Femme dans l’agriculture:les associations villageoises d’épargne et de crédit (AVEC) au Bénin

Connu sous le nom de Mata Masu Dubara au Niger, le modèle AVEC (association villageoise d’épargne et de crédit) a été repris et développé au Bénin. Les associations villageoises ont pour mission de servir les plus pauvres dont les femmes rurales, ceux dont les revenus sont irréguliers et moins fiables...
2015 - Agrifam agriculture familiale et sécurité alimentaire

Asunción impulsa huertas urbanas para valorar el trabajo agrícola

La capital paraguaya vuelve la vista hacia el campo con un proyecto de huertas urbanas en terrenos vacíos de la ciudad, una iniciativa que, según sus organizadores, quiere valorar el trabajo agrícola y recuperar los espacios públicos. La llamada "huerta piloto" de este plan, ubicada en Lambaré, en el Gran Asunción,...
2015 - Terra

Addressing Tenure Issues in the Context of Natural Disasters

One of the impacts of climate change is an increase in the incidence, severity and unpredictability of natural disasters. This e-learning course explains how livelihoods and tenure rights are affected by natural disasters, and illustrates how responsible governance of tenure of land, fisheries and forests can support a disaster management...
2015 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO

WFP Gender Policy 2015–2020

This gender policy builds on WFP’s many successes in the field, where its gender transformative approach to food assistance programmes and policies helps bridge the gender gap in food security and nutrition. As the product of broad consultations with WFP stakeholders, the policy reflects the collective voice of WFP.
2015 - World Food Programme (WFP)

Status of the World's Soil Resources

The SWSR will constitute the reference document on the status of global soil resources with a strong regional assessment on soil change. The information is based on peer-reviewed scientific literature, complemented with expert knowledge and reliable project outputs (mainly FAO ones). It provides a description and a ranking of ten...
2015 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Africa's Renewed Partnership to End Hunger in Africa by 2025

The FAO Regional Initiative, “Renewed Partnership to End Hunger in Africa by 2025”, seeks to assist countries in strengthening their efforts and capacity to deliver programmes that contribute to eradicating hunger. It aims to add value to ongoing work at country level by sharpening the programmatic focus on food security...
2015 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Agri-tourism boarding house, a finality of the investment in animal husbandry

The history of the farm begins immediately after the Revolution, when Sándor Kálmán claimed the land belonging to his family, which was collectivized at that time. “I received back 7.5 hectares, and in 1991, I bought the first tractor. It was then when I started working in agriculture. I was...
2015 - Romanian Rural Development Network

Smallholders and land tenure in Ghana

Aligning context, empirics, and policy
For decades, policymakers and development practitioners have debated benefits and threats of property rights formalization and private versus customary tenure systems. This paper provides insights into the challenges in understanding and empirically analyzing the relationship between tenure systems and agricultural investment, and formulates policy advice that can support land tenure...
2015 - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Comparten buenas prácticas de gestión de territorio y gobernanza forestal

Con el propósito de examinar, difundir, visibilizar y aprender de las buenas prácticas y experiencias de distintos grupos de base comunitaria en materia de gestión de territorio y gobernanza forestal, fue inaugurado el Taller Internacional sobre “Gestión del Territorio, Gobernanza Forestal y Vinculación con Mercado por Comunidades y Pequeños Productores”:...
2015 - MiMorelia

Expo Milano 2015: ICARDA’s take on global food security challenges in dry areas

Speaking at the pre-ICAE (International Conference of Agricultural Economists) event organized by the European Commission, the European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE) and the International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium (IATRC), on 7 August, at the Expo Milano 2015, Dr. Mahmoud El Solh, Director General of ICARDA, presented innovative techniques for enhancing...
2015 - International Center for Agriculture Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)

Exigen a los países más ricos apoyar a la agricultura familiar

El reto de promover la agricultura familiar (AF) en el mundo no se encuentra solo en manos de los países en vías de desarrollo —que es en donde principalmente se realiza esta importante actividad—, sino también en los llamados países industrializados. Cada vez más, muchos de sus gobiernos están reconociendo...
2015 - Centro Peruano de Estudios Sociales (CEPES)

Газетная статья
Les performances des petites exploitations irriguées de la basse vallée de la Medjerda en Tunisie

Malgré les efforts de la recherche et les multiples interventions des États, la productivité des ressources en eau, terre et capital, reste souvent limitée, notamment en Tunisie. Cette étude présente un cadre d’analyse des performances des exploitations agricoles irriguées. Elle vise à étudier le niveau et les déterminants effectifs de...

Bringing local food to the city

The first farmers’ market (farmářský trh in Czech) in the Czech capital, Prague, was held in 2009 and since then demand for fresh locally-grown produce has continued to increase. Within two years, there were more than 13 farmers’ markets in the capital. Jana Spilkovà, an Assistant Professor of Social Geography...
2015 - Friends of the Earth Europe

Food & Farming - Focus on Jobs and Growth

Farming and food are “big business” in the EU – even though they involve players both large and small. On the one hand, agriculture itself is restructuring and slowly taking a lower share of total employment in the EU – as new knowledge and smart techniques make farm workers more...
European Union
2015 - European Commission

Encuentro de Aliados por la tierra y territorio: Acceso y consolidación de territorios colectivos en Bolivia

Este documento sinteza las acciones realizadas durante el evento realizado en octubre de 2015 en Macharetí, Bolivia, mismo que convocó a los aliados del Movimiento Regional por la Tierra y el Territorio con el objetivo de establecer un espacio de reflexión e intercambio de experiencias en relación a los casos sistematizados, con especial énfasis sobre las...
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
2015 - Movimiento Regional por la Tierra

Scaling Rainfed Agriculture Adaptation Projects in India

In India, rainfed agriculture accounts for over 40 percent of food production. With its high vulnerability to changing climate patterns and weather fluctuations, the increasing rate of climate change threatens India’s rainfed agricultural sector and the millions of people it supports.
2015 - India Food Security Portal

Global Nutrition Report 2015

Actions and accountability to advance nutrition and sustainable development
Malnutrition should not be one of them. Countries that are determined to make rapid advances in malnutrition reduction can do so. If governments want to achieve the SDG target of ending all forms of malnutrition by 2030, they have clear pathways to follow. There are many levers to pull, and...
2015 - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

El Despojo del agua en la cuenca del río Chimbo

El video documental narra, con la voz de los actores comunitarios, la situación inequitativa de acceso al agua destinada al riego de cultivos tropicales de la zona baja de este importante río de la cuenca del Guayas. En este territorio están dos grandes ingenios, que aportan con cerca de las...
2015 - Consorcio CAMAREN

Organizaciones de pequeños productores dominicanos se capacitan en diseño de páginas web

En reciente fecha, las organizaciones de cacao y banano de República Dominicana tuvieron la oportunidad de participar del primer taller de diseño y gestión de páginas web. Dicho taller, que fue impartido en la ciudad de Mao en la sede de la Coordinadora Nacional de Comercio Justo (COORDOM), contó con...
Dominican Republic
2015 - Coordinadora Latinoamericana y del Caribe de Pequeños Productores y Trabajadores de Comercio Justo (CLAC)

Organic Action Plan for Denmark

Organic products have derived from biodynamic idealism in small health food stores to a natural and ordinary shopping choice in supermarkets. This development did not come out of the blue. It is the result of cooperation between farsighted farmers, organisations and politicians that has turned Denmark into the world’s leading...
2015 - The Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries of Denmark
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