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Seeds and Farmers’ rights

How international regulations affect farmers’ seeds
This dossier is intended as a tool. It is the result of discussions within the European Farmer Seeds Network which are still ongoing and still subject to change. Like farmer varieties, this dossier is neither homogeneous nor stable. It provides a diverse array of information whose structure might help the...
2011 - Biodiversité Échanges et Diffusion d’Expériences (BEDE)

A methodological framework for the dynamic conservation of agricultural heritage systems

Over the centuries, generations of farmers, forest peoples and herders have developed complex, diverse natural resources and locally adapted agricultural and forestry management systems to create and maintain specific, remarkable landscapes and agricultural systems that provide livelihoods, food security, conservation of natural resources and biodiversity. Building on local knowledge and...
2011 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Organic Agriculture, A step towards the Green Economy in the Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia region

Case studies from Armenia, Moldova and Ukraine
In the Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia (EECCA) region organic agriculture could play a catalyst role in green economy transformation by re-vitalizing the farm and food sector and creating employment that provides better returns on per unit of  labor input all along the value chain. It could increase income...
Armenia - Republic of Moldova - Ukraine

Climate Change and Food-Systems Resilience in Sub-Saharan Africa

The present ability or otherwise of Africa to cope with climate change and improve its agricultural production depends on the environment and natural resources base of the continent, on the impacts of its past and on the nature of its present interactions with the outside world. Africa is a large...
Benin - Burundi - Djibouti - Ethiopia - Kenya - Madagascar - Malawi - Mali - Niger - Nigeria - Rwanda - Sudan - Uganda - United Republic of Tanzania - Zambia - Zimbabwe
2011 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Article de revue spécialisée
Agricultura familiar y políticas de desarrollo rural en Argentina y Brasil

Análsis comparativo, 1990-2010
El presente trabajo es un análisis acerca de las particularidades de las políticas dirigidas a la agricultura familiar (AF) en Argentina y Brasil, en perspectiva comparativa y a partir de la década de 1990. En el mismo se subrayan los antecedentes, logros y problemas que comparten y diferencian a ambos...
Argentina - Brazil
2011 - Centro Interdisciplinario de Estudios Agrarios (CIEA)

Article de revue
Agricultural Product Quality: a success factor for EU food and farming

Quality and organic products are a key part of the Common Agricultural Policy and an important Objective of Rural Development Policy. In fact enhancing food quality throughout Europe partly depends on the EU’s rural development policy. support and opportunities for effective implementation depends on actions in each Member State. However,...

Article de revue spécialisée
Development of decision support system for sheep and goats in the hot / dry area of the North costal zone of Egypt

A Small Ruminant Decision Support System (SRDSS) was developed to improve flock productivity under the arid conditions of the North Costal Zone of Egypt. Field data were collected on 165 flocks to characterize prevailing small ruminant production systems and to identify their biological and economic potentialities and constraints. The SRDSS...
2011 - International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM)

Árboles y agricultura

"La agroforestería puede ser practicada por agricultores de toda escala, pero ha sido desarrollada y es especialmente adecuada para la agricultura de pequeña escala que no puede adoptar tecnologías muy costosas (http://worldagroforestry. org/latinamerica/content/definiciones). La resiliencia de los sistemas agroforestales los hace, además, singularmente apropiados para enfrentar los efectos del cambio...
2011 - Asociación Ecología, Tecnología y Cultura en los Andes

Article de revue spécialisée
Coping with climate change and risk management strategies for sustainable rangeland-based systems in WANA Region

Livestock is still the main source of income of rural populations in the West Asian and North African (WANA) countries. However, many factors among which climate change are threatening the production systems. There are considerable gaps in our knowledge of how climate change will affect livestock systems and the livelihoods...
2011 - International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM)

Enfoques de Asociatividad entre Actores del Sistema Productivo

Conceptos, Casos Reales y Metodologías
La Guía se divide en tres capítulos principales: uno en el que se presentan los enfoques de cadena y cluster y las definiciones acordadas que se derivan de cada uno de ellos (cadena, circuito, empresa ancla, negocios inclusivos, cluster y SIAL); otro en el que se analizan las principales ventajas...
2011 - Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA)

Article de revue

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Armenia - Ghana - Mauritania - Nepal
2011 - Centre for Biodiversity and Indigenous Knowledge

Making CAADP work for women farmers

A review of progress in six countries
The Comprehensive African Agricultural Development Programme (CAADP) aims to revitalize African farming in order to reduce rural poverty and hunger. This is a massively important undertaking for a continent where a third of the population continue to struggle with chronic malnutrition. But is CAADP getting the right strategies, policies and...
Ethiopia - Kenya - Malawi - Nigeria - United Republic of Tanzania - Zambia
2011 - ActionAid International

Article de revue spécialisée
Mutations des systèmes alimentaires des ovins en Tunisie et place des ressources alternatives

L’élevage ovin demeure la principale source de revenu chez la population rurale, notamment au centre et au sud du pays. Le système d’alimentation de ce cheptel connaît depuis ces dernières décennies des mutations importantes imposées par des facteurs climatiques, économiques, sociaux, institutionnels et environnementaux. Jusqu’aux années 70 (phase 1), l’alimentation...
2011 - Centre International de Hautes Études Agronomiques Méditerranéennes (CIHEAM)

Preparing a fish handling centre

Activities funded by Axis 4 played a crucial role in levering in larger investment from Axis 2 of the EFF and local municipal funds for the development of a €2.7 million fish handling centre in Kuusamo. This is a new concept in Finland; combining the needs of both fishermen and...
2011 - Kainuu-Koillismaa, Finland

Beekeeping in Africa: Colony management II

A beekeeper with a colonized hive must remember that the success in keeping bees depends on the exercise of his knowledge of colony organization. Three practices of colony management are discussed in greater detail in this entry. The first part gives a step-by-step description of how to divide a very...
2011 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Guía para la formación participativa en proyectos en organizaciones de base comunitaria

Este documento es una guía para la fórmulacion participativa de proyectos en organizaciones comunitarias, validada por comunidades campesinas e indígenas de las provincias de Catamarca, Salta y Jujuy, fue diseñada con la finalidad de que los proyectos surjan desde las propias organizaciones comunitarias como el resultado de procesos participativos para...
2011 - Instituto Nacional de de Teconología Agropecuraria (INTA)-IPAF

Rural extension with an inclusive rural development approach

Poverty is multidimensional and requires differentiated responses. In addition to increasing their income, rural families seek to improve their means of life and have more participation and representation in the life of their communities and countries. Technology is not enough. Rural extension must contribute to provide opportunities to the most vulnerable...
2011 - Latin American Network for Rural Extension Services (RELASER)

Beekeeping and sustainable livelihoods Second edition

The purpose of the FAO Diversification booklets is to raise awareness and provide decision support information about opportunities at farm and local community level to increase the incomes of small-scale farmers. Each booklet focuses on a farm or non-farm enterprise that can be integrated into small farms to increase incomes...
2011 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO

Article de revue spécialisée
Importance économique et mutation des systèmes de production ovins en Tunisie

Le secteur de l’élevage ovin en Tunisie a connu une forte croissance en améliorant sa contribution à la couverture de la demande de viande rouge. Cette croissance a été obtenue grâce à un ensemble de politiques visant notamment l’encouragement de l’élevage ovin en tant que facteur de développement de la...
2011 - Centre International de Hautes Études Agronomiques Méditerranéennes (CIHEAM)

Selling street and snack foods

This booklet is intended to create awareness and promote street and snack food as a diversification enterprise for small-scale farmers. It looks at the advantages, benefits and income earning potential of such an enterprise as well as considering the positive spill over effects it can have on communities and others...
2011 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO
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