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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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Revisión de la evolución económica macrosectorial del sector agropecuario

El documento busca proporcionar información sobre el estado de situación y la evolución del sector agropecuario boliviano. Bajo el entendido que la identificación, caracterización y entendimiento de las unidades económicas rurales así como su dinámica económica, política, social y cultural es la base para interacción en pro del desarrollo. A...
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
2009 - Unidad de Análisis de Políticas Sociales y Económicas (UPADE)

Informe
Agriculture at a crossroads - Global report

International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technology for Development (IAASTD) was to assess the impacts of past, present and future agricultural knowledge, science and technology on the - reduction of hunger and poverty, - improvement of rural livelihoods and human health, and - equitable, socially, environmentally and economically sustainable...
2009 - International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technology for Development

Hoja informativa
Enabling poor rural people to overcome poverty in Syria

The latest assessment of rural poverty in the country, conducted by IFAD, found that half of Syria's poor rural households depend on wages for their livelihood. One third of poor rural people cultivate crops and raise livestock to obtain an income. The incidence of poverty is lowest among the 20...
Syrian Arab Republic
2009 - International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Informe
Adaptation des exploitations agricoles familiales à la crise cotonnière en Afrique centrale

La filière coton de l’Afrique centrale connait une crise qui affecte les économies nationales, les acteurs de la filière et les exploitations agricoles (EA) productrices de coton. Si cette tendance à la baisse de la contribution du coton à l’économie nationale se poursuit au cours des prochaines années, les filières...
Cameroon - Central African Republic - Chad
2009

Estudio de caso
Inventory and Documentation of Tribal GIAHS in India

About 8 per cent of the Indian population belongs to a category listed as ‘Scheduled Tribes’ enumerated in the Schedule to Article 342 of the Constitution of India. Tribal people have been seen to be strongly associated with the forests, hills and remote areas, practicing a unique life style, having...
India
2009 - Schumacher Centre

Documento de trabajo
Mountain Areas / Mountain farming

This paper provides a summary of the results of an analytical review of EU Member States support for mountain areas under EAFRD (2007-2013). The analysis was conducted by the ENRD Contact Point. The main purpose of the review was to provide an overview of the different RD support measures available...
2009 - European Network of Rural Development

Hoja informativa
Fighting water scarcity in the Arab countries

The Arab countries account for more than 5 per cent of the world’s population, but less than 1 per cent of global water resources. And as a consequence of the phenomena associated with climate change, the region is facing an even greater water shortage. For 30 years now, IFAD and...
Jordan - Sudan
2009 - International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Informe
Las Explotaciones Agropecuarias Familiares en la República Argentina

Un análisis a partir de los datos del Censo Nacional Agropecuario 2002
Con este trabajo se da continuidad al trabajo Los pequeños productores en la República Argentina, desarrollado en el marco de un acuerdo entre el Ministerio de Agricultura, Ganadería y Pesca (en aquel momento, Secretaría de Agricultura, Ganadería, Pesca y Alimentos) y el IICA. Continuando los lineamientos metodológicos de dicho estudio,...
Argentina
2009 - Ministerio de Agricultura, Ganadería y Pesca de la Nación, Subsecretaría de Agricultura Familiar, PROINDER

Documento técnico
Accounting for the diversity of rural income sources in developing countries

The Experience of the Rural Income Generating Activities Project
The RIGA project of the Food and Agriculture Organization created a growing database of 33 household living standards surveys from which a set of income aggregates and other measures of well-being were constructed in a methodologically consistent manner. Through this elaborate task a host of definitional and methodological issues arose...
2009

Artículo
Current Situation and Perspective of Cattle Breeding in Republic of Macedonia

Lack of food, especially lack of protein in this millennium will be main problem in many countries, especially developing ones. Satisfying of the needs of the human population in nutrition products will be global problem. On the other hand, world trends are directed towards providing not only sufficient quantities of...
North Macedonia
2009

Libro
Agrometeorologia dos Cultivos

O fator meteorológico na produção agrícola
A agricultura é a atividade econômica mais dependente das condições climáticas. Os elementos meteorológicos afetam não só os processos metabólicos das plantas, diretamente relacionados à produção vegetal, como também as mais diversas atividades no campo. De acordo com Petr (1990) e Fageria (1992), citados por Hoogenboom (2000), ao redor de...
Brazil
2009 - Instituto Nacional de Meteorologia – INMET - Brasil

Documento de trabajo
Peak Performance - New Insights into Mountain Farming in the European Union

The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) was the first policy to specifically address mountain regions at European level, through Directive 75/268/EEC on mountain and hill-farming in less favoured areas (LFAs). Since 1975, the CAP instruments promoting the sustainable development of mountain agriculture and the well-being of mountain rural areas have significantly...
2009 - European Commission: Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development

Documento técnico
Can the smallholder model deliver poverty reduction and food security for a rapidly growing population in Africa?

Despite the achievements of smallholders in Asia during the green revolution, there is scepticism that Africa’s smallholders — who dominate the farm area in most countries — can imitate this model and deliver agricultural growth. This paper assesses whether such pessimism is justified. Given the high transactions costs of hiring...
Burkina Faso - Central African Republic - Chad - Comoros - Congo - Democratic Republic of the Congo - Equatorial Guinea - Eritrea - Ethiopia - Ghana - Guinea-Bissau - Madagascar - Mali - Mauritius - Namibia - Sao Tome and Principe - Seychelles - Somalia - South Sudan - Uganda - Zimbabwe
2009 - Overseas Development Institute

Documento técnico
A Profile of the Rural Poor

This paper has two main objectives. Firstly, it provides an overview of trends in the magnitude, location and nature of rural poverty, with emphasis on least developed countries. Secondly, it offers new evidence that advances our understanding of rural poverty, by presenting quantitative analyses of the determinants both of rural...
2009 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Revista especializada
Nature & Faune: The relevance of mangrove forests to African fisheries, wildlife and water resources

The present edition offers a collection of 14 diverse articles highlighting different aspects of mangroves - from the lush natural stands, wildlings, nursery practices, enrichment planting, to the various uses of the mangrove ecosystems as paddy rice fields, along with fisheries and wildlife sanctuaries and salt exploitation areas. The Special...
Cameroon - Côte d'Ivoire - Ghana - Kenya - Madagascar - Nigeria - Senegal
2009 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Documento técnico
Wage inequality in international perspective

Effects of location, sector, and gender
This paper uses the well-known Oaxaca-Blinder decomposition technique to understand the determinants of wage-gaps between men and women, between urban and rural workers, and between those employed in the rural agricultural versus the rural non-agricultural sectors, for the 14 developing and transition economies in the RIGA-L dataset. The unexplained male...
2009 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Documento técnico
Assets, Activities and Rural Income Generation

Evidence from a Multicountry Analysis
This paper examines the links between the assets and the economic activities of rural households in developing countries to provide insight into how the promotion of certain key assets— particularly education, land and infrastructure—influences the economic choices of these households. Nationally representative data from 15 countries that form part of...
2009 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Artículo de revista especializada
The efficiency of smallholder agriculture in Malawi

This paper analyses Malawi’s smallholder agricultural efficiency, using a nationally representative sample survey of rural households undertaken by the National Statistical Office in 2004/2005. It aims to inform agricultural policy about the level and key determinants of inefficiency in the smallholder farming system that need to be addressed to raise...
Malawi
2009

Documento de trabajo
Measuring the contribution of small-scale aquaculture

The contribution of small-scale aquaculture (SSA) to sustainable rural development (SRD) include, for example, securing food, efficient use of water, farm materials and other resources, creating wealth, diversifying livelihoods, generating rural employment and income, utilizing family labour, fostering social harmony and empowering women. While recognized as such, there has not...
2009 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Revista especializada
Nature & Faune: Success stories in management of wildlife and nature in Africa

This Issue of the magazine aims at reflecting on and rekindling interest in successful field projects, capacity-building initiatives and networking of natural resources practitioners. It is a strategy to sustain ideas that could enhance conservation of wildlife and natural ecosystems and improve Africa's rural livelihoods. This edition of Nature &...
Côte d'Ivoire - Ethiopia - Ghana - Liberia - Sudan
2009 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
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