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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...

Consumer Perception of Organic Food in Croatia

In the past decade, both worldwide and in Croatia, there has been an increased interest in the production of organic products. This is the result of several factors. The most important elements of the organic food industry are linking agriculture and tourism, improving overall tourism, increasing consumer concerns for health,...
2011 - Croatian Agricultural Extension Institute

The Present and the Future of Small Farms in the European Union

The conference was organised by the University of Agriculture in Krakow, the Institute of Rural and Agricultural Development of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw, the Malopolska Association of Agricultural Extension Services, the Agricultural Advisory Centre in Brwinów (Branch Office in Krakow) and the Office of the Member of...
2011 - European Union

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Consorcio Andino de Innovación Participativa con Pequeños Agricultores

El Consorcio Andino de Innovación Participativa con Pequeños Agricultores es una alianza de entidades de investigación e innovación y de organizaciones de pequeños productores agropecuarios de Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Perú y Venezuela, cuyo objetivo es contribuir al mejoramiento del nivel y la calidad de vida de las comunidades rurales de...
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) - Colombia - Ecuador - Peru - Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
2011 - Consorcio Andino

Italian National Rural Network contribution to the “short supply chain”

In recent years Italy has seen a vital, if spontaneous and rather piecemeal, growth in short food supply chains at the local level. Such a phenomenon is of considerable interest since it responds to a number of needs and opportunities, both of farmers and consumers. Short supply food chains in...
2011 - National rural network

Documento/nota de orientación
For a system of fair trade which favours rural farming organisations

Since the end of the eighties, fair trade has experienced a considerable boom and development which without doubt reaches well beyond the expectations of those who were behind the initial launch. AVSF has seen the impact of Max Havelaar-Flo fair trade labelling in working alongside an important number of Producers’...
2011 - AVSF

Artículo de revista
Resource-efficient food: energy and water savings lead to business benefits for Maltese mushroom farmer

‘Resource efficiency’ is a term that is used to describe environmentally sensitive approaches to development. In practice it means using resources sensibly to ensure that future generations are able to enjoy the same quality of life that we have now. Consequently, using resources efficiently makes sound long-term sense and this...

Artículo de revista
Local food promotion: green gastronomy guide supports sustainable business growth in rural France

Strengthening links between suppliers and consumers of local food products can provide positive rural development outcomes. Experience from EAFRD projects involved in supporting local  food chains indicates that cooperation between rural businesses can create new opportunities with sustainable benefits. Food’s important role in EU rural development is highlighted by the European...

Artículo de revista especializada
What is a small farm?

In recent years small farms have received increased attention in the political debate, recognizing the role they play in rural areas and the need to improve their economic and social conditions in times of structural change of the agricultural sector towards fewer and larger farms. However, the wide variation in...

African Organic Agriculture Training Manual

The African Organic Agriculture Training Manual consists of several modules with materials for trainers and corresponding handouts for farmers. The materials are an intermediate step towards a comprehensive collection of training materials to promote organic and other sustainable farming practices in Africa. The aim is to continuously add new materials...
2011 - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL)

Manual de buenas prácticas agrícolas en la cadena del tomate

El presente manual pretende ser una herramienta para contribuir al desarrollo de la pequeña horticultura, brindando recomendaciones que permitan acercar sus niveles tecnológicos y productivos, a los de una horticultura empresarial en el marco de las buenas prácticas agrícolas.

Documento/nota de orientación
Action plan for organic production in Croatia

Action plan describes planned activities and important steps in development of organic production in Croatia. Most organic producersa in Croatia are small and medium farmers that can signifficantly y improve their financial position through this type of production.
2011 - Ministry of agriculture

Revista especializada
Agricultural Extension in Central Asia: Existing Strategies and Future Needs

This paper provides information on the current status of the agricultural extension systems in Central Asia (CA), with special reference to Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. The report reviews the existing extension strategies, donor- and state-driven initiatives to revitalize the agricultural extension systems, informal linkages that nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) play in...
Kyrgyzstan - Tajikistan - Uzbekistan
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