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Artículo de revista especializada
School Feeding and Family Farming: reconnecting consumption to production

This work aims to address the relationship between consumption, production and food policy based on Brazil’s School Feeding Program (SFP), seeking to understand how the consolidation of different systems of food production and consumption occurs. Thus, it aims to show how this program has been used in Brazil concerning the...
2010 - Universidade Federal Do Rio Grande Do Sul (UFRGS)

Casos ejemplares de manejo forestal sostenible en América Latina y el Caribe

En América Latina y el Caribe existe una gran diversidad de experiencias que demuestran que el manejo forestal con criterios de sostenibilidad es alcanzable y representa una opción altamente competitiva en los variados contextos en que se desarrollan. Comunidades, empresas, productores, ONG o el mismo Gobierno, propietario mayoritario de los...
Argentina - Bolivia (Plurinational State of) - Brazil - Chile - Costa Rica - Dominican Republic - Guatemala - Guyana - Honduras - Mexico - Nicaragua - Peru
2010 - Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO)

Central Asia and the South Caucasus: Challenges, Opportunities, Priority Needs and Actions Required for Improving Agricultural Research for Development

The Central Asia and the Caucasus (CAC) region consists of five countries in Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan) and three in the South Caucasus (Armenia Azerbaijan and Georgia). The eight countries of the region attained independence after the breakdown of the former Soviet Union in 1991, and...
Argentina - Azerbaijan - Georgia - Kazakhstan - Kyrgyzstan - Tajikistan - Turkmenistan - Uzbekistan
2010 - Central Asia and the Caucasus Association of Agricultural Research Institutions (CACAARI)

Estudio de caso
Challenges for succession in family farming – Perspective and research question

Agriculture, particularly family farming, has had, and still has, an important role in many rural communities as a basis for economic activity, local social organization and as a lifestyle, although its economic role has declined over time. The development of agriculture has turned into an industry where profitability is linked...

Estudio de caso
Reclaiming life in marginal areas

Reclaiming life in marginal areas and fragile ecosystems through innovative solutions: The case of bocage perimeters in Burkina Faso
Human activities have helped to speed up the process of desertification in Burkina Faso. In order to curb this scourge and its disastrous consequences, the NGO “TERRE VERTE” has, since 1989, carried out a rural development project referred to as bocage perimeter, (“Wegoubri” in the Mooré language). This new concept...
Burkina Faso
2010 - The Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa

Revista especializada
Options Méditerranéennes. Economics of drought and drought preparedness in a climate change context

During the last decades, droughts have become more frequent in the Mediterranean, West Asia and North African countries, and have had negative socio-economic impacts which are frequently linked to a high exploitation of available water resources. The Fourth Assessment Report of the International Panel on Climate Change states that extreme...
Argentina - Bulgaria - Canada - Egypt - Iran (Islamic Republic of) - Jordan - Morocco - Spain - Syrian Arab Republic - Tunisia - Türkiye
2010 - International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM)

Integrated Crop Management Vol.7-2009

Enhancing Crop-Livestock Systems in Conservation Agriculture for Sustainable Production Intensification - A Farmer Discovery Process Going to Scale in Burkina Faso
his is a story about how FAO assisted groups of farmers in five farming communities in the moist savannah zone of South Western Burkina Faso to enhance their crop-livestock systems through Conservation Agriculture (CA) practices, including crop diversification, using an innovative farmer discovery process, to bring about agricultural intensification and...
Burkina Faso
2010 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Documento técnico
Calidad de suelos en una situación de producción de cerdos sobre pastoreo

Actualmente en nuestro país se están tomando medidas que fomentan y exigen un desarrollo sustentable en el manejo de los suelos del país. A lo largo de la historia hubo períodos de expansión agrícola que fueron acompañados de severa degradación de los suelos, llegando inclusive a dejar grandes áreas inutilizadas...
2010 - Universidad de la República de Uruguay. Facultad de Agronomía

Four Acres and Independence - A Self-Sufficient Farmstead

Take a tour, accompanied by curious sheep and geese, of Mark Cooper's self-sufficient small farm. Over several years, he transformed a rundown house and hillsides of berry brambles into pasture and gardens where he produces and preserves most of his family's food. Visit the Goose Grotto in a constructed pond,...
European Union

Estudio de caso
Regenerative agriculture in Senegal

Similar to other countries in the Sahel region, Senegal’s indigenous food production is hampered by lack of moisture and sandy soils low in organic matter. Soil erosion and degradation threaten large areas of farm land. In central Senegal’s groundnut basin, the low-lying area between the Ferlo and Gambia rivers, the...
2010 - The Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa

Artículo de revista especializada
Participation determinants and impact assessment of the Institute of Agricultural Development (INDAP) credit program

This research estimates the impact of INDAP’s Credit Program on the per hectare agricultural income of small agricultural producers. To accomplish this, a Treatment Effects Model (TEM) is employed to simultaneously estimate producer incomes and program participation functions, correcting for the potential presence of selectivity bias through the correlation between...
2010 - Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC)

Climate Assurance Systems for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

A Report by Ecofys
This report was prepared as background information for the FAO/ISEAL expert meeting on Climate Standards for Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing held in Rome on 11 November 2009. The report aims to scope the possibility for a modular climate assurance system that can be applied in the agriculture, forestry and fishery...
2010 - Ecofys

Revista especializada
Options méditerranéennes. Pastoralisme méditerranéen: patrimoine culturel et paysager et développement durable

Ce numéro d’Options méditerranéennes restitue des actes de la deuxième réunion thématique d’experts sur le pastoralisme méditerranéen qui s’est tenu à Tirana (Albanie du 12 au 14 novembre 2009. Trente participants de douze pays méditerranéens ont participé à cette réunion ainsi qu’un certain nombre d’organisations internationales : Fao, Pnud-Albanie, Icomos,...
Albania - Algeria - Morocco - Spain - Tunisia
2010 - Centre International de Hautes Études Agronomiques Méditerranéennes (CIHEAM)

Artículo de revista
Energía y desarrollo rural : el año de las alternativas

Los avances en electrificación y la creciente presencia de biocombustibles han marcado el panorama energético en las áreas rurales en los últimos años. En 2010, ambos procesos podrían tropezar con sus límites —remarcándose la necesidad de buscar alternativas.
2010 - Centro Peruano de Estudios Sociales (CEPES)

Scoping Study for Equivalence and Harmonization of Organic Standards and Technical Regulations in the Asia Region

This study is commissioned by the Global Organic Market Access (GOMA) project, a collaboration among FAO, UNCTAD and IFOAM, to provide information that enables stakeholders and GOMA to develop an optimal strategy for facilitating organic trade (and thereby also organic sector development in Asia) through equivalence, harmonization and/or other forms...

Estudio de caso
Restoring ecological balance and bolstering social and economic development in Niger

Located in the center of Niger, Keita Department is a 4,860 sq km plateau with rocky slopes and valleys forming a complex system of watersheds subject to strong winds and water erosion. Plateau slopes covered by forests in 1962 were completely deforested by 1984. As in other Sahelian nations, droughts...
2010 - Oakland Institute and the Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA

Guide for decision makers for farmer organizations and exporters wishing to export organic and fair-trade certified products and for business support organizations

This guide draws on the lessons learned in the framework of the project “Increasing incomes and food security of small farmers in West and Central Africa through exports of organic and fair-trade tropical products”, implemented by FAO in Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Ghana, Senegal and Sierra Leone from September 2005 to...
2010 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Revista especializada
Caravan - Science for Food Security

This issue of Caravan illustrates some of ICARDA’s strategic research — the use of new tools such as GIS, molecular markers and thermographic imaging, and new research methods in biodiversity conservation and plant breeding. It also describes applied research on water management, conservation agriculture and cropping systems. It discusses the...
Afghanistan - Egypt
2010 - International Center for Agriculture Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)

Estudio de caso
Soil and water conservation techniques in Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso has few natural resources and a weak industrial base. Approximately 90 percent of the population is engaged in subsistence agriculture. Food insecurity is commonplace in many parts of the country.1 During the 1960s, Burkina Faso’s rainfall averaged 700 mm/year. Along with other countries in West Africa’s Sahel, the...
Burkina Faso
2010 - Oakland Institute and the Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA)

Guidelines For Smallholder Group Management Of Organic And Fair Trade Certification

This document defines operative procedures and minimum requirements for building smallholder groups’ management capacity for organic agriculture and fair trade certification.
2010 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
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