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Agridape. Agriculture familiale et nutrition

La malnutrition et les carences en nutriments, ainsi que le surpoids, autant de problèmes de santé liés au régime alimentaire qui entravent l’épanouissement des populations, les empêchant de jouer pleinement leur rôle dans le développement socioéconomique de leur pays. Aujourd’hui, la nutrition occupe une bonne place dans les stratégies et politiques...
2014 - IED Afrique

Building resilience of small farmers in Southern Africa

The EU and FAO support rural communities in Southern Africa to lessen the impact of drought, floods and cyclones and to increase their resilience by introducing adapted crops and seeds and promoting good agricultural practices.Mitigating the impact of climate change.
2014 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Fiche d'information
Año Internacional de la Agricultura Familiar compromiso del FIDA y llamamiento a la acción

Documento que reune los aspectos principales del Año Internacional de la Agricultura Familiar y el papel del FIDA dentro de este.  
2014 - Fondo Internacional de Desarrollo Agrícola (FIDA)

Note/document d'orientation
Africa's evolving Food Systems

Drivers of change and the scope for influencing them
This paper investigates the ‘megatrends’ shaping African economic, political and social landscapes and asks which ones depend endogenously on processes that are within the realm of policy influence and which ones are indeed exogenous. Based on this analysis, it sketches four plausible scenarios for African food systems and discusses how...
2014 - International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Aprendizajes de las transformaciones de los sistemas de extensión y transferencia tecnológica de Nicaragua

una propuesta de lineamientos de política para el futuro
El sector agropecuario es uno de los motores de crecimiento de la economía del país. El desempeño del sector depende de los bienes y servicios que se entregan a los productores y demás actores de las cadenas de valor que participan en los procesos de producción y agregación de valor....
2014 - Organización de la Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO)

Aprendizajes de las transformaciones de los sistemas de extensión y transferencia tecnológica de Costa Rica

Una propuesta de lineamientos de política para el futuro
El estudio sobre las Estrategias de reformas institucionales e inversiones para los sistemas de extensión  en  Costa  Rica  consiste  en  un  análisis  de  las características básicas de la agricultura familiar costarricense, su nivel socioeconómico y su aporte a la producción de alimentos. Por otro lado, el estudio analiza las transformaciones en...
Costa Rica
2014 - Organización de la Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO)

Article du bulletin d’information
Caribbean Week of Agriculture: “Take care of the land and it will take care of you,” farmer tells regional forum

Farmers in the region on Monday welcomed the attention being placed on family farming, but cautioned against the absence of women and youth, shifting goalposts and ignoring cultural elements in the development of policy for the sub-sector. The advice was provided from the floor at a seminar titled ‘Caribbean Agricultural Transformation:...
2014 - Kaieteur News

Article de revue
Modernization of farms contributes to the development of short supply chains

Agrodan dairy company in northern Slovakia wanted to modernize the milk production technology in order to increase its competitiveness. The regional office of Rural Development Network in Slovakia considered this project a useful tool for the implementation of actions aimed at strengthening local short supply chains between local food producers...

Document de travail
Can agricultural households farm their way out of poverty?

This paper examines the determinants of agricultural productivity and its link to poverty using nationally representative data from the Nigeria General Household Survey Panel, 2010/11. The findings indicate an elasticity of poverty reduction with respect to agricultural productivity of between 0.25 to 0.3 percent, implying that a 10 percent increase...
2014 - World Bank Group

Género y adaptación al cambio climático

Puesta en común y sistematización de experiencias sobre la integración de la perspectiva de género en la adaptación al cambio climático en el ámbito rural en Nicaragua
El riesgo que representan los efectos del cambio climático no sólo tiene que ver con pérdidas económicas. En lo particular y de manera muy alarmante, los efectos del cambio climático también tienen el potencial de agravar las desigualdades de género. Reconociendo este hecho y con el ánimo de brindar pautas...
2014 - Agrónomos y Veterinarios Sin Fronteras (AVSF)

Document de conférence
Transforming caribbean agriculture through family farming

This document presents the conceptual framework, including the justification, objectives, expected outputs and agenda of a Regional Seminar on Transforming Caribbean Agriculture Through Family Farming, to be held during the Caribbean Week of Agriculture in Suriname, which is scheduled for the 06-12 October, 2014. The Seminar is being presented in...
2014 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Fiche d'information
The International Year of Family Farming: IFAD’s commitment and call for action

The United Nations declared 2014 the International Year of Family Farming (IYFF) to recognize the importance of family farming in reducing poverty and improving global food security. The IYFF aims to promote new development policies, particularly at the national but also regional levels, that will help smallholder and family farmers...
2014 - International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Article de revue spécialisée
Plant variety protection in sub-Saharan Africa

Balancing commercial and smallholder farmers’ interests
Sub-Saharan African countries, through their regional organizations, have embarked on the harmonisation of plant variety protection (PVP) systems. These initiatives are largely modelled on the UPOV 1991 act, which claims to incentivize plant breeding and facilitate agricultural development. Civil Society Organisations (CSO), however, strongly criticise this process for being out...

Harvesting from Family Farms

Stories of Feeding the Nation and Caring for the Earth
The International Year of Family Farming (IYFF) is meant to drumbeat the issues of family farmers before policy makers and other stakeholders in the rural development community. But, it is not only that. It is also aimed at bringing back the dignity of farming by recognizing the contribution of family...
2014 - Asian Partnership for the Development of Human Resources in Rural Asia (AsiaDHRRA)

Revue spécialisée
LEISA revista de agroecología. Nutrición y agricultura familiar

Este número de LEISA presenta experiencias que se refieren al valor de la pequeña escala de producción, desde lo ambiental –conservación de los recursos naturales– y lo nutricional, especialmente para el caso de aquellos países que son centros de origen de la agricultura y donde el conocimiento acumulado de siglos...
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) - Cuba - Dominican Republic - Haiti - Peru
2014 - Asociación Ecología, Tecnología y Cultura en los Andes

Entrevista con Marcela Villarreal de la FAO

Marcela Villarreal, la directora de la Oficina de Comunicaciones, Asociaciones y Promoción de la FAO, nos explica porque la agricultura familiar es tan esencial para las comunidades por todo el mundo y los objetivos de FAO durante el año
2014 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Smallholder agriculture in Africa

An overview and implications for policy
Smallholder agriculture has long served as the dominant economic activity for people in sub-Saharan Africa, and it will remain enormously important for the foreseeable future. But the size of the sector does not necessarily imply that investments in the smallholder sector will yield high social benefits in comparison to other...
2014 - International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Empowering rural stakeholders in the Western Balkans

This report, and the events recorded in it, focus upon seven countries which are at various stages of active or potential candidature to join the European Union. Six of the countries are in the Western Balkans – Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro and...
2014 - The Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) in SEE

A FAO successful project in Burundi: ''Support to post-harvest fisheries technology''

Fisheries play an important role in the economic and social life in Burundi. Yet, about 10 to 15% of the harvest was lost during the processing phase. Fish drying, which is the most common processing technique in the country, was done generally on bare ground. This has led to partial...
2014 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Document de travail
Does institutional finance matter for agriculture?

Evidence using panel data from Uganda
Smallholder agriculture in many developing countries has remained largely self-financed. However, improved productivity for attaining greater food security requires better access to institutional credit. Past efforts to extend institutional credit to smaller farmers has failed for several reasons, including subsidized operation of government-aided credit schemes. Thus, recent efforts to expand...
2014 - World Bank Group
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