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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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El estado mundial de la pesca y la acuicultura

El sector sigue siendo un proveedor importante de proteínas animales de alta calidad y constituye el principal medio de vida y bienestar de más del 10 % de la población mundial. El comercio internacional de pescado ha alcanzado nuevos límites puesto que la producción total ha seguido aumentando. Sin embargo,...
2012

Vídeo
Success Story: Smallholder Farmer Entrepreneurship in Swaziland with Happy Shongwe

Happy Shongwe, a smallholder farmer from Swaziland, talks about her successful business of growing and selling legume seeds.
Eswatini
2012 - FarmingFirst

Estudio de caso
Kuttanad Below Sea Level Farming System

The only system in India that has been practicing rice cultivation below sea level since the past 2 centuries
Kuttanad is a delta region of about 900 sq. km situated in the west coast of Kerala State, India. The area is a larger mosaic of fragmented landscape patches and varied ecosystems such as coastal backwaters, rivers, vast stretches of paddy fields, marshes, ponds, garden lands, edges, corridors and   remarkably networked water ways.  The Kuttanad Below Sea-level...
India
2012 - M S Swaminathan Research Foundation

Revista especializada
Revista de Desarrollo Económico Territorial Eutopía n° 3

El número 3 de Revista Eutopía, correspondiente a noviembre de 2012, contiene: Ciudad sin frontera. La multilocalidad urbano-rural en Bolivia La agricultura capitalista entre el campo y la ciudad Estudio de dos casos en la región pampeana argentina Nuevas dinámicas urbano-rurales en Bogotá y Soacha Economías públicas y escondidas en Atuntaqui (Ecuador): los desafíos...
Argentina - Bolivia (Plurinational State of) - Colombia - Ecuador
2012 - Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales Sede Ecuador (FLACSO)

Informe
Al-Dhala Community Resource Management Project, Supervision report, December 2012

The Al-Dhala Community Resource Management Project (ADCRMP) [IFAD Loan 638-YE] aims to support sustainable and equitable growth of rural living standards and greater livelihood security for vulnerable households in the remote and isolated Al Dhala Governorate through better management of their resource base. The specific objectives are to: (i) empower...
Yemen
2012 - International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Hoja informativa
Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS): The historic oasis of Gafsa in Tunisia

The historic oasis of Gafsa covers 700 ha and dates back to ancient times of history. In this oasis, crop diversification and cultivation and the integration of livestock and breeding animals are commonly practiced as means for livelihood subsistence. Crop diversification is conducted in three stages: the first stage is...
Tunisia
2012 - Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Documento de trabajo
Emerging Land Issues in African Agriculture

Implications for Food Security and Poverty Reduction Strategies
This study is motivated by the need to understand the nature and magnitude of land constraints in African agriculture, the impacts of status-quo policies on food security and poverty, and the implications for development strategy. To our knowledge, there has been little recognition of the potential challenges associated with increasingly...
2012 - Center on Food Security and the Environment (FSE)

Informe
Informe de los talleres sobre la introducción al enfoque ecosistémico a la pesca y la acuicultura

Dada la complejidad de problemas relacionados con la pesca y la acuicultura en el Estero Real en Nicaragua, INPESCA, ha solicitado el apoyo técnico de FAO para implementar en esta localidad el enfoque ecosistémico a la pesca y acuicultura (EEPA) como un caso de estudio piloto. La parte 1 de...
Nicaragua
2012 - Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO)

Estudio de caso
Indigenous knowledge systems and livestock production under small- holder farmer management in the face of climate change

A case of Guruve district
Indigenous knowledge systems of livestock care and health care is the only asset in the hands of the small holder farmers to mitigate the impact of climate change on livestock production. This study explores the role of indigenous knowledge systems of livestock care and veterinary care in the face of...
Zimbabwe
2012 - University of Zimbabwe

Informe
A gender Analysis Perspective for Improved Livelihoods in the Karkheh River Basin

This study on gender and livelihood aims to find new ways of improving the incomes of rural households, based on the role of women in agricultural production and the division of labor in socioeconomic activities between men and women. It targets eight villages in two regions: Merek (Kermanshah Province) and...
Syrian Arab Republic
2012 - Arid Regions Institute (IRA)

Artículo de revista especializada
Food security, Conservation Agriculture and pulses

Evidence from smallholder farmers in Zambia
Food insecurity is common place among 44% (six million) of Zambian population. Conservation agriculture (CA) is an option being promoted to address this problem. There is little evidence showing whether CA adopters are better than non-CA adopters in terms of food security. Using a four years panel data, focus group...
Zambia
2012

Estudio de caso
Assessing the impacts of conservation agriculture on farmer livelihoods in three selected communities in central Mozambique

This study assesses the alleged livelihoods benefits of conservation agriculture for smallholder farmers. These benefits include improving productivity, household income, food security and subsequently alleviating poverty. First, the benefits of conservation agriculture in southern Africa as reported in the literature were reviewed. Then empirical data was collected in the communities...
Mozambique
2012 - Universität für Bodenkultur Wien (BOKU)

Directrices
Lineamientos y procedimientos para Pueblos Indígenas

Unidad para el Cambio Rural
Este documento contempla los lineamientos y procedimientos que deben ser aplicados por los Programas y Proyectos coordinados y/o ejecutados por la Unidad para el Cambio Rural, que tengan como destinatarias o afecten a comunidades y organizaciones de los pueblos indígenas. Se pondrán en práctica mecanismos que aseguren la inclusión y...
Argentina
2012 - Unidad para el Cambio Rural

Informe
Growing greener cities in Africa

First status report on Urban and Peri-urban horticulture in Africa
African policymakers need to act now to steer urbanization from its current, unsustainable path toward healthy, greener cities that ensure food and nutrition security, decent work and income, and a clean environment for all their citizens. This report highlights a key component of sustainable urban development: urban and peri-urban horticulture...
2012 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Libro
Food Plants and Good Gardening for Healthy Diets in Swaziland

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...
Eswatini
2012 - Food Plant Solutions

Manual
Insectos y Agricultores ¿amigos o enemigos?

Los agricultores suelen ser conscientes de la enorme diversidad de especies de insectos en sus campos, y de las funciones que estos cumplen como parte de un ecosistema. La agricultura tiene gran influencia en el equilibrio de la población de insectos. Sin embargo, en todo el mundo, las evidencias muestran...
Peru
2012 - Asociación Ecología, Tecnología y Cultura en los Andes

Actas de conferencia
Gobierno comunal: entre la propiedad y el control territorial. El caso de la Comunidad de Cataca

La Ley 24656 señala que la comunidad campesina controla un territorio en propiedad. Esta fórmula ambigua confunde derechos y conceptos, genera una serie de problemas en la definición de comunidad y se presta a confusiones legales. Sin embargo, corresponde de alguna manera a la realidad de las comunidades campesinas: estas,...
Peru
2012 - Seminario Permanente de Investigación Agraria (SEPIA)

Informe
Emergency response support to 3 CARICOM states to impacts of the 2010 hurricane season

This document constitutes the Final Report on implementation of activities covered by the first Letter of Agreement (LOA) between the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) and the Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) under the CARICOM/Brazil/FAO Cooperation Programme on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR). The Cooperation Programme...
Barbados - Belize - Brazil - Saint Kitts and Nevis - Saint Lucia - Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
2012 - Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO)

Hoja informativa
Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS). Agricultural Heritage: A new vision, a new hope

China has a five-thousand-year history of agricultural civilization. Diversified natural and cultural features across regions have led to a variety of agricultural heritage systems which have evolved from the co-adaptation of the local community and its environment. However, for a long period, their ecological rationality and potential economic benefits have...
China
2012 - Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Estudio de caso
Fisheries in Transition

50 Interviews with the Fishing Sector
This report provides 50 interviews from fisheries that are moving towards sustainability. It takes the approach of speaking to those who are directly involved in fishing, earn their livelihoods on a daily basis from fishing and often work at the sharp end in dangerous conditions. These are the people, together...
Australia - Bahamas - Canada - Chile - Colombia - Denmark - Ecuador - Fiji - France - Gambia - Iceland - India - Indonesia - Isle of Man - Japan - Madagascar - Mexico - Mozambique - Namibia - Nauru - New Zealand - Norway - Peru - Philippines - Russian Federation - Seychelles - Sierra Leone - South Africa - Spain - Suriname - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - United Republic of Tanzania - United States of America - Viet Nam
2012 - Prince’s Charities’ International Sustainability Unit
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