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Comment se construit l’invisibilité des populations pastorales au Sahel : l’expérience de la crise alimentaire de 2005 au Niger

Au Sahel, les systèmes d’information élaborés et perfectionnés depuis les années 1980 n’ont pas suffi aux politiques nationales et aux actions d’urgence internationales pour gérer la spécificité des populations pastorales. Cette inadéquation renvoie aux difficultés historiques des administrations à prendre en compte la gestion commune des ressources naturelles et la...
2016 - CIRAD

Um caso de sucesso: empreendedorismo feminino no campo

Por meio do Programa Nacional de Fortalecimento da Agricultura Familiar (Pronaf), a agricultora familiar Letícia Weigert conseguiu fazer seu primeiro financiamento, em 2009. “Com um investimento de aproximadamente R$ 40 mil, ampliamos a nossa unidade agroindustrial”, conta ela, que recentemente passou a trabalhar com o cultivo suspenso de morangos. A agricultora...
2016 - Secretaria Especial de Agricultura Familiar e do Desenvolvimento Agrário (SEAD)

Pure milk is good milk

Modern dairy plants use pure, fresh milk to make milk powder, cheese, yoghurt and other products. The processing plant can only make its products from pure milk. When water is added, the milk is diluted, or weakened, and it is not good for processing into dairy products.
2016 - Access Agriculture

How is the life of family farms in Europe? Presentation of Lithuania

Association of private farming of the Czech Republic organized an International Conference on family farms and Common Agricultural Policy of EU. The event was held in Brno on 4 - 6th of April 2016. 10 European countries attended the conference. Herewith volume 4. Presentation of Lithuania

La Costanza: Urban Agroecology in a quickly urbanizing place

Let's make a national minga together!
48 million people live in Colombia nowadays. During the last 60 years of internal conflict, the country urbanized. According to the World Bank stats, less than 24% of the Colombian population lives in rural areas. About the 30 largest cities concentrate more than 70% of the population. The competition for...
2016 - La Costanza Cooperative

Cities and agricultural transformation in Africa

Evidence from Ethiopia
Due to the rapid growth of cities in Africa, many more farmers are now living in rural hinterlands in relatively close proximity to cities. However, empirical evidence on how urbanization affects these farmers is scarce. To fill this gap, this paper explores the relationship between proximity to a city and...
2016 - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

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FAO : Lancement du projet de réduction des pertes et gaspillage alimentaires

Le projet de «réduction des pertes et gaspillage alimentaires et de développement des chaînes de valeurs pour la sécurité alimentaire», a été lancé mercredi, à Tunis, par le ministère de l'Agriculture, des Ressources Hydrauliques et de la Pêche, en collaboration avec la FAO.

Czech farmers know how to do it - Farm succesion

APF CR is a part of the International project FARM_SUCCESS, which deal with succession at family farms.  The main aim of the project is to provide tools and knowledge to young farmers in order to enhance and support succession process in family farms. In mid of September already third meeting...
2016 - Association of private farming of the Czech Republic

Sustainable development in the European Union

Sustainable development has long been part of the political agenda of the European Union. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and their related targets, approved in September 2015 by the UN General Assembly, provide a new policy framework worldwide towards ending all forms of poverty, fighting inequalities and tackling climate change,...
European Union
2016 - European Union

Agroecology Learning Exchange Report

From the 10th to the 13th of May 2016, the AgroEcology Fund (AEF) and the Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA) brought together 70 people representing 30 organizations to share experiences and ideas about amplifying agroecology. True to its name, this Learning Exchange aimed to facilitate learning and cross-pollination...
2016 - AgroEcology Fund (AEF)

Innovation, Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability in Turkey

Productivity growth in the Turkish agricultural sector is supported today by better technologies, crop varieties and animal breeds. Yet improvements have slowed since the late 2000s, and the productivity gap between agriculture and the rest of the economy remains large. To overcome these challenges, Turkey will need to reduce the...
2016 - OECD

Exploring the High Youth Uptake of Agriculture Employment in West Nile region, Uganda

Of the 35 million people in Uganda, more than 78% of the population are below the age of 30 and 18% are youth aged 18-30 years. Yet 11% of youth are unemployed (9% males and 14% females) and 26% youth are underemployed (28% males and 25% females). These youth unemployment...
2016 - Applied Monitoring and Evaluation Institute (APMEI)

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A Valuable Resource

Inland fisheries are almost all small-scale fisheries (SSF). The problems of inland fisheries are SSF problems and include access rights, tenure, gender, social welfare and empowerment. More than 60 mn people rely on inland fisheries for at least part of their livelihood and about half of them are women. An...
2016 - The International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (ICSF)

Buenas compras de la agricultura familiar

Guía para la inclusión de los productos de la agricultura familiar en las compras públicas
Vários municípios desconhecem os programas de compras públicas de alimentos produzidos pela agricultura familiar para fins sociais e, além disso, por várias dificuldades não vem cumprindo a lei federal que determina aquisição direta de gêneros alimentícios produzidos pela agricultura familiar para a merenda escolar.   A cartilha “Boas Compras da Agricultura Familiar”...
2016 - Observatório Litoral Sustentável

Producing climate smart cassava in Mozambique

As climate change continues to devastate rural farming, one IFAD project is using stem plantation to help farmers adapt.
João Marcus Costa is a cassava farmer from Manjacaze, Mozambique. Like many Mozambican farmers, João's small cassava field used to face constant threats from drought, disease and pests. Even when he did manage to successfully harvest his cassava, he then faced additional challenges trying to get his cassava to market...
2016 - International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Feeding the world's cities: a critical challenge for sustainable development

More than 50 percent of the world's population currently lives in urban areas and this is expected to rise to 70 percent by 2050, particularly in developing countries. Increasing effects of climate change, including storms, floods and other extreme weather events, pose an added threat to how people in cities, especially...
2016 - The Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA)

VII Foro de los Frentes Parlamentarios contra el Hambre de América Latina y el Caribe

El propósito del 7° Foro del Frente Parlamentario contra el Hambre de América Latina y el Caribe es convocar a un debate parlamentario regional para definir las principales estrategias y líneas de acción del FPH para el período 2016-2017, promoviendo un diálogo político que posicione el derecho a la alimentación...
2016 - Frente Parlamentario contra el Hambre de América Latina y Caribe (FPH-ALC

Relacionamiento entre la Agricultura Familiar Campesina, INDAP y Empresas Responsables

Este estudio busca aportar elementos para avanzar en la organización de una red de grandes empresas colaboradoras de INDAP y de la AFC, con un enfoque de nuevo trato y valor compartido. Este trabajo fue realizado por los expertos en RSE Marina Hermosilla y José Briones, contando con el apoyo financiero...
2016 - Instituto de Desarrollo Agropecuario (INDAP)

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In the Country of Volcanoes

For the indigenous peoples of the Kamchatka Peninsula, the ‘fi sh province’ of the Russian Federation, fi ghting for their rights to access fi shing resources is crucial
Russian Federation
2016 - The International Collective in Support of Fish workers (ICSF)

Sistematización registros nacionales de la agricultura familiar en los países del Mercosur

El documento presenta el proceso de construcción de los registros de la agricultura fami​liar en el marco de la Reunión especializada de agricultura familias (REAF). Igualmente, presenta una caracterización y análisis del estado de situación de los registros y el universo de la agricultura familiar en los estados pares y...
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