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Purchase for Progress. Final Consolidated Farmers’ Organizations and Capacity Development Report

The Final Consolidated Farmers’ Organizations (FOs) and Capacity Development Report provides a snapshot of P4P’s engagement with FOs from 2009 to 2013. P4P engaged with over 830 FOs over the duration of the pilot, with the FOs actively targeted in December 2013 representing over 1.5 million farmers across the 20...
2013 - World Food Programme (WFP)

Family Farming in Romania

There are 3.9 million farm holdings in Romania, the majority of which are Family Farms of extensive semi-natural grassland pastoral systems and mixed farming systems. These semi-natural smallsale farmed landscapes are of significant economic importance. For example, the 1 million holdings between 1-10 ha (3.1 m ha, 20% of Romania’s...

Mujeres y pesca artesanal en la Región Centroamericana para todos

Promoviendo alianzas y contribuyendo al mejoramiento de capacidades de los hombres y mujeres trabajadores de la pesca de pequeña escala en Centroamérica
Este documento presenta de forma interactiva la importancia de las mujeres en la pesca artesanal de Centroamérica, describiendo sus actividades, estadísticas regionales y detallando los derechos de las mujeres.
2013 - Cooperativa Autogestionaria de Servicios Profesionales para la Solidaridad Social (CoopeSoliDaR)

The institutional structure of rural extension and public-private relations in Latin America

Given the importance of agriculture and the rural medium for countries’ growth and development, policy makers must strengthen the institutional structure of rural extension and increase public and private investment. Abundant natural resources, knowledge, technology, and extensionists are not enough. Countries lso need policies, institutional frameworks, and solid management that link...
2012 - Latin American Network for Rural Extension Services (RELASER)

Mejorando la calidad de nuestra semilla de papa mediante la selección de las mejores plantas

Selección positiva. Guía de campo para agricultores
Este libro indica que en los últimos años, la producción de papa ha experimentado una significativa innovación técnica y comercial, lo que ha permitido el desarrollo de su valor agregado y el surgimiento de nuevos mercados especialmente para las variedades nativas de papa. Sin embargo, esta rápida expansión de la...
2012 - Centro Internacional de la Papa (CIP)

Manejo de plagas de la papa en la región andina del Perú

Guía de capacitación
Este curso está dirigido a los extensionistas con el objetivo de mejorar el entendimiento de la biología y la ecología de las plagas lo que es importante para la correcta aplicación de estrategias de control; así como compartir información a fi n de actualizar el conocimiento de nuevas estrategias ecológicas...
2012 - Centro Internacional de la Papa (CIP)

Article de revue
Agriculture of the Future in Antonesti - Moldova

Alexandru Malancea started working in agriculture in 1996, at the beginning helped by his parents. He became a land owner later, when he received a land parcel. He felt a call and vocation for agriculture and decided to extend his land, by acquiring a new plot, where the village farm...
Republic of Moldova

Étude de cas
Equator initiative case study series

The Smallholders Foundation Nigeria
The Smallholders Foundation promotes sustainable agriculture and environmental conservation through educational radio programmes. Smallholder Farmers Rural Radio broadcasts daily programs on agricultural management, environmental conservation, and market access, which reach over 250,000 smallholder farmers. Broadcasts are done in the local Igbo language, and reach listeners in three local government catchments...
2012 - United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Document technique
Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation - Challenges and Opportunities in the Food Sector

The aim of the workshop is to examine various types of standards and labels and to build upon lessons learned from concrete examples to identify issues and challenges to be addressed, discuss their potential contribution to improve sustainability of food systems, and propose measures in order to improve their effectiveness....
2012 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Article de revue spécialisée
Land degradation and smallholder farmers’ response

A case of villages in the southern parts of Ludewa District, Iringa Region
A cross sectional study was conducted to investigate response of smallholder farmers to land degradation in the southern parts of Ludewa District. The study involved 240 respondents randomly selected from stratified population based on gender and type of village. Besides, focus group discussions were made to gauge farmers’ opinions based...
United Republic of Tanzania
2012 - Open University of Tanzania

Document technique
Potential Impacts of Climate Change on Food Security in Mali

The paper further examines the effectiveness of public investment, namely research and development for agriculture, as a crucial measure for adaptation. The large amount of resources that would be necessary to avoid the worst case scenario suggests the necessity of continued support from the international community to improve food security...
2012 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Article de blog
Farm-connected CSAs should offer more than just ‘veggie subscriptions’

Today, while many models like this still exist, there are also some CSAs that have abandoned entirely the notion of sharing the risk. In crowded markets like the San Francisco Bay Area, farms like Full Belly Farm and Capay Organic allow members to join for as little as one month....

Characteristics of Private Farms and Family Farm Labour in Hungary by Settlement Size

The Hungarian Central Statistical Office (HCSO) conducted a general agricultural census (ÁMÖ) in 2010, where enterprises and households performing agricultural activity were surveyed. According to the preliminary results, the number of private farms fell significantly in the last ten years. The present study concentrates on these farms and their labour...

Article de revue spécialisée
Review of the evidence base for ecosystem-based approaches for adaptation to climate change

Ecosystem-based approaches for adaptation (EbA) integrate the use of biodiversity and ecosystem services into an overall strategy for helping people adapt to climate change. To date, insight into these approaches has often been based on reports from isolated anecdotal case studies. Although these are informative, and provide evidence that people...

Document de travail
Greening the Economy with Agriculture

This document has been prepared with the generous support of the Federal Office for Agriculture of Switzerland. The document includes a series of four working papers seeking to support discussions on the green economy of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) process. The draft papers were presented and...
2012 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Article de revue
European Orchard in the North of Moldova

Although he comes from a family of teachers, and graduated from a pedagogical department, he focused on another field. Like many other Moldovans, he worked for some years abroad. When he returned home, he decided it was time for him to build his future in his own country, closer to...
Republic of Moldova

Article de revue spécialisée
El marco institucional de la agricultura familiar en Costa Rica

El propósito de este estudio del universo es responder a las siguientes preguntas: ¿Quiénes son, cuántos y dónde se localizan los agricultores familiares que serán perjudicados y beneficiados por la apertura comercial y por las políticas públicas en el sector?, ¿cuáles son los potenciales impactos que se esperan de la...
Costa Rica
2012 - Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica (UNA)

Inclusión de la agricultura familiar en cadenas de valor

Proyecto Paraguay Inclusivo, informe de diseño del proyecto
El Proyecto “Inclusión de la Agricultura Familiar en Cadenas de Valor” tiene como objetivo: “contribuir a incrementar los activos, los ingresos y calidad de vida de los agricultores familiares campesinos pobres y población rural pobre, mediante su inserción en forma sostenible, y a través de sus organizaciones sociales representativas, en...
2012 - Ministerio de Agricultura y Ganadería Paraguay

Article de revue
Prosperity was Born in the Country

The one who works with dedication can achieve obvious and valuable results in Moldova as well. The entrepreneur Svetlana Dodon strongly believes in it. She has developed her small family business into a prosperous, promising business. She decided to grow strawberries, because strawberries are always in great demand. And she...
Republic of Moldova

Conservation agriculture: opportunities for intensified farming and environmental conservation in dry areas

A synthesis of research and trials with smallholder farmers in drylands systems; benefits and constraints to adoption. Farmer experiences and potential for uptake in Iraq, Syria, Morocco and Tunisia.
This report presents examples, approaches and evidence on conservation agriculture and its potential for use in low-income countries. It is designed to help policy makers and development partners appreciate the issues and evaluate how conservation agriculture can contribute to rural development and food security goals, paving the way for its...
Australia - Iraq - Morocco - Syrian Arab Republic - Tunisia
2012 - International Center for Agriculture Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)
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