Potentially Important Food Plants of Pakistan

Formed in 2007, Food Plant Solutions Rotary Action Group (FPS) creates science-based educational materials, which: identify highly nutritious local food plants, explain how to grow them in a sustainable, agroecological way, detail the nutritional value of the plants and describe why human bodies require those nutrients. The resources created by FPS allows people to better...

Agricultural farm – from subsistence to progress

Dumbrava Roșie commune lies in the central part of Neamţ County, on the left shore of Bistriţa river, south-east of Piatra-Neamţ town. It is crossed by DN15 national road which links Piatra Neamț to Bacău. The settlement has all the characteristics of the north-eastern part of Romania, namely the majority...

Constituyen mesa campesina de la frambuesa

El grupo reunirá a agricultores, entidades privadas y públicas ligados a la frambuesa chilena, para abordar las problemáticas y desafíos de esta industria. Con la finalidad de contar con una entidad que reúna a los diferentes actores del sector de la frambuesa chilena, y permita generar un trabajo conjunto para potenciar...

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Les politiques d’appui à l’agriculture familiale au Brésil : quelques éléments de comparaison avec le Maroc

Au Brésil comme au Maroc, le secteur agricole est marqué par des différences extrêmes en termes de taille d’exploitation, ainsi que de niveaux d’équipement, de capitalisation et de techniques. L’article présente la politique brésilienne d’appui à l’agriculture familiale, et quelques éléments de comparaison avec les choix faits au Maroc. Les...

Nuovi fattori di successo 2015: "Liberi"- Azienda Agricola Paolo Maria Mosca

Documentaries on the Best Practices in Rural Development carried out by young farmers that have been granted support under EU Rural development policies.
2015 - Rete Rurale Nazionale

Beekeeping revitalization project takes off in Azerbaijan

A dynamic subtropical climate, abundant and diverse flora, and highly-valued native honeybees are just a few of the natural advantages that have made beekeeping a centuries-old tradition in Azerbaijan’s Caucasus Mountains. Yet despite these auspicious conditions, Azerbaijan’s beekeeping sector is performing below expectations and far from its full potential. Production levels...
2015 - FAO

Eurasian countries accelerate effort to reverse soil degradation trends

At least nine countries in the region stand united on the need to restore limited soil resources and stop alarming soil degradation trends. The “Izmir Communique’” and a related draft five-year implementation plan for the Eurasia region were adopted at the Second Plenary Meeting of the Eurasian Soil Partnership earlier...
Kazakhstan - Republic of Moldova - Russian Federation - Tajikistan - Türkiye - Ukraine - Uzbekistan

From vision to action

IFAD's contribution to the institutionalization and political visibility of family farming in the expanded Mercosur
This paper provides a kind of memoir of the fifteen-year history of IFAD’s Regional Program for Mercosur. Its pages and headings contain matters related to the context of the region and the countries it comprises; to its changes, to a description of and to the role played by the various...
2015 - IFAD Mercosur CLAEH Program

Des « politiques duales » pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest ?

La mise en oeuvre de politiques spécifiques à l’agriculture familiale, à côté d’une politique agricole plus « classique », permettrait-elle de mieux soutenir les exploitationsfamiliales ouest-africaines ? La question des « politiques duales » fait débat. Plusieurs acteurs donnent ici  leur point de vue sur cette question.
2015 - Inter-Réseaux Développement Rural (IR)

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC presents: ‘The Future of FOOD’ in Budapest

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC magazine teamed up with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to produce a year-long series of stories and photos about food in 2014. Starting next week, Budapest will be host to an exhibition of photos and graphics from ‘ ‘The Future of FOOD’ looks at food from...

Sistematización Foro-Taller "Nueva Ruralidad, visión de territorio, una reflexión sobre desarrollo rural"

El desarrollo rural se encamina hacia esfuerzos colectivos enfatizados en los territorios que valorizan sus especificidades locales mediante acciones de empoderamiento comunitario. La nueva ruralidad hace referencia a las dinámicas del sector rural que se ajustan a las exigencias de un mundo globalizado, que le abre puertas al mundo de...
2015 - Consorcio de Gobiernos Provinciales del Ecuador (CONGOPE)

Países de CELAC ponen a la agricultura familiar en el centro de sus políticas públicas para erradicar el hambre

Este artículo destaca que fortalecer y dar sostenibilidad a la agricultura familiar como motor de desarrollo de los territorios rurales en América Latina y el Caribe fue el principal acuerdo de la II Reunión Ministerial de Agricultura Familiar de la Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños, CELAC. Durante la reunión, desarrollada...
2015 - Oficina Regional para América Latina y el Caribe de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO)

From subsistence to competitiveness – the path of an agricultural farm

Lately, Romania registered an increase in demand on the vegetables and fruits market. Analysts say that consumers ask for vegetable and fruits which are produced in Romania, as they are considered healthier and more tasteful. A study published at the beginning of this year says that seven out of ten...

Dimitra Newsletter: Dimitra Clubs against Ebola

This edition opens with a critical issue: the Ebola crisis and how Dimitra clubs are helping contain the threat of the epidemic in Senegal. The Dimitra approach not only allows to inform and raise awareness in rural communities, but above all ensures a space for communication, where everyone can express...
Burundi - Democratic Republic of the Congo - Gambia - Ghana - Kenya - Niger - Senegal - Somalia
2015 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

The Disappearing Family Farm

In the 21st century, few are able to step outside on a warm summer morning and hear hens clucking contentedly and cattle lowing in the field. Nor are they able to walk to the garden and pull up fresh carrots, harvest succulent lettuce and pick tomatoes from the vine. This...
United States of America

Potentially Important Food Plants of Bangladesh

This guide is based on information from the Food Plants International (FPI) database developed by Tasmanian agricultural scientist Bruce French.  The source material and guidance for the preparation of the book has been made possible through the support of Food Plants International, the Rotary Clubs of District 9830, particularly the...

Lanzaron proyecto de agricultura familiar

La iniciativa busca identificar los sistemas de producción y las tipologías de productores más representativos de la Región
El ingeniero Carlos Senigagliesi, coordinador de la carrera de Agronomía de la Unnoba, junto al ingeniero Carlos Calcaterra (Inta), describieron los objetivos del proyecto de investigación “Sustentabilidad de la Agricultura Familiar del noroeste de la provincia de Buenos Aires”, iniciativa que fue acreditada por la Universidad Nacional del Noroeste en...

Collective production of medicinal and aromatic plants

Production of high quality organic aromatic plants allowed a group of 12 farmers to work collaboratively in the face of tough market conditions, thus modernizing agricultural production, improving quality of products and increasing farmers’ incomes. Twelve farmers formed the Cooperative of Agricultural Producers  Fafe (COFAFE) to collaborate in the production...

FAO destaca los logros del país en materia de alimentación y nutrición

Durante la jornada, las autoridades trabajaron sobre los objetivos de la FAO en Argentina, en lo que serán acciones conjuntas con el Gobierno Nacional en materia de seguridad alimentaria. En ese marco, el representante de FAO destacó “los logros alcanzados por Argentina en materia de seguridad alimentaria y nutricional” y...

Small scale agriculture as a resilient system in rural Romania

In Romania, the transition to a market economy meant a change in the relationship between the users of land resources (who became land owners) and the resource (the agricultural land, the operation of which was divided among the new owners). In the last quarter of a century, the rural areas...
2015 - Institutul de Economie Agrara – Academia Romana
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