Strengthening Coherence between Agriculture and Social Protection to Combat Poverty and Hunger in Africa

Ghana country case study report
This study took place in Ghana (Accra and Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abirem Municipal District) 20- 30 April 2015. The study was led by Luke Harman of the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) along with local partners Dr Kofi Marfo and Mrs Joyce Haleegoah. The Ghana country study set out to focus particularly on the...
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

实 践
Elaboración de velas con molde de plástico o silicón

En la siguiente tecnología se describen los pasos para confeccionar velas en un molde (de silicón u otro) en base de cera de abejas. Esta tecnología proporciona una nueva forma de ingreso de recursos donde se utiliza la cera de abejas que recicla el apicultor. Esta manera de confeccionar velas...
2016 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO TECA

Converting to Organic Farming

This video is a documentary featuring a European farmer who converted his farming system from conventional farming to organic farming to show the pros and cons of the process from a personal perspective. The farmer describes the different stages which the older system underwent and mentions which channels of distribution...
European Union
2016 - European Commission

STATE OF THE ART in small-scale fisheries

In May 2016, a total of 1702 records were available in the SOTA ISSF layer. Among them, 61% are found to be peer-reviewed papers, 20% reports, 10% books or books chapters, and 3% conference proceedings. Information on SSF are also disseminated through newsletters, PhD theses, documentaries, monographs, handbooks, or teaching...

Caravana de agricultura familiar no Paraná aborda o uso de energias renováveis

Transformar a luz solar, o ar ou substâncias orgânicas em energia pode ser uma ótima opção para os agricultores familiares. Além de ajudar na preservação do meio ambiente, a prática impacta positivamente no bolso. Energia renovável foi um dos temas discutidos na III Caravana da Agricultura Familiar promovida pela Federação...
2016 - Secretaria Especial de Agricultura Familiar e do Desenvolvimento Agrário (SEAD)

Газетная статья
Climate change and the loss of organic archaeological deposits in the Arctic

The Arctic is warming twice as fast as the global average with overlooked consequences for the preservation of the rich cultural and environmental records that have been stored for millennia in archaeological deposits. In this article, we investigate the oxic degradation of different types of organic archaeological deposits located in...
2016 - Scientific Reports

Impact of agricultural land use in Central Asia: a review

Central Asia is geopolitically and strategically important because of its geographic position. The Central Asian states Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan are situated in the heart of the Eurasian continent and form a trade link between China, the Middle East, and Europe. Upon entering into membership in the Shanghai...
2016 - French National Institute for Agricultural Research

Poverty in a rising Africa

This report begins by evaluating Africa’s data landscape to monitor poverty. It maps out and assesses in detail the availability and quality of the data needed to track monetary poverty (expenditures, prices, GDP) and also reflects on the governance and political processes that underpin the current situation. Carrying the work...
2016 - World Bank

Contracting by Small Farmers in Commodities with Export Potential

Assessing Farm Profits of Lentil Growers in Nepal
This study is undertaken to quantify the benefits of contract farming (CF) on farmers’ income in a case where new market opportunities are emerging for smallholder farmers in Nepal. CF is emerging as an important form of vertical coordination in the agrifood supply chain. The prospect for CF in a...
2016 - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

EU Dairy Farms Report

This annual report provides an overview of EU dairy farms based on the latest available data from the Farm Accountancy Data Network (FADN) for 2013. It provides trends in milk margin per tonne and in income per work unit from 2004 to 2013, and estimates of gross milk margins for...
European Union
2016 - European Commission

实 践
Apiculture: utilisation d’un enfumoir métallique à soufflet

L’utilisation du feu et de la fumée pour extraire le miel des ruches ou de colonies naturelles permet une protection des piqûres d’abeilles. Cependant cette pratique non seulement nuit à l’environnement et à la santé des colonies mais impacte de manière négative la qualité du miel. L’utilisation d’un enfumoir métallique...
Democratic Republic of the Congo
2016 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO TECA

Curso: Rabia de los herbívoros y "Una Salud"... Avanzando hacia una gestión sanitaria integrada

Este curso de autoaprendizaje y gratuito ha sido diseñado principalmente para Médicos Veterinarios y Técnicos Pecuarios de los Servicios Veterinarios Oficiales (SVO), vinculados a los programas nacionales de prevención y control de la Rabia Paralítica Bovina, y en particular para aquellos que desarrollen acciones sanitarias en terreno. El alcance también...
2016 - Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO)

Common Ground - Securing land rights and safeguarding the earth

A Global Call to Action on Indigenous and Community Land Rights
Up to 2.5 billion people depend on indigenous and community lands, which make up over 50 percent of the land on the planet; they legally own just one-fifth. The remaining five billion hectares remain unprotected and vulnerable to land grabs from more powerful entities like governments and corporations. There is...
2016 - Oxfam International,

Bending over the maize

A traditional Central American practice is to bend over the maize stalk to help dry the maize and to protect it from disease and pest damage. If you do this at just the right time, you will harvest more. Maize grains keep growing until a black spot appears at the...
2016 - Access Agriculture

Consolider la resilience à l’insécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle au Sahel et en Afrique de l’Ouest

Foire aux savoirs. Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Au Sahel, environ 65 pour cent de la population active travaillent dans le secteur agricole et leurs conditions de vie sont ainsi tributaires des aléas climatiques, des marchés et des facteurs environnementaux. Plus de la moitié sont des femmes. Les crises récurrentes constituent de réelles préoccupations pour l’atteinte d’une sécurité...
Burkina Faso
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Agricultural Markets Task Force

With greater market orientation of EU policies and increasing trade liberalisation in recent years, the EU agriculture sector is no longer shielded from global developments in the food supply chain. The participation of the European agri-food sector in global markets has created important trading opportunities, but also exposed it to greater market instability and increased price volatility.
European Union
2016 - European Commission

Rebuilding Eritrea’s livestock sector and helping farmers meet the challenges of the future

In drought-prone Eritrea, livestock is a farmer’s most valuable asset. Animal husbandry is not only one of the main sources of livelihood for farmers, but it is also a form of insurance that enables poor rural people to cope with drought and other disasters. IFAD-funded projects invest in rebuilding livestock...
2016 - International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Газетная статья
Fragilité des projets d’élevage familiaux dans les exploitations de polyculture-élevage au Burkina Faso

Dans les exploitations de polyculture-élevage du Burkina Faso, les producteurs ont des difficultés à mettre en œuvre des projets d’élevage familiaux (PEF) qui répondent à leurs attentes en termes de revenus et de services. La présente étude vise à rechercher et à expliquer les causes de ces faiblesses. L’étude a...
Burkina Faso
2016 - tre international de recherche-développement sur l’élevage en zone subhumide (CIRDES)

News from the Deck - August and September

The monthly newsletter of the Low Impact Fishers of Europe
The newsletter of August and September 2016 includes: LIFE presents its contribution to the “Extraordinary Plan for the Management of the Mediterranean Spanish coast” for 2017-2019 to the Spanish Ministry The Low Impact Fishers of Baltic Countries present their Action Plan to the EU Commission Other news from around the EU News from our...
2016 - Low Impact Fishers of Europe

New CAP struggling to improve farmers’ resilience

ince the launch of the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) in 2015, the EU’s farmers have suffered a string of crises. The CAP’s greening measures have helped farmers maintain their revenue, but the questions of job creation and access to land have proved harder to answer. EurActiv France reports. Europe’s farmers...
European Union
2016 - EurActiv
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