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La sección titulada “Recursos” contiene publicaciones y materiales multimedia archivados que guardan relación con cuestiones generales en el ámbito de la agricultura familiar.

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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...
Zimbabwe
2013

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

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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...
Brazil
2013 - Aliança de Controle do Tabagismo (ACT)

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...
Peru
2013 - Centro Peruano de Estudios Sociales (CEPES)

Vídeo
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)

Vídeo
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)

Libro
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....
2013

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...
Peru
2013 - Centro Peruano de Estudios Sociales (CEPES)

Prácticas
Evergreen Agriculture: The use of fertilizer trees in maize production

Agroforestry is a set of tools which farmers can use to increase yields, build soil fertility, raise their income, and boost their food security. ICRAF and its partners have worked closely with farmers for decades to promote and develop simultaneous intercropping practices to address the challenges in soil fertility facing...
Malawi
2013 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Artículo de revista especializada
Interdependences between smallholder farming and environmental management in rural Malawi

A case of agriculture-induced environmental degradation in Malingunde Extension Planning Area (EPA)
The objective of this article was to develop a deeper understanding of the interdependences between smallholder farming and the state of environmental management in rural Malawi. We examined the agricultural local governance framework in Malingunde Extension Planning Area (EPA), its contribution to food security and how it conflicts with overall...
Malawi
2013

Estudio de caso
Promoting Indigenous Maize in Bugiri District, Uganda

In surveys conducted by the Organisation for Rural Development (ORUDE) from 2010 - 2012, maize stood out as the second most important food and cash crop in Busoga after sweet potatoes. Due to climate change, farmers desired to have drought-tolerant seed varieties, However, lack of formalized maize seed supply systems...
Uganda
2013 - Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA)

Proyecto
Polish and Swedish Trail of Local Product

The reason the project was started was the promotion of local products as well as revitalising old professions such as black-smithing, embroidery, cooperage and also increasing profits for local communities of rural areas. The idea was developed by the board of LAG „Podbabiogórze“. Local product is very important both for...
Poland - Sweden
2013

Libro
Aspectos Fiscales, Legales y de Administración de Emprendimientos Asociativos

El objetivo de este trabajo es presentar las distintas figuras jurídicas que pueden utilizarse para desarrollar emprendimientos en forma asociativa, considerando exclusivamente los aspectos legales y contables, explicando las ventajas pero también haciendo hincapié en los costos que cada una de ellas implica. Pretende ser una herramienta de trabajo que, con...
Argentina
2013 - Unidad para el Cambio Rural (UCAR)

Libro
Innovaciones de impacto

Lecciones de la agricultura familiar en América Latina y el Caribe
La agricultura familiar comercial posee un potencial considerable de recursos productivos y bienes de consumo, y apoya sustancialmente a la seguridad alimentaria y al desarrollo rural de la región latinoamericana. Recientemente múltiples estudios han destacado la necesidad de promover la innovación de la agricultura familiar para mejorar su competitividad y contribuir...
2013 - Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)

Libro
Crop and Livestock Production

We support both the tradition and the development of agricultural production Along with the associated food production industry; agricultural production is one of the major traditional sectors of the economy. In the area of crop production, the predominant activity is the cultivation of cereals and oilseeds. Legumes, sugar beet, potatoes,...
Czechia
2013

Libro
Agroecología y Cambio Climático. Metodologías para evaluar la resiliencia socio-ecológica en comunidades rurales

Metodologías para evaluar la resiliencia socio-ecológica en comunidades rurales
La mayoría de las estadísticas disponibles que predicen impactos climáticos sobre la agricultura campesina son aproximaciones muy burdas que no toman en cuenta la heterogeneidad de la agricultura campesina-indígena, ni la diversidad de estrategias que los campesinos han utilizado y aun utilizan para enfrentar las sequías, inundaciones, huracanes, etc. Alrededor...
Argentina - Brazil - Chile - Colombia - Cuba - Mexico - Peru - Spain
2013 - Sociedad Científica Latinoamericana de Agroecología (SOCLA)

Artículo de revista
¿Existe un comercio justo para la pequeña agricultura?

A juzgar por lo que declaran los pequeños productores (PP), el comercio justo (CJ) no existe, pues los intermediarios son  los  que  tienen  todas  las  ventajas. Hace treinta años surgió en Europa un movimiento —conformado por varias organizaciones  de  la  sociedad  civil— decidido a instaurar un comercio justo. ¿En qué...
Peru
2013 - Centro Peruano de Estudios Sociales (CEPES)

Directrices
Guidelines on Free, Prior and Informed Consent

The UN-REDD Programme recently launched the UN-REDD Programme Guidelines on Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) and the associated Legal Companion, which outlines related existing international law and emerging State practice affirming that indigenous peoples have the right to effective participation in the decisions, policies and initiatives that affect them...
2013 - UN-REDD Programme

Prácticas
Evergreen Agriculture: Conservation Agriculture in maize production in Malawi

Evergreen Agriculture is a combination of conservation agriculture and agroforestry practices within the same spatial and temporal dimensions. In other circles, evergreen agriculture is referred to as agroforestry based conservation agriculture or Conservation Agriculture With Trees (CAWT). Evergreen agriculture is being tested by ICRAF in conjunction with partners in Malawi...
Malawi
2013 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
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