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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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Organic agriculture and climate change

This article discusses the mitigation and adaptation potential of organic agricultural systems along three main features: farming system design, cropland management and grassland and livestock management. An important potential contribution of organically managed systems to climate change mitigation is identified in the careful management of nutrients and, hence, the reduction...
2010

Estudio de caso
Agro-ecology and water harvesting in Zimbabwe

British colonial rule and the white Rhodesian Government made Zimbabwe one of the world’s most inequitable countries. The Land Apportionment Act of 1930 gave white settlers control of more than 51 percent of the country’s land, leaving areas less fertile and more arid to the native population. Despite the land...
Zimbabwe
2010 - Oakland Institute and the Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA)

Documento técnico
Evaluación de la sustentabilidad de la producción familiar de cerdos a campo: un estudio de seis casos en la zona sur del Uruguay

Este trabajo tiene como objetivo generar una metodología específica para evaluar la sustentabilidad de la producción familiar de cerdos a campo, y obtener líneas de interpretación de su sustentabilidad mediante un análisis relativo y horizontal de seis casos en el sur de Uruguay.
Uruguay
2010 - Universidad de la República

Directrices
Pacific Food Security Toolkit Building Resilience To Climate Change Root Crop And Fishery Production

This Food Security Toolkit, designed specifically for Pacific Island Countries and Territories (PICTs), aims to improve Pacific Islanders’ ability to produce and access safe and nutritious foods that meet their dietary and cultural needs. Targeting food security in the Pacific region is a critical action in the face of climate...
Cook Islands - Fiji - Niue - Papua New Guinea - Samoa - Solomon Islands - Tonga - Tuvalu - Vanuatu
2010

Informe
The Market For Organic Products In Asia-Pacific

This paper presents the general trends of demand and supply of organic products in Asia and the Pacific. This regional market is put in perspective within the global agrifood market and the current economic conditions that may have a great impact on the development of organic agriculture in Asia and...
2010 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Artículo de revista especializada
Aspectos prácticos para utilizar materia orgánica en cultivos hortícolas

Existe en el ámbito agrícola poca información y claridad técnica sobre el uso adecuado de materia orgánica (MO), sobre la manera de calificar su calidad e inclusive sobre las categorías o tipos de MO que se pueden utilizar. La materia orgánica del suelo es un elemento crucial para la regulación...
Colombia
2010 - Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia

Artículo de revista
¿Y cómo va la pobreza en el sector rural?

Existen dos criterios para poder cuantificar el número de personas que se encuentran en extrema pobreza: por un lado, el enfoque indirecto de la línea de pobreza, según el cual, una persona es considerada pobre extremo si su gasto o ingreso no cubre el valor de una canasta mínima de...
Peru
2010 - Centro Peruano de Estudios Sociales (CEPES)

Artículo de revista especializada
Best practices 2010

The aim in the activities of the Rural Network is to showcase the results achieved in the development of the Finnish countryside and to pass on best practices to be utilised further in other contexts. The many ideas and innovations produced by the numerous participants of the Best Practices 2010...
Finland
2010

Estudio de caso
Analysis of climate change and variability risks in the smallholder sector

Case studies of the Laikipia and Narok Districts representing major agro‑ecological zones in Kenya
Smallholder farmers in Kenya grow most of the country's food, vegetables and fruit. These farmers face formidable challenges in increasing production, preserving natural resources and addressing the impact of climate change in food production systems. Meeting these challenges is vital to sustained livelihoods and reduction of poverty, especially in the...
Kenya
2010 - Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO)

Documento de la Conferencia
Improving smallholder irrigation performance in Malawi

The paper reports work aimed at improving livelihoods of smallholders by providing investors, policymakers and implementers with concrete knowledge and tools to make informed investment decisions on small-scale irrigation water management interventions. The projects reported assessed promising irrigation interventions and their ‘market potential’, analyzed which technologies ‘fit’ in major agroecological...
Malawi
2010 - University of Malawi

Informe
Making ARD More Pro-Poor Improving Accessibility and Relevance of Results to the Poorest

The Food Security Thematic Programme (FSTP) is a programme of the European Union (EU) that aims ―to improve food security in favour of the poorest and the most vulnerable, and contribute to achieving the first Millennium Development Goal (MDG), through a set of actions which ensure overall coherence, complementarity and...
2010 - Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich,LEI – Part of Wageningen UR

Actas de conferencia
Expert Consultation on Nutrition Indicators for Biodiversity 2. Food consumption

The development of nutrition indicators for biodiversity is a collaborative international process, led by FAO together with Bioversity International and other partners. The task is part of the Cross-Cutting Initiative on Biodiversity for Food and Nutrition. The initiative was launched on the basis of a recognized link between biodiversity, food...
2010 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Artículo de revista especializada
Drought trends and impacts on agricultural production and natural resources in the context of climate change

Every single day, scientific evidence of climate change mounts all around the world and in Turkey. In the 20th century, the average temperature increased by 0.6°C all around the world and by 0.95°C in Europe. According to the latest developments, the consequences in the Mediterranean Basin would be more severe...
Türkiye
2010 - International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM)

Aprendizaje en línea
Vulnerability Assessment and Analysis

This course provides a definition of vulnerability and illustrates the three critical dimensions used to define it. It also presents the most commonly used methods to assess vulnerability, and provides examples and criteria for selecting the appropriate vulnerability indicators.
2010 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO

Informe
Securing sustainability through the conservation and use of agricultural biodiversity

Current agricultural practices are regarded as one of the most significant drivers of biodiversity loss. At the same time, the goal achieving global food security remains a long way off; indeed, the number of malnourished has recently risen to over 1 billion people. The world desperately needs an agricultural production...
2010 - United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP)

Informe
Global Forest Resources Assessment 2010

Country Report: Bahamas
Sustainably managed forests have multiple environmental and socio-economic functions important at the global, national and local scales, and play a vital part in sustainable development. Reliable and upto-date information on the state of forest resources - not only on area and area change, but also on such variables as growing...
Bahamas
2010 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Informe
Global Forest Resources Assessment 2010 - Country Report: Barbados

Sustainably managed forests have multiple environmental and socio-economic functions important at the global, national and local scales, and play a vital part in sustainable development. Reliable and upto-date information on the state of forest resources - not only on area and area change, but also on such variables as growing...
Barbados
2010 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Artículo
Freshwater Fish Farming Possibilities in the Hilly-Mountain Area of Serbia

The hilly-mountain area of Serbia is considered to be of a great ecological and socioeconomically value. The traditional agriculture practice, which is still in use in Serbia, seems to be outdated. This is why it is almost impossible to stop the migration process, so the population started leaving the farms...
Serbia
2010

Artículo
Direct selling in Italy: a marketing strategy to promote localized agro-food systems

Describes trends in direct selling by farmers in Italy by region, product and place of sale. Proposes a model of variables that affect the probability of a farmer adopting direct sales: farmer (gender, age, off-farm income); farm (farm type, work units, standard gross margin) and location (region, altimetry, less favoured...
Italy
2010

Artículo de revista especializada
Integrating agroecology and landscape multifunctionality in Vermont: An evolving framework to evaluate the design of agroecosystems

Agroecosystems cover vast areas of land worldwide and are known to have a large impact on the environment, yet these highly modified landscapes are rarely considered as candidates for landscape design. While intentionally-designed agricultural landscapes could serve many different functions, few resources exist for evaluating the design of these complex...
United States of America
2010 - Elsevier Ltd
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