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Strategies to reduce the emerging wheat stripe rust disease

Synthesis of a dialog between policy makers and scientists from 31 countries at: International Wheat Stripe Rust Symposium, Aleppo, Syria, April 2011
Aggressive new strains of wheat rust diseases – stem rust and stripe rust – have decimated wheat yields in recent harvests. Key areas affected are East Africa, North Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia and the Caucasus. Rust diseases have reduced the wheat harvests is in Egypt, Ethiopia, Iran, Kenya...

Documento de trabajo
Enhancing farmers’ access to markets for certified products

A comparative analysis using a business model approach
Certified products are those differentiated on the basis of specific quality attributes that can be certified under various schemes. Participation in markets for certified products can represent a good income generation opportunity for small farmers in developing countries. However, to avail of this opportunity they would have to comply with...
Argentina - Chile - Colombia - India
2011 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Right to survive: Turtle conservation and fisheries livelihoods

Each year, the eastern coast of India witnesses a truly spectacular occurrence of nature– the arrival en masse of hundreds of thousands of olive ridley turtles in the coastal region of the State of Orissa. Last year, for instance, an estimated 240,000 adult olive ridleys congregated at Rushikulya on the...
2011 - International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (ICSF)

Diseñar y facilitar actividades creativas de aprendizaje

Bienvenido a este Folleto Conexo de la Guía Barefoot en Si usted es responsable de cualquier forma por las actividades de aprendizaje en su organización, probablemente va a leer esto para obtener ideas de dónde empezar o qué hacer. Este capítulo le ayudará, pues está lleno de ideas y...
2011 - The Community Development Resource Association (CDRA)

Artículo de revista especializada
Economic sustainability of goat production under different production systems in Egypt

A questionnaire was conducted with 92 goat owners in three areas, each one representing one of the most prevalent production systems in Egypt. Bio-economic data were collected and submitted to costbenefit analysis. When family labor cost was included as an opportunity cost, the economic analysis revealed a break even for...
2011 - International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM)

Artículo de revista
Agricultural product quality: a success factor for EU rural areas

European farmers and food producers have a reputation for producing a diverse range of high quality products. Beyond the legal requirements, there are additional aspects of product quality, which are also valued by consumers, e.g. the use of traditional farming methods in production. Agricultural product quality policy forms part of...
2011 - European Union

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Dirección General de Estadística y Censos

En este sitio web se encuentra toda la información cuantitativa relativa a Censos, estadísticas económicas y sociales, cartografía censal, bases de datos, indicadores y encuestas nacionales.
El Salvador
2011 - Ministerio de Economía - Gobierno de El Salvador

Artículo de revista especializada
Goat breeding systems in the South of Tunisia (Tataouine)

Goat population in Tunisia is around 1.5 million concentrated in the arid regions, mainly in the South. The local genotype (Arbi) is the most prevalent and kid meat is the main product from this breeding. Two breeding systems were identified: pastoral and agro-pastoral systems. The averages of fertility, fecundity and...
2011 - International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM)

Pastoralism and Farming in Central Asia’s Mountains: A Research Review

This paper reviews and discusses the distinctive characteristics of mountain agro-pastoralism in Central Asia. Opening with a discussion of past and present research directions on this topic, the paper proceeds to outline the background to farming and raising livestock in the mountains. We then summarize key findings which are relevant...
Kazakhstan - Kyrgyzstan - Tajikistan

Documento técnico
Rural Household Access to Assets and Markets

A Cross-Country Comparison
The sluggish supply response in most developing countries to the apparently favourable agricultural market situation of the past few years can be explained by the limited ability of price incentives to bring about an increase in production and marketed surplus in the presence of binding non-price constraints. This article characterises...
2011 - World Bank

Huerta orgánica: riego por goteo

Entrevista que orienta sobre las características que deben tener los sistema de riego por goteo, cuando se los plantea en función de una huerta orgánica, sus beneficios y aporte a la agricultura familiar.
2011 - Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria (INTA)

Artículo de revista especializada
Promoting multidisciplinary research to improve goat production systems in Morocco

In Morocco, goat keeping is one of the most ancient economic activities in communities of the High and Middle Atlas Mountains. Goats may be the main all year round source of income and contribute to the satisfaction of primary nutritional requirements of rural livelihoods. Studies on the technical, environmental, social,...
2011 - International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM)

Cheese Manufacturer Martins

Idálio Ramos is a young producer of quality goat cheese in the centre of the Algarve region. Following the family tradition, the young man keeps his flock of goats and cultivates inherited ways of producing cheese from their milk. The main objective was to maintain the traditional family production of goat...
2011 - European Rural Development network

Development of Organic Products in Portugal

The Portuguese company ''4Bio Inova'' makes and distributes a range of products in the areas of organic farming, food processing, forestry and rural tourism. The company particularly aims to popularize the consumption of organic foods by offering high quality products that are both tailored to customer expectations and fairly priced....
2011 - EAFRD

Institutionnalisation de la reproduction sociale des agriculteurs dans la Pampa: une anti-installation?

The cooperatives of farmers in the Pampa are an important institution of family farming in this region of Argentina. They use an agrarian discourse to convince the sons of farmers to become themselves farmers. This discourse is different from the practices of the members and the leaders of the cooperatives....

La producción familiar como alternativa de un desarrollo sostenible para la Amazonía

Lecciones aprendidas de iniciativas de uso forestal por productores familiares en la Amazonía boliviana, brasilera, ecuatoriana y peruana
Este libro pretende sistematizar las lecciones aprendidas y presenta los principales mensajes del Proyecto ForLive, fomentado por datos empíricos seleccionados entre los diversos estudios y enriquecidos por diferentes debates públicos. Los textos y ejemplos que se presentan aquí están escritos en un lenguaje accesible con el fin de facilitar la...
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) - Brazil - Ecuador - Peru
2011 - Centro para la Investigación Forestal Internacional (CIFOR)

Labels or Fables? The Myth of Sustainability: A collection of articles from SAMUDRA Report

Labels or Fables? The Myth of Sustainability examines the costs of certification of global fisheries and how it is allegedly biased towards industrial-scale fisheries. This dossier is a compilation of articles from Samudra Report dealing with the issue of ecolabelling in fisheries.
2011 - International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (ICSF)

Diseño de una agenda de extensión rural latinoamericana que contribuya a un desarrollo rural inclusivo

Institucionalidad de la extensión rural y las relaciones público-privadas en América Latina
Este trabajo brinda insumos para la discusión de una nueva institucionalidad para la extensión como una de las prioridades de la Red Latinoamericana de Servicios de Extensión Rural (RELASER), y su vínculo con el Foro Global para los Servicios de Asesoría Rural (GFRAS). Se hace una breve descripción de los...
Argentina - Mexico - Peru
2011 - Rimisp – Centro Latinoamericano para el Desarrollo Rural

Estudio de caso
Une analyse systémique des dispositifs de conseil à l'exploitation familiale en Afrique de l'Ouest.

 En Afrique de l'Ouest des dispositifs de conseil à l'exploitation agricole familiale ont été développés pour mieux répondre aux nouvelles attentes des producteurs. L'objectif de l'article est de montrer que ces dispositifs pluri-institutionnels peuvent être appréhendés comme des systèmes complexes dont le fonctionnement est fortement contraint par le mode de...
Benin - Burkina Faso
2011 - Cahiers Agricultures

Artículo de revista especializada
Integrated Weed Management in Zimbabwe’s Smallholder Sector, Where Are We?

A Review
The introduction of the Integrated Weed Management (IWM) in Zimbabwe’s small holder sector seemed to be the answer to the weed management problem in the sector. However up to the present moment the drudgery associated with weeding still dominate in the sector. Research in Zimbabwe has investigated various techniques varying...
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