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La Quinua: Cultivo milenario para contribuir a la seguridad alimentaria mundial

El informe técnico “La quinua, cultivo milenario para contribuir a la seguridad alimentaria mundial” elaborado por PROINPA hace una recopilación actualizada y detallada sobre las bondades nutritivas, la versatilidad agronómica y la expansión del cultivo a otros continentes, mostrando que la quinua es un cultivo con alto potencial para contribuir...
2011 - Oficina Regional de la FAO para América Latina y el Caribe (FAO/RLC)

Sierra Leone: Farming as a business - Part II

Thanks to FAO efforts under the EU Food Facility, 138 Agricultural Business Centres have been established in Sierra Leone. This second video of a three-part series takes a close look at these one-stop shops providing small holder farmers with access to training, tools, labour-saving equipment and machinery, which will increase...
Sierra Leone
2011 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

From farmer to planner and back

This video features the story of an agricultural worker from Sikkim (India) who participated in the From Farmer to Planner and Back workshop held in Rome. It documents her experience with gender-responsive participatory planning for small-scale livestock development.
2011 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Comunicación para la Innovación y el Desarrollo Rural en el ANMI-PNA del Municipio Yapacaní

El Plan Nacional de Comunicación para el Desarrollo de Bolivia nació el año 2007 como una iniciativa conjunta del Ministerio de Desarrollo Rural y Tierras del Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia (MDRyT) y la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO), a través del proyecto Iniciativa...
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
2011 - Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO)

Farmer Field School: The St Lucia Experience

On the Caribbean island of St Lucia, FAO’s farmer field school project has been helping communities grow healthy crops and develop beat off pests for a decade. The programme has been credited with helping local farmer reduce their reliance on pesticides.
Saint Lucia
2011 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

This is Finland

This Video, present the agriculture in Finland
2011 - Ministry of Agriculture and forestry of Finland

Tierra de mujeres

Reflexiones sobre el acceso de las mujeres rurales a la tierra en América Latina
Este libro es el resultado de un esfuerzo colectivo de muchas mujeres de diversos lugares de América Latina, que desde sus distintas experiencias y capacidades han aportado para que el día de hoy usted tenga en sus manos un documento peculiar. Peculiar porque es la acumulación de reflexiones, aportes, visitas, discusiones...
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) - Guatemala
2011 - Fundación TIERRA (Bolivia)

Article de revue spécialisée
Small scale farmers' perception and adaptation to climate change in Nasarawa State of Nigeria

Climate change and severe weather events such as temperature shocks and declining rainfall often strongly impede sustainable farming development, especially where agriculture is rain fed and when other external shocks such as poverty, poor access to inputs and credit are common. This is the context in which small scale farmers...
2011 - University of Ilorin

Étude de cas
Maldives and FAO

Achievements and Success Stories
Maldives became a member of FAO in 1971 and was accredited to the FAO Representative’s office in Sri Lanka in 1979. The economy of Maldives has grown rapidly since 1975, making impressive socio-economic progress when measured by improvements in socio-economic indicators and poverty reduction. The government has played a central...
2011 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Étude de cas
Restoring Lost Livelihoods

The case of smallholder plantation crops in Zimbabwe
Small-scale coffee and tea production used to contribute considerably to household income of more than 6000 smallholder farmers in Zimbabwe, including Mr. Duri up to the late 1990s. Since the year 2000 when Zimbabwe embarked on an unplanned land reform programme, the resulting economic instability brought the tea and coffee...
2011 - SNV Netherlands Development Organisation

Swaziland Rural Sector Review

Priorities for the development of smallholder agriculture in Swaziland
The purpose of this policy note is to contribute to an understanding of the factors that combine to constrain the development of smallholder agriculture in Swaziland. It seeks to shed light on why, despite being well-endowed in land and water resources, and despite having a climate that is generally favorable...
2011 - World Bank

Women Feed the World: Africa

Worldwide, women make high contributions to household and national food security. This video explores the critical role played by women in agricultural production in Africa.
2011 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Étude de cas
Demographic and occupational dynamics and the social reproduction of family farming

A case study at the Municipality of Praia Grande - Santa Catarina
This dissertation covers the social reproduction of family farmers in the community of Praia Grande, Southern region of Santa Catarina, facing the trade expansion of family agriculture and the  socioeconomic  transformations  derived.  Focus  is  given  on  the fall  in  income  and agricultural employment, shaped mainly from mid-1980 on, within the...
2011 - Universidade Federal Do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS)

Agricultural Investment

For strengthening family farming and sustainable food systems in Africa
The issue of agricultural investment is a key one in Africa and how and where these investments are directed is of considerable concern to African family farmers and their organisations. From CAADP to the reformed Committee on World Food Security, enhanced investment for food security is at the top of...
2011 - Réseau des organisations paysannes et de producteurs de l’Afrique de l’Ouest (ROPPA)

The diversity and the emergence of ecological family farming at Canguçu (Rio Grande do Sul)

Perceptions, strategies and speeches
This  study aims  to  identify  and  analyze  the perceptions and  motivationsof  unconventional farmers from Canguçu, Rio Grande do Sul, in conducting "different" production systems. The city, considered to be the Family Farm National Capital has approximately 10,000 agricultural establishments  with  an  average  area  of  16  hectares.  Medium  characteristics  favored  an...
2011 - Universidade Federal Do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS)

Alternative Farming Techniques for Sustainable Food Production

Sustainability and food security are the major challenges faced by third world countries for the past several decades. Most of the third world countries are also facing problems of climate change, increasing population, overexploitation of natural resources and resource degradation associated with rapid economic growth. Among the scientific and policy...
2011 - ResearchGate

Article de revue
Une analyse systémique des dispositifs de conseil à l’exploitation familiale en Afrique de l’Ouest

En Afrique de l’Ouest des dispositifs de conseil à l’exploitation agricole familiale ont été développés pour mieux répondre aux nouvelles attentes des producteurs. L’objectif de l’article est de montrer que ces dispositifs pluri-institutionnels peuvent être appréhendés comme des systèmes complexes dont le fonctionnement est fortement contraint par le mode de...
Benin - Burkina Faso

Knowledge diversity in interface situations: the emergence of ecological base's agriculture among family farmers in Southern Rio Grande do Sul

The technical homogenization intended by the modernization of agriculture, well represented by the Green Revolution guidelines, has been associated with negative socio-environmental consequences  at  rural  areas.  However,  recent  proposals  which  aim  to  set  new  dynamics  to rural  development  processes,  have  been  constructed  in  opposition  to  conventional diffusionists  ideas.  With  this, ...
2011 - Universidade Federal Do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS)

Article de revue
Youth and farming

The laxity of young people taking up farming may be due to, but not limited, to lack of farming incentives, inadequate access to productive assets such as land and capital, inadequate infrastructure, limited well-functioning markets, high population pressure on land and inadequate access to appropriate technologies by farmers. In this...
Kenya - Uganda - United Republic of Tanzania - Zimbabwe
2011 - Arid Lands Information Network (ALIN)

Article de revue spécialisée
The agroecological revolution in Latin America

Rescuing nature, ensuring food sovereignty and empowering peasants
This paper provides an overview of what we call ‘agroecological revolution’ in Latin America. As the expansion of agroexports and biofuels continues unfolding in Latin America and warming the planet, the concepts of food sovereignty and agroecology-based agricultural production gain increasing attention. New approaches and technologies involving the application of blended...
Brazil - Cuba - Mexico
2011 - Journal of Peasant Studies
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