in Shizuoka

“Chagusaba”(“semi-natural grasslands”) represents an exemplary system of traditional agricultural techniques, where grasslands are maintained around tea fields to supply mulch that improves the quality of tea cultivation. Chagusaba is a rare example of codependence between agricultural production and biodiversity, each of which enhances the other’s value (See Photo 1). For...
2013 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Artículo de revista
Faciliter l’accès aux facteurs de production pour renforcer la résilience des exploitations familiales : l’expérience novatrice du PAFA dans le Bassin arachidier, au Sénégal

Au Sénégal, les activités économiques en milieu rural et particulièrement dans le Bassin arachidier sont dominées par la production agricole, principale source de revenus des populations. Avant l’arrivée du Projet d’Appui aux Filières agricoles (PAFA), les exploitations familiales évoluaient  dans un environnement socio-économique difficile : dégradation des terres, faible diversification...
2013 - Innovation environnement développement Afrique (IED Afrique)

Documento de trabajo
Soil conservation and water harvesting to improve community livelihoods and fight land degradation in the mountains of Syria

In the mountainous and arid regions of northwest Syria, water and land resources are under pressure from natural and human-induced forms of land degradation. This has resulted in lower incomes for families dependent on olive farming. This study explores the impact of natural resource management, supported by a micro-credit system,...
Syrian Arab Republic
2013 - International Center for Agriculture Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)

Parcela demostrativa de cultivares de zapallo anco (Cucurbita) en una huerta de la localidad de Los Cisnes

La experiencia se realiza en la huerta de Esteban Antonio Zárate (promotor del Proyecto Integrado Pro-Huerta), ubicada en zona urbana de la localidad de Los Cisnes. Destino de la producción: consumo propio y venta en chacra y a domicilio. Con apoyo de la Cooperativa local (Colevisep) adquirió un rotocultivador y produce lombricompuesto aprovechando...
2013 - Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria (INTA)

East African agriculture and climate change: A comprehensive analysis

The second of three books in IFPRI's climate change in Africa series, East African Agriculture and Climate Change: A Comprehensive Analysis examines the food security threats facing 10 of the countries that make up east and central Africa - Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrea, Kenya, Madagascar, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda...
Burundi - Democratic Republic of the Congo - Eritrea - Kenya - Madagascar - Rwanda - Sudan - Uganda - United Republic of Tanzania
2013 - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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