Visegrad experience for small-scale family farms in Serbia

CEEweb together with Young Researchers of Serbia, Eko-Centar, Juniperia, Daphne – Institute of Applied Ecology and Naturalists Club Poland have launched a project on experience sharing and capacity building in small-scale farming. The project “Empower the powerless: Visegrad experience for small-scale family farms in the Western Balkans” aims to place...
Czechia - Hungary - Poland - Romania - Serbia - Slovakia
2015 - CEEweb for Biodiversity

Antitrust: new Commission Guidelines on joint selling of olive oil, beef and veal, and arable crops

The Guidelines aim to support European farmers by clarifying how they can, under certain conditions, cooperate to jointly sell olive oil, beef and veal, and arable crops without breaching EU competition rules. These markets are worth more than €80 billion annually. The European Commission has adopted new Guidelines on how specific...
2015 - European Union

Swiss farmers - keeping the land alive

Six portraits of farming families from all over the country

Se creó el sello de la agricultura familiar

Con el fin de aportar visibilidad, informar y concientizar sobre el significativo aporte de la agricultura familiar a la seguridad y soberanía alimentaria del pueblo argentino, el Ministerio de Agricultura, Ganadería y Pesca de la Nación a través de la Secretaría de Agricultura Familiar a cargo de Emilio Pérsico, creó...
2015 - Secretaría de Agricultura Familiar de la Nación

Kyrgyzstan hosts scientific conference on soils and food security

Humans have always taken what they needed from the planet’s soils, but the time has come to pay back this debt to Nature. These words from Kyrgyz National Agrarian University rector Ryspek Nurgaziev capture well the essence of discussions at the international scientific conference on soils and food security in Bishkek,...
2015 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

New peasents moving back to rural areas

'New peasants’ – youth deciding to become farmers and choosing agroecological production methods – are a crucial response to the trend of rural outmigration. Sidney Ortun Flament and Bruno Macias see knowledge sharing and exchange as a means to support this movement.
2015 - ILEIA, Center for Learning on Sustainable Agriculture

INTA Expone Cuyo 2015

Bajo el lema “Territorio, trabajo y valor agregado en origen”, el INTA realizará la décima edición del evento que ya ha convocado a centenares de miles de personas en todo el país. INTA Expone Cuyo 2015 tendrá lugar en San Juan, más precisamente en la Villa Aberastain, departamento Pocito (20 kilómetros al sur...
2015 - Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria (INTA)

Procasur, cosechando innovaciones, sembrando oportunidades

En América Latina y El Caribe la Corporación Procasur ha trabajado desde 1996 en el desarrollo y difusión de herramientas y metodologías para la gestión efectiva del conocimiento, fomentando la capacidad de los actores públicos y privados para luchar contra la pobreza rural. Mediante la vinculación con instituciones internacionales, nacionales y con gobiernos...
Argentina - Bolivia (Plurinational State of) - Brazil - Chile - Colombia - Costa Rica - Dominican Republic - Ecuador - El Salvador - Guatemala - Haiti - Honduras - Nicaragua - Panama - Paraguay - Peru - Uruguay - Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
2015 - Procasur

Transforming Food & Farming

The European organic movement stimulates and rewards the further development of organic systems, improving the resilience and environmental performance of organic production systems, while innovative tools for upholding the integrity of the supply chain promote trust. Policy makers and citizens widely recognize and value the contribution of organic farming to...
2015 - IFOAM EU Group

Protección social de las trabajadoras de la agricultura familiar en América Latina y el Caribe

Avances y desafíos
Más alla de la creciente cobertura de la protección social entre los más pobres en América Latina y el Caribe, ésta no ha logrado alcanzar a las y los trabajadores de la agricultura familiar y en el ámbito rural en general. Es en el marco de estos esfuerzos, la FAO...
2015 - Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO)

Venezuela y FAO crean un nuevo programa de cooperación para erradicar el hambre

SANA es un nuevo programa de cooperación que busca fortalecer la lucha contra el hambre en América Latina y el Caribe, creado por la República Bolivariana de Venezuela y la Organización de Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura, FAO.
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

Factsheet on 2014-2020 Rural Development Programme for Cyprus

The Rural Development Programme (RDP) for Cyprus was formally adopted by the European Commission on 3 December 2015, outlining the priorities of the Republic of Cyprus for using the €243.3 million of public money that is available for the 7-year period 2014-2020 (€132.2 million from the EU budget and €...
2015 - European Commission

Agroecology in Asia and the Pacific

A summary of outcomes of the regional consultation
Conscious of the need to embed agroecology within local and regional socio-ecological realities, the first Multistakeholder Consultation on Agroecology for Asia and the Pacific in Bangkok in November 2015 assessed the contributions of agroecology in a context of climate change, the need to transform knowledge building and research, and made...
2015 - Leisa India

Egyptian youth challenge the city–country divide

The ancient Egyptian civilisation, founded upon the agriculture and peasantry of the Nile Valley, is famous worldwide. Yet, today peasantry in Egypt often denotes poverty and there is a widening social divide between farmers and urban consumers. But over the past ten years, and particularly since the revolution in 2011,...
2015 - ILEIA, Center for Learning on Sustainable Agriculture

Keeping composting simple

More than two decades ago in the Irrawaddy delta in Myanmar, farmers began planting two rice crops each year. Rice production increased, but for how long? Depleted organic matter and acidification are now affecting soil health, and farmers who can’t afford fertilizer are seeing their rice yields declining. This is...
2015 - ILEIA, Center for Learning on Sustainable Agriculture

INTA EXPONE CUYO - Cómo será la muestra

Video que da cuenta de las propuestas de esta nueva expo que se realizará del 4 al 6 de septiembre en Pocito, San Juan.
2015 - Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria (INTA)

The capability of extension and advisory services to bridge research and knowledge needs of farmers

This report presents the case of demonstration farms that operate within a cooperation network. The purpose of the study was to present the advisory opportunities in the process of linking education and the needs of farmers, with regard to innovative knowledge. In this process the advisory role was shown through...
2015 - University of Agriculture in Krakow

Memoria del Simposio: Adaptación al cambio climático de la agricultura familiar en América Latina y el Caribe

El simposio “Adaptación de la Agricultura Familiar al Cambio Climático en América Latina y el Caribe” tuvo como objetivo principal analizar con especialistas, decisores e investigadores de América Latina y el Caribe y España, los desafíos del cambio climático y en particular las oportunidades para la cooperación orientada a la...
Chile - Colombia - Honduras - Panama

Reversing fate through love for land, forests and water

Abhijit Mohanty brings us the story of certain tribal villages in Koraput district of southern Odisha that have successfully overcome the challenges posed by denudation and inadequate irrigation and have etched out a path towards food security and well-being.
2015 - India Together

Innovative Experiences of AVSF : Proximity Animal Health Services in Cambodia

During a support partnership with the Royal Agriculture University, AVSF conducted in May 1992 in Cambodia, a study showing how high animals’ morbidity and mortality rates were in the villages. Traditional farming practices, sometimes not really adapted, were an important factor, but beyond, the main reason for such a situation...
2015 - AVSF
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