Défis, propositions et engagements des organisations des organisations de producteurs et de la société civile pour la promotion de l'agriculture familiale en Côte d’Ivoire

Le présent document porte sur l’analyse des défis de l’Agriculture familiale en Côte d’Ivoire, la proposition de mesures politiques en vue de soutenir les systèmes alimentaires auxquels elle donne vie, ainsi que les engagements des acteurs de la société civile, les organisations de producteurs en première ligne, pour contribuer à...
2014 - INADES-Formation

Ghana Agriculture Production Survey (GAPS): 2011/2012 Minor Season Survey

Report on Data Quality and Key Indicators
Since 1999, the Statistics, Research, and Information Directorate (SRID) of Ghana’s Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) has been collecting data and administering surveys using a Multi-Round Annual Crop and Livestock Survey (MRACLS) system to inform agricultural policy formulation and implementation. MRACLS provides information on agricultural production by giving estimates...
2014 - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

“New Success Factors” - The organic cave

Documentaries on the Best Practices in Rural Development carried out by young farmers that have been granted support under EU Rural development policies.
2014 - Rete Rurale Nazionale - Italy

Red de políticas públicas y desarrollo rural en América Latina (Red PP-AL)

Su objetivo es ayudar el mundo rural y los tomadores de decisión a posicionarse con relación a los diversos instrumentos de desarrollo rural. La Red PP-AL es un dispositivo de investigación colaborativa que analiza y acompaña las dinámicas de las políticas públicas de desarrollo rural en América Latina y el Caribe. Reúne...
2014 - Centro de Cooperación Internacional en Investigación Agronómica para el Desarrollo (CIRAD)

A new EU Forest Strategy: for forests and the forest-based sector

The EU Forestry Strategy was adopted in 1998, following a Resolution of the European Parliament calling for the Commission to put forward a proposal for such a strategy and a Communication from the Commission which highlighted the challenges facing the EU forests, the policy and legal framework for forests and...

Barriers to trade for smallholder farmers in Tanzania

A review and analysis of agricultural related market policies in Tanzania
The study noted that, small-scale farmers are placed at the centre of almost all agricultural policies and strategies, ranging from the Vision 2025 to the National Strategy for economic Growth and Reduction of Poverty (NSGRP) or in Kiswahili, MKUKUTA and individual policies and projects. Statements such a ensuring food self-sufficiency...
United Republic of Tanzania
2013 - PELUM Tanzania

School Farm Community Supported Agriculture: What we do!

A short film giving a glimpse of the beautiful School Farm Site and a little insight into our hopes and dreams for the land. Don't be deceived though! Perhaps we should have included some footage on a really muddy, wet, cold day of the hard work which goes on to keep...
European Union
2013 - School Farm Community Agriculture

Determinants of Indonesian shallot growers’ bargaining power in the Agrifood Transformation Era

A case in Brebes, central Java
The objective of this article is to identify the determinant of farmers’ bargaining power and analyse factors that explain the variation in bargaining power. A detailed set of variables covering farmers’ characteristics, assets, transaction types and information obtaining methods is used in the analysis. The emphasis in this article is...
2013 - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

'Schools without walls': Agro-pastoralist field schools in the Horn of Africa

This video shows how members of Arbale Pastoral Field School in Borana Zone, Southern Ethiopia are applying knowledge gained to implementing community managed disaster risk reduction action plans for the protection of vast areas of communal grazing lands.
2013 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Situación de las mujeres rurales pobres en honduras y su acceso a la tierra y el crédito

Con el propósito de aportar evidencias concretas que respalden las acciones y mensajes de la campaña “Cosechemos justicia para las mujeres del Campo”, se ha realizado este estudio que aporta datos cuantitativos y cualitativos sobre la realidad de las mujeres rurales y el apoyo que brinda el Estado de Honduras...
2013 - Plataforma Agraria

Time to recognise African smallholder farmers as entrepreneurs

Our farmers are entrepreneurs, just like their counterparts in the telecoms industry. Yet they face even greater risks in getting their goods to market. This is particularly true of our smallholder farmers, most of them women, who cultivate plots about the size of a football field or two. She typically...
2013 - Africa Progress Panel (APP)

Bees bring hope

In the east of Swaziland, a community has been able to raise themselves out of poverty thanks to the 'insect of hope'. Keeping bees has transformed their lives, giving them decent livelihoods and also teaching them quite a few lessons about unity and cooperation.  
2013 - Centre for Learning on Sustainable Agriculture ( ILEIA)

Financer l’innovation en Agriculture familiale. Le cas des culture en semis direct sous couverture végétale (SCV) à Madagascar.

Le manque d'accès au financement est un frein majeur à un développement équitable de l'innovation en agriculture. En s'appuyant sur l'exemple des cultures en semis direct sous couverture végétale (SCV) à Madagascar, la communication montre que les marchés financiers ruraux ne répondent pas spontanément aux besoins de financement des innovateurs...
2013 - HaL Archives Ouvertes

From subsistence to profit

Transforming smallholder farms
Smallholder farmers in developing countries play a key role in meeting the future food demands of a growing and increasingly rich and urbanized population. However, smallholders are not a homogeneous group that should be supported at all costs. Whereas some smallholder farmers have the potential to undertake profitable commercial activities...
2013 - International Food Policy Research Institute

The Power of Women: Female Farmers in Montenegro

Recognizing the importance of integrating women into agriculture, female farmers are working to overcome traditional family roles and misperceptions about the role of women in agriculture. Thirty-seven small holder female farmers in Montenegro have benefitted from grants from the Montenegro Institutional Development and Agricultural Strengthening (MIDAS) to improve their farms. Ljiljana K.,...

Powering up smallholder farmers to make food fair

This report examines the role played by smallholders in world agriculture and explores their potential power to contribute to food security, poverty reduction and environmental stewardship.
2013 - Fairtrade International

Red Agroforestal Chaco Argentina (REDAF)

La Red Agroforestal Chaco Argentina (REDAF), es un espacio de articulación que reúne a personas e instituciones que trabajan en la región chaqueña. Su interés es contribuir a la construcción de una mejor calidad de vida para comunidades rurales campesinas e indígenas, en armonía con los recursos naturales de este...
2013 - Red Agroforestal Chaco Argentina (REDAF)

LU'UM Desarrollo Sustentable

LU’UM es una asociación civil creada desde 2009 preocupada por los altos niveles de marginación y vulnerabilidad de las comunidades rurales en México.Estamos convencidos que el modelo económico actual se encuentra agotado, por ello desarrollamos un Modelo de Intervención Social (MIL) para comunidades marginadas, enfocado en tres ejes de trabajo: desarrollo humano, productivo-creativo y comercial....
2013 - LU'UM Desarrollo Sustentable

Family farming in Africa

Overview of good agricultural practices in Sub-Saharan Africa
WFP’s current gender policy, which explicitly reaffirms WFP’s commitment to creating an enabling environment for promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment to support partner countries in addressing food and nutrition challenges sustainably.Literature review and empirical research conducted by ALINe on behalf of WFP between January and August 2011, which examined...
Kenya - Mozambique - United Republic of Tanzania

Structure and dynamics of EU farms: changes, trends and policy relevance

12 million farms, 172 million hectares of agricultural land, 25 million people involved in agricultural production – these are some of the key data for the EU farming sector in 2010; but what about the situation of individual farms and how do things differ between Member States and as compared...
Austria - Belgium - Bulgaria - Croatia - Cyprus - Czechia - Denmark - Finland - France - Germany - Greece - Hungary - Ireland - Italy - Latvia - Lithuania - Luxembourg - Malta - Netherlands (Kingdom of the) - Poland - Portugal - Romania - Slovakia - Slovenia - Spain - Sweden - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
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