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Countries to look at ways of encouraging innovation on the region’s family farms

Farmers in Eastern Europe and Central Asia are constantly innovating, adapting their farming techniques to cope with unfavourable weather or environmental conditions. But their efforts are far from systematic, and there is little government support for what they do. A discussion at the 39th session of the European Commission on Agriculture,...
2015 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Innovations Instead of Assistance for Farming

For several years, insuring harvests against the climate hazards that regularly destroy farmers’ crops in developing countries has for several years been a major tool in the fight against poverty, mainly in Africa and Asia, where between 400 and 500 million farmers survive on very low incomes. This system, which...
2015 - EurActiv

Article de revue spécialisée
Experiencias de adaptación al cambio climático, los conocimientos ancestrales, los conocimientos contemporáneos y los escenarios cualitativos en los Andes

Alcances y límites (Perú)
Se presentan experiencias de adaptación a la variabilidad climática por parte de las sociedades andinas, que podrían servir para la adaptación al cambio climático en ecosistemas de montaña andinos y tecnologías de adaptación al cambio climático a partir de experiencias iniciales de la institución Soluciones Prácticas en ecosistemas de montaña...
2015 - Soluciones Prácticas

Bulletin d'information
Organic agriculture

The sector of organic agriculture is continuously developing, involving more and more new enterprises, but the number of certified organic farms has stabilized, and in 2013 it reached 3473 farms. Lately, the areas of agricultural land used by organic farms show a stable growing trend. In 2013, similar to other...

Étude de cas
The páramo, where water is born

San Isidro is an indigenous community in Ecuador’s central Andes that collectively built and manages an irrigation pipeline. The pipeline has brought life back to family farming and created more space for the community to protect the páramo, a source of water and life for farming communities and urban residents...
2015 - ILEIA, Center for Learning on Sustainable Agriculture

Fiche d'information
Protecting the rich biodiversity of Transylvania and using it to benefit local communities

South-eastern Transylvania is one of Europe’s most important natural and cultural landscapes, supporting many rare habitats and fauna and flora species including some of the most significant areas of wildflower-rich grasslands in Europe. This high nature value farmed landscape is the result of good husbandry over hundreds of years, and...
2015 - ADEPT Fundation

Article de revue spécialisée
Ganadería lechera: una alternativa viable para elevar los ingresos de las familias rurales en el altiplano andino

El presente artículo analiza las características y condiciones que una propuesta de innovación tecnológica debería tener para garantizar que la ganadería lechera sea un instrumento importante en la superación de la pobreza en los productores de zonas altoandinas como los de La Paz en Bolivia. Para esto el autor analiza...
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
2015 - Soluciones Prácticas

Article de revue spécialisée
Inclusion of Women Self – Help Groups Into Value Chains

Agriculture plays an important role in social stability of the Kyrgyz Republic. More than a half of the population lives in rural area and their income is strongly linked to agricultural activities. The level of poverty among the rural population (41.4 percent) is much higher than urban areas (28. 5...
2015 - Food and agriculture organization of united nations

Regional Overview of Food Insecurity Europe and Central Asia

The Europe and Central Asia region (ECA) has achieved Millennium Development Goal 1C, to halve the proportion of undernourished people, with undernourishment at less than 5 percent in the region since 2010-12, the lowest of all five FAO regions. All countries in the region have made considerable progress in reducing...

Agricultural Transition in Post-Soviet Europe and Central Asia after 25 Years

The transition from Socialism to Capitalism occurred in many countries worldwide, but nowhere was it so sharp as in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union. Many researchers studied this process since the fall of the Berlin Wall in the autumn of 1989. Twenty-five years later, an international workshop was...
2015 - Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies

Fiche d'information
Summer pasture farming – traditions for future

Summer pasture farming i Norway, short introduction
2015 - Norsk seterkultur

Country report on the implementation of the new CAP and its possible effects on permanent pastures: ESTONIA

Small family farms are in general extensively managed in Estonia and are in general structured in a way which facilitates outdoor systems (e.g. pastures convenient to the animal housing). Having said that, there are no specific conditions in the Pillar 1 payment rules which would exclude intensive or indoor farming...
2015 - European Forum on Nature Conservation and Pastoralism

Revue spécialisée
EU agriculture spending focused on results

Approximately 38% of the EU budget (equivalent to 0.4% of the Union’s GDP) is spent on agriculture and rural development. This pooling of resources at EU level ensures efficient and effective spending that avoids distorting the internal market and delivers a wide range of public goods. It is much more...
2015 - European Commission

Country report on the implementation of the new CAP and its possible effects on permanent pastures: FRANCE

Since the mid-term review, the French government has had the objective of maintaining grass-based livestock systems, and sheep and goat systems in particular. This has been translated into significant financial transfers from arable farms to the livestock sector. The new CAP continues this policy in favour of livestock systems, through...
2015 - European Forum on Nature Conservation and Pastoralism

Country report on the implementation of the new CAP and its possible effects on permanent pastures: IRELAND

Ireland is a single payment region on paper. However, the convergence process will not be completed by 2019 (the Department commitment is that no-one will have a payment rate below 60% of the 2019 national average by that time) and payment rates over the national average will only be reduced...
2015 - European Forum on Nature Conservation and Pastoralism

Article de revue
Winter Harvest: Supporting the Development of Organic Winter Growing

In Austria, apart from corn salads, hardly any organic vegetables are available during the winter from domestic production. As a result, most of the vegetables on sale are imported or grown through high-energy intensive production. To address this problem, a project has been developed called winter harvest: seasonal, energy-extensive and...
2015 - IFOAM EU Group

Étude de cas
Resumen: Acceso a tierra y estrategias de vida de los jóvenes rurales

Resumen del estudio comparativo
Este resumen analiza y sistematiza los resultados de los seis estudios de la serie Jóvenes Rurales y Acceso a la Tierra realizados en Bolivia, Perú, Colombia, Argentina, Nicaragua y Guatemala en el marco de la iniciativa sobre el mismo tema que impulsa la International Land Coalition–América Latina y el Caribe...
Argentina - Bolivia (Plurinational State of) - Colombia - Guatemala - Nicaragua - Peru
2015 - Corporación PROCASUR

Country report on the implementation of the new CAP and its possible effects on permanent pastures: SPAIN

The 17 regional governments in Spain have considerable autonomy in agricultural and nature conservation policies. There are 17 individual Rural Development Programmes, as well as a national programme for certain measures. In the case of Pillar 1 of the CAP, a common model of implementation was agreed between all the...
2015 - European Forum on Nature Conservation and Pastoralism

Étude de cas
The Profitability of Seasonal Mountain Dairy Farming in Norway

Summer mountain dairy farming has a long tradition in Norway. At the same time it seems to be more interest in seasonal mountain processing expected due to: Health aspects of mountain products may be important for demand Grazing is to be promoted due to animal welfare concerns The risks are probably related to...
2015 - Norwegian Agricultural Economics Research Institute

53rd International Fair of Agriculture and Food

To mark the European Year for Development, the International Year of Soils and the International Year of Light by visiting the 53rd International Fair of Agriculture and Food AGRA 2015 in Gornja Radgona. Namely, AGRA is a more than fifty year old event that promotes sustainable development cooperation, promotes the...
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