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El género en el punto de mira: Recopilación de artículos de Yemaya

Este dossier compila artículos seleccionados de Yemaya por región- Asia, África, América del Sur, Europa, slas del Pacifico y América del Norte. los artículos en conjunto proporcionan una panormámica amplia  de los problemas claves a los que se enfrentan las mujeres en el sector pesquero de cada región, así como...
2007 - International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (ICSF)

Commercialization and livelihoods diversification of family farming

In a context of environmental stress due to the drought of 2005, economical crisis in function of the drop income of the occupations, and social crisis signalled by the decrease of population of an area producing of agricultural commodities, and considering the hypothesis that the rural development results of the...
2007 - Universidade Federal Do Rio Grande Do Sul (UFRGS)

The family farmers' representation at institutional spaces for social participation in Southwestern Paraná

This study aims to present a research on the family farmers’ representation  process at institutional social participation spaces. Data were obtained from City Council for Rural Development of Itapejara d’Oeste and Vitorino and also from Management Group of Southwest Territory of Paraná, which are institutional spaces originated from decentralization process...
2007 - Universidade Federal Do Rio Grande Do Sul (UFRGS)

Fiche d'information
Enabling the rural poor to overcome poverty in Sudan

 The fact sheet briefly analyses the root causes of poverty in the country.  More than two million rural people have been displaced by the Darfur conflict alone. In addition, erosion, loss of soil fertility and damage to watersheds are affecting resources. Agricultural productivity is decreasing as a result of a...
2007 - International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Comptes rendus de conférence
Organic agriculture and stability of food supply

Stability of the food supply is broadly related to the environmental conditions that allow for sustainable food production and encourage productivity as well as to the economic conditions that allow for sustainable supplies at reasonable prices. This paper focuses on the interactions and interdependencies between farming practices and environmental conditions....
2007 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

La agricultura familiar en los países del Cono Sur

Entre los años 2005 y 2006, el Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura, IICA, a través de su Especialista Regional en Desarrollo Rural Sostenible, abordó la tarea de realizar en cada país del Cono Sur (Argentina, Brasil, Chile, Paraguay y Uruguay), un estudio que resumiera y explicara la realidad...
Argentina - Brazil - Chile - Paraguay - Uruguay
2007 - Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA)

Document technique
Defining smallholders agriculture in Ghana

Who are smallholders, what do they do and how are they linked with markets?
Smallholders in Ghana, as elsewhere, are widely considered to be the largest as well as the most vulnerable component of the rural sector. Ghana professes national development objectives of reducing rural poverty through the increased productivity and commercialization of smallholder agriculture. As a starting point for more detailed discussion of...
2007 - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Note/document d'orientation
Women farmers’ productivity in sub-Saharan Africa

The need to focus on women farmers' productivity, which can be an effective engine for social change, has become increasingly clear in sub-Saharan Africa. Women have a significant role in farming and post-harvest activities in most countries in the region. Nevertheless, a complex set of rights and obligations reflecting social...
2007 - United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP)

Étude de cas
Conservation Agriculture in Africa

Conservation agriculture as practised in Kenya
This case study presents the status of conservation agriculture in Kenya. It is one in a series of eight case studies about conservation agriculture in Africa, which were developed within the framework of a collaboration between CIRAD (French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development), FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of...
2007 - African Conservation Tillage Network (ACT)

Article de revue spécialisée
Producción integrada. Una estrategia de tránsito hacia sistemas más sostenibles.

La producción integrada, puede servir en los ambientes agrarios mediterráneos, como una estrategia de punto de partida, para una transición agroecológica. Esta transición tiene que abordar importantes retos: recuperar los suelos agrarios deteriorados; mejorar la calidad de las aguas de riego; utilizar variedades adaptadas a las condiciones atmosféricas mediterráneas, especialmente...
2007 - Revista Ecosistemas

Sustainable Future of the Rural Areas of Croatia

Sustainable Future of the Rural Areas in Croatia is a common Dutch-Croatian project which is from 2007. carried out in collaboration with Millieukontakt International, ODRAZ, SMART, CCI and PINS. HMRR was a partner in project from the beginning of 2008 and is part of the activites of the Netwok in 2008...
2007 - Croatian Rural Development Network (HMRR)

Guía del CIAPA: Una introducción al Convenio sobre el trabajo en el sector pesquero de 2007

El objetivo que persigue esta guía consiste en presentar brevemente el Convenio sobre el trabajo en el sector pesquero de 2007, adoptado en junio del mismo año en Ginebra, Suiza, durante la 96ª reunión de la Conferencia Internacional del Trabajo (CIT) de la Organización Mundial del Trabajo (OIT). No pretende...

Gender Focus: A collection of articles from Yemaya

Women of fishing communities across the world play vital roles in fisheries, and in sustaining their households, communities, social networks and cultures. While these roles are central to maintaining livelihoods and the very activity of fisheries, they often remain unacknowledged and undervalued. Yemaya, the gender and fisheries newsletter from ICSF...

Buenas prácticas agrícolas para la agricultura familiar

El objetivo de este trabajo es difundir los conceptos básicos de las Buenas Prácticas Agrícolas (BPA), con el propósito de: orientar los sistemas de producción hacia una agricultura sostenible y ecológicamente segura, obtener productos inocuos y de mayor calidad, contribuir a la seguridad alimentaria a través de la generación de...
2007 - Oficina Regional de la FAO para América Latina y el Caribe (FAO/RLC)

Developing the world's first insurance for African pastoralists

In Kenya's drylands, drought has always been the greatest hazard faced by livestock herding families. Modern pressures are making this situation worse. This film tells the story of a research project started in 2007, which this year introduced a new form of insurance to remote herding peoples who had never...
2007 - International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)

Étude de cas
The Process of Agroecological Transition – A Case Study from Southern Brazil

This is a participatory case study together with the Non Governmental Organization (NGO) Cetap (Centro de Tecnologias Alternativas Populares) in Brazil and the farmers in two of the groups with whom Cetap cooperates. The objective of the study is to describe and evaluate the process of agroecological transition with the...
2007 - Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)

Bulletin d'information
Dimitra Newsletter: Information, communication and gender

This 13th edition of the newsletter provides an opportunity for Dimitra and its partners to inform you about their activities over the last six months. It will also present other issues, such as the situation and rights of rural women producers, the right and access to land, food and sustainable...
Democratic Republic of the Congo - Madagascar - Niger - Senegal - Uganda
2007 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Bulletin d'information
Dimitra Newsletter: Rural women, literacy training and communication

In this latest edition of the Dimitra Newsletter, as in previous editions, we highlight the importance of access by rural populations, and particularly women, to information and communication. The ability to access information and to share it through dissemination and networking is crucial in order to combat inequality, malnutrition and...
Democratic Republic of the Congo - South Africa - Sudan - Uganda - Zimbabwe
2007 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Trees and shrubs of the Maldives

In the Maldives, forests and trees are used by the islanders primarily as a source of timber but also for medicinal and culinary purposes amongst many others. For their effective conservation and sustainable management it is essential that relevant information on the identity, ecology and use of each species be...

Politique et Stratégie Nationalles d’Assainissement (PSNA)

a permis d’accomplir des progrès significatifs dans le domaine. Mais aujourd’hui, les évolutions et réformes institutionnelles dans notre pays rendent nécessaire la relecture de ce document. De plus, l’absence d’une politique nationale en matière d’assainissement constitue un vide qu’il convient de combler. C’est l’objet du présent document qui tire les...
Burkina Faso
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