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Artículo de revista especializada
A small push goes a long way

Farmers’ participation in rainwater harvesting technology development
Farmer participation in decision making at various phases of project implementation contributes very highly to project success. The Soil-Water Management Research Programme (SWMRP) has gained valuable experience in the involvement of farmer in all phases during the implementation of the programme.  The programme used the following instruments to ensure farmer...
United Republic of Tanzania

Revista especializada

This issue of Unasylva contains, as promised in the previous edition, additional articles on sustainable mountain development. These articles help to complete the focus on the topic and should also help to promote interest in the recently declared International Year of the Mountain (2000) for which FAO has been designated lead agency...

Artículo de revista
Predios rurales: En busca de nuevos remedios

Reseña dos iniciativas de ley aprobadas por la Comisión Agraria del Congreso y vinculadas a la formalización de la propiedad rural. La primera de ellas representa modificar el régimen jurídico de propiedad inmobiliaria. El segundo proyecto propone modificar el D. Leg. 667, conocido como Ley del Registro de Predios Rurales,...
1999 - Centro Peruano de Estudios Sociales (CEPES)

Artículo de revista
Pequeños exportadores: ¿Cómo prevenir riesgos?

Los agricultores de Chancayllo (Huaral, Lima) exportaron, entre octubre y diciembre del año pasado, 54 contenedores de cebolla, con aproximadamente 19 toneladas cada uno para ser vendidos en EEUU
1999 - Centro Peruano de Estudios Sociales (CEPES)

Artículo de revista especializada
Sources of growth in smallholder agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa

The role of vertical integration of smallholders with processors and marketers of high value-added items
The point of departure of this paper is that African nations cannot afford to ignore smallholder agriculture, however difficult its prospects may seem. Region wide, at the beginning of the 1990's, 85 percent of Africa's population was rural, and more than a quarter of the labour force was actively engaged...
Cabo Verde - Central African Republic - Chad - Comoros - Congo - Equatorial Guinea - Eritrea - Ethiopia - Madagascar - Mali - Mauritius - Sao Tome and Principe - Seychelles - Somalia - South Sudan

Poverty reduction and irrigated agriculture

The aim of this paper is to show how the means to reduce poverty lies in: (a) the socio-economic conditions that irrigated agriculture can change; and (b) the way irrigation development is pursued. It is hoped that the paper will promote debate and act as a stimulant for new action...
1999 - United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP)

Actas de conferencia
The scope and effect of family poultry research and development

Smallholder poultry production (i.e. family poultry) is an appropriate system that makes the best use of locally available resources. Family flocks are important providers of eggs and meat as well as being valued in religious and cultural life. There are three production systems for family poultry - free range, backyard...
India - Mozambique - Pakistan
1999 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Boletín informativo
Dimitra Newsletter: Brief historical summary of the Dimitra Project

The Dimitra Project on Rural Women and Development started in 1994 at the King Baudouin Foundation in Brussels, Belgium, with the support of the European Commission. The Dimitra Guidebook, printed in 1996, contains information on 255 European NGOs, research institutes and information centers working with and for rural women in...
1998 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Parte de un informe
Agricultural Reform, Markets and Prices in Slovenia

This paper examines the most significant developments and changes that have been occurring over a period of transition in the economy and agriculture. The paper examines the changes that have occurred in Slovene agriculture, the macro-economic framework within which agriculture operates the functioning of the agricultural markets for staple farm...

Fish Stakes - The Pros and Cons of the Marine Stewardship Council Initiative: A Debate from the Pages of SAMUDRA Report

The recent effort by two global organizations, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and the Anglo-Dutch multinational, Unilever, to establish an independent Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) as a conservation partnership to create market incentives for sustainable fishing has attracted a great deal of attention-as well as controversy. In this...
1998 - International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (ICSF)

Documento/nota de orientación
Encouraging sustainable smallholder agriculture in southern Africa in the context of agricultural services reform

This paper summarizes the results of six DFID funded country studies on encouraging sustainable agriculture in South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Malawi. It emphasises the need for continuing government and donor support for sustainable increases in agricultural productivity which must underpin poverty alleviation. In this context, moves toward...
Botswana - Malawi - Namibia - South Africa - Zambia - Zimbabwe
1998 - Overseas Development Institute

Documento técnico
A strategic reassessment of fish farming potential in Africa

The present study is an update of an earlier assessment of warm-water fish farming potential in Africa, by Kapetsky (1994). The objective of this study was to assess locations and areal expanses that have potential for warm-water and temperate-water fish farming in continental Africa. The study was based on previous...
Kenya - Malawi - Uganda - Zimbabwe
1998 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Revista especializada
Unasylva: Moving mountains

Mountains and highlands have always played an important role in the history of humankind. They have been sources of valuable resources - freshwater arguably the most important, refuges, natural barriers, spiritual sanctuaries, and so on. Yet, for the most part, they have been viewed as peripheral to the rest of...

Estudio de caso
Women's farm implements in Uganda

Women farmers in Uganda need both better hand tools and access to animal traction.
Uganda was one of countries included in a 1997 IFAD/FAO/Government of Japan study on agricultural implements used by women. The study areas in Uganda were the District of Mubende in central Uganda and the District of Soroti in the northeastern part of the country. These areas have quite different farming...
1998 - United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Artículo de revista
Ecological Marginalization in Rural Areas: Actors, Impacts, Responses

Ecological marginalization stems from the transformation of ecosystems in a way that alters their functional integrity through the elimination of their production and decomposition functions. Ecosystem production becomes the subject of quantitative exploitation, while decomposition is affected by the use of local ecosystems as receivers of various wastes.  Consequently, social...
1998 - European Society for Rural Sociology

Comunidades campesinas y desarrollo sostenible

El Grupo de trabajo Allpa organizó el 19 y 20 de julio de 1998, el Taller sobre Comunidades Campesinas y Desarrollo Sostenible, cuyas reflexiones y conclusiones se transmiten en el presente texto.  En este Taller se ha podido profundizar el estudio y conocimiento de las experiencias de desarrollo que vienen impulsando...
1998 - Grupo Allpa

Artículo de revista especializada
Determinación de necesidades de investigación para establecer causas de resistencia a la asociatividad comercial campesina

La incorporación de la agricultura familiar campesina a una dinámica de desarrollo que facilite y mejore sus actuales niveles de rentabilidad y competitividad es un requerimiento y prioridad de las políticas agrarias en aplicación en Chile. Para este fin es indispensable la asociación de los productores en unidades comerciales eficaces...
1998 - Universidad Austral de Chile

Artículo de revista especializada
Privatisation et partage du foncier : une des causes de la dégradation des milieux naturels en Algérie

L'accès à la propriété foncière et le partage des terres collectives et privées ont entraîné des défrichements au niveau des prairies permanentes, des parcours, des maquis et des forêts. L'artificialisation des milieux naturels a accéléré le processus d'érosion et de dégradation des sols. A travers quelques exemples concrets, les conséquences...
1997 - Centre International de Hautes Études Agronomiques Méditerranéennes (CIHEAM)

Artículo de revista especializada
Quelle recherche en écologie (agro)pastorale face aux mutations agraires en Tunisie aride ?

L'approche technique et spécialisée de l'écologie pastorale dans sa conception de préservation de la biodiversité et de réhabilitation des terres dégradées en zone aride a abouti à un projet de collection, sélection et production de semences pastorales sans visions concrètes sur les modalités d'utilisation de ces semences. Afin de chercher...
1997 - Centre International de Hautes Études Agronomiques Méditerranéennes (CIHEAM)

Artículo de revista especializada
Desafíos de la pequeña agricultura familiar frente a la globalización

El tema de la pequeña agricultura familiar ha sido objeto de atención reciente por parte de los medios de opinión pública de casi todos los países de la Región. La prensa incluye información sobre la crisis en que dicho sector está envuelto, como resultado de los altos costos de producción,...
Costa Rica
1997 - Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica (UNA)
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