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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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A guide to upgrading rural agricultural retail markets

This Working Document provides practical guidelines for upgrading agricultural retail markets in rural areas and analyses the strategic potential of upgrading as an important component of rural development. This document presents methodological steps for the design and implementation of appropriate programmes, rather than a single model to replicate. The objective is to propose...
Bangladesh - Ethiopia
2009 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Libro
El empleo de las mujeres rurales

Lo que dicen las cifras
El presente estudio pone de relieve las trabas existentes para una mayor incorporación de las mujeres al mundo del trabajo: una estructura productiva que no crea suficientes empleos de buena calidad para ellas –y tampoco para los hombres– y una población femenina envejecida y con muy bajos niveles de calificación....
2009 - Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO)

Documento de trabajo
Rural women producers and cooperatives in conflicts settings in the Arab States

Ongoing violent conflicts accentuate the challenges that women and men face in the rural areas of Iraq, Lebanon, and the occupied Palestinian territories. The potential of cooperatives for sharing risk, pooling resources, learning together, generating income, and balancing work and family responsibilities, has yet to be actualized. Cooperatives in the...
Iraq - Lebanon - Palestine
2009 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Artículo de revista especializada
Role of livestock projects in empowering women smallholder farmers for sustainable food security in rural Kenya

Women are a major human resource and assure adequate nutrition, health and cognitive development of their households and children in their formative years. However, women are over-represented among the poor, suffer heavy workloads and have little control over resources for family care. Poverty and food insecurity are enhanced by lack...
Kenya
2009

Libro
Igualdad de género en la agricultura familiar del MERCOSUR

El caso de la Red Andina de Productores de Quinua
A mediados de la década de los ochenta, los derechos de las mujeres rurales emergen en la agenda regional. La denuncia de los movimientos sociales y la gradual profundización de la participación de las mujeres en la elaboración de alternativas políticas, sociales y económicas propiciaron transformaciones en las políticas públicas...
2009 - Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo (AECID)

Actas de conferencia
Profit Making for Smallholder Farmers

Participants in the workshop shared experiences from nine projects in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. All projects had a common objective: to add value to an agricultural product and link smallholder farmers to profitable markets in a lasting way. The commodities included bulb onions in Kenya and Tanzania; fresh fruits in...
Kenya - Uganda - United Republic of Tanzania
2009 - Food and Agricultural Research Management (FARM)

Sitio web
Política nacional de desarrollo rural integral

La Política Nacional de Desarrollo Rural Integral que aquí se presenta, es el fruto del trabajo de varios meses de diálogo, así como de formulación y discusión de propuestas entre gobierno y organizaciones sociales, en el marco del proceso establecido el 30 de abril de 2008 con la oficialización e...
Guatemala
2009 - Gabinete de Desarrollo Rural Integral del Gobierno de Guatemala

Documento de trabajo
Can a market-assisted land redistribution program improve the lives of the poor?

Evidence from Malawi
This paper uses a rural household survey dataset collected in 2006 and 2008 to investigate the impact of a market-based land resettlement project in southern Malawi. The program provided a conditional cash and land transfer to poor families to relocate to larger plots of farm land. The average treatment effect...
Malawi
2009 - World Bank

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
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)

Informe
Women and natural resources in Afghanistan

Afghanistan is a beautiful country with a rich history. Today it faces enormous challenges. Afghanistan’s terrain is mountainous, dry, and subject to extreme droughts and devastating floods. Decades of conflict coupled with abuse, overexploitation and mismanagement of its natural resources have decimated its forests, degraded its rangelands and wetlands, and...
Afghanistan
2009 - United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP)

Boletín informativo
Dimitra Newsletter: Communicating gender for development

At the end of 2009, despite the international commitments made to achieving the Millennium Development Goals, over a billion people are going hungry and 70% of those women and men who suffer from hunger live in rural areas. These alarming results inevitably raise questions as to the effectiveness of the...
Democratic Republic of the Congo - Madagascar - Morocco - Niger
2009 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Boletín informativo
Dimitra Newsletter: New Listeners’ Clubs in Katanga

Welcome to Dimitra Newsletter No. 16! This issue is devoted – as all our newsletters are – to the empowerment of women and men living in rural areas. FAO’s efforts in the Great Lakes Region highlight the fact that Farmer Field Schools can be instrumental in addressing a range of...
Democratic Republic of the Congo - Ghana - Kenya - Senegal - Uganda
2009 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Boletín informativo
Dimitra Newsletter: Economic empowerment of rural women

On 16 October 2008, FAO celebrated World Food Day with a parallel event entitled “­Women have solutions to the food crisis: towards long-term structural changes”. This issue of the Dimitra newsletter focuses in particular on how – in an international context of rising food prices and raw material shortages –...
Burkina Faso - Democratic Republic of the Congo - Ethiopia - Niger - Senegal - Uganda - United Republic of Tanzania
2008 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Boletín informativo
Dimitra Newsletter: Rural radios and participatory communication

Among the experiences shared in this newsletter, we would like to focus on Dimitra and its partners’ work in the Democratic Republic of Congo in the field of rural radio and participatory communication. A rural radio and listeners’ club project, conducted in South Kivu province with SAMWAKI and GTZ-Santé, is...
Democratic Republic of the Congo - Ghana - Uganda
2008 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Documento de trabajo
Linking African smallholders to high-value markets

Practitioner perspectives on benefits, constraints, and interventions
This paper provides the results of an international survey of practitioners with experience in facilitating the participation of African smallholder farmers in supply chains for higher-value and/or differentiated agricultural products. It explores their perceptions about the constraints inhibiting and the impacts associated with this supply chain participation. It also examines...
2008 - World Bank

Documento de la Conferencia
Conservation Agriculture: Impact on farmers’ livelihoods, labour, mechanization and equipment

The paper will briefly explain the features of conservation agriculture which lead to these changes and then report in more detail experiences which have been observed in the long term after the introduction of conservation agriculture on the livelihood of farmers, labour requirements, mechanization and equipment use.
2008 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Documento de trabajo
Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems: Notes and guides in assessing natural resources management

Natural resources management is a critical branch of sustainable rural development that requires thorough understanding of theland, the people who nurtures the land and how they govern land. They are historically, socially-ecologically constructed systems. While in today’s generation, natural resources management is intertwined with the problems of poverty, food and livelihood security and...
2008 - Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Manual
Guía para el análisis y el monitoreo de la equidad de género en las políticas de salud

El presente trabajo, preparado bajo la coordinación de la Unidad de Género, Etnia y Salud de la Organización Panamericana de la Salud, intenta contribuir al avance de las metas de igualdad de género en salud. Ofrece a planificadores, grupos de abogacía e investigadores en el ámbito de la salud, un...
2008 - Organización Panamericana de la Salud

Artículo de revista especializada
Adapting To Climate Change in Africa

Discusses the Climate Change Adaptation in Africa program, which aims to establish a self-sustained African body of expertise on adaptation through capacity development and strengthening institutions.
2008 - World Bank
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