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Agroecology as a Transdisciplinary, Participatory, and Action-Oriented Approach

This article traces multiple directions in the evolution of agroecology, from its early emphasis on ecological processes in agricultural systems, to its emergence as a multidimensional approach focusing on broader agro-food systems. This review is timely, as agroecology is being increasingly applied within a diversity of scientific-, policy-, and farmer-based...
2012 - Agroecology and Rural Livelihoods Group (ARLG)

Campaña Come Sano

Como parte de la campaña regional COME SANO, la FAO ha promocionado y coordinado la elaboración y la difusión de cuñas radiales que informan a los consumidores, principalmente a familias pobres de áreas rurales, de los cuidados básicos en la manipulación y preparación higiénica de los alimentos. La campaña radial es...
Dominican Republic - Ecuador - El Salvador - Guatemala - Panama - Peru
2012 - Grupo de Sanidad e Inocuidad Agroalimentaria de la Oficina Regional de la FAO

Good practices in building innovative rural institutions to increase food security

Case studies
Strong rural organizations like producer groups and cooperatives are crucial to hunger and poverty reduction. They allow small producers toplay a greater role in meeting growing food demand on local, national and international markets, while improving their own economic, social and political opportunities. This thinking connects a series of case...
Benin - Bhutan - Colombia - Egypt - Fiji - Gambia - Israel - Kenya - Nepal - Niger - Philippines - Thailand
2012 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

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Growing the Roots of Resistance
Agroecology today has a strong focus on bringing sustainability to food, feed, and fiber production. But there is also a larger focus on the social, economic, and political “drivers” that move food systems beyond the conditions that have created un-sustainability in modern industrial agriculture. With its ecosystem foundation, the science...
2012 - University of Vermont

Public Policy and Society: Two Essential Mediating Factors for Conditional Transfer Programmes

Escobar’s (2012) study takes this observation as its guiding premise. He analyzes two particularly salient circumstances which underscore the inherently dynamic and multi-dimensional interface of a given CCT.
2012 - International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC - IG)


The pressure on biodiversity continues to increase. Habitat loss and degradation from agriculture and infrastructure development, overexploitation, pollution and invasive alien species remain the predominant threats. Climate change is increasing in importance and will have profound impacts, particularly in combination with other threats. Greater integration of policies and institutional responses,...
2012 - United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP)

Potential Role of Cereal-Legume Intercropping Systems in Integrated Soil Fertility Management in Small holder Farming Systems of Sub-Saharan Africa

The sub-Saharan Africa’s population is growing exponentially and it has to fulfill its food and nutrition requirement. An attractive strategy for increasing productivity and labour utilization per unit area of available land is to intensify land use. Intercropping is advanced as one of the integrated soil fertility management practices consisting...
2012 - Mukono Ronal Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MUZARDI)

Ola Invernal: tecnologías para recuperar el sector agropecuario. Renovación de praderas degradadas en sistemas de producción lechera del trópico alto colombiano

La productividad de los bovinos en el trópico está determinada por la cantidad y calidad de nutrientes aportados por las especies forrajeras existentes en las praderas; sin embargo, la mayor parte de estas especies presenta una baja eficiencia productiva, con evidentes signos de degradación del suelo, generalmente relacionada con el...
2012 - ‎‎Corporación Colombiana de Investigación Agropecuaria (AGROSAVIA)

Empowering women farmers in Ethiopia

Munira Shemsudin, Gender & HIV/AIDS Programme Officer for Self Help Africa in Ethiopia, talks about the power of investing in women farmers.
2012 - FarmingFirst

Modelo productivo para el cultivo de plátano en la zona central cafetera de Colombia: paquete tecnológico

El plátano en Colombia sirve como sustento de familias campesinas que lo siembran en asocio con otros cultivos, el rendimiento de este varía de acuerdo con las condiciones de las zonas ecológicas y edáficas, la temperatura y el cultivar utilizado. El paquete tecnológico que acá se presenta está dirigido a...
2012 - Corporación Colombiana de Investigación Agropecuaria (AGROSAVIA)

Modelo productivo sistemas silvopastoriles de estratos múltiples para el sistema de producción bovina doble propósito en la región Caribe de Colombia

La producción ganadera es una de las formas de uso de la tierra más frecuente teniendo Colombia el porcentaje más alto en área de pasturas en relación al total utilizado en actividades agropecuarias. En la región Caribe al igual que en el contexto nacional, la ganadería es el sistema de...
2012 - Corporación Colombiana de Investigación Agropecuaria (AGROSAVIA)

The Green Belt Initiative and land grabs in Malawi

There is often a mismatch between the apparent benevolent intents and the practical manifestations of the large scale land deals. The empirical realities of the large-scale land deals call for critical scrutiny and interrogation of the underlying interests of the stakeholders involved to assess the extent to which they genuinely...
2012 - Future Agricultures Consortium

Towards multifunctional agriculture for social, environmental and economic sustainability

Agriculture operates within complex systems and is multifunctional in its nature. A multifunctional approach to implementing agricultural knowledge, science and technology (AKST) will enhance its impact on hunger and poverty, improving human nutrition and livelihoods in an equitable, environmentally, socially and economically sustainable manner. Multifunctionality recognizes the inescapable interconnectedness of...
2012 - International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technology for Development (IAASTD)

Improving the Productivity of Small Farms through the Provision of Agricultural Machinery

The business is owned by a family which has been involved in cereal cultivation since 1996. Their income prior to the implementation of the project came exclusively from crop production and grants. The son of the family, who is an alumnus of the Agronomic Institute of Bucharest, had the idea...

Changing Soils - Improving the Effectiveness, Efficiency and Sustainability of Fertilizers

Since the 'Green Revolution', agricultural methods in India have developed by leaps and bounds and the use of chemical fertilizers has been the catalyst in many a success stories. But the unbalanced & uncontrolled use of fertilizers is gradually polluting the soil and destroying the ground water resources.
2012 - Agripolicy Outreach

Land degradation in Jordan. Review of knowledge resources

This publication is a baseline assessment reviewing the current knowledge of land degradation inthe rangelands of Jordan - known as Badia - with a special focus on its causes. It includes a reviewof current legislation and on-going initiatives to combat land degradation, along with an analysis ofthe main constraints limiting...
2012 - International Center for Agriculture Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)

Togo et Bénin Entreprises d’accès aux marchés urbains pour l’agriculture familiale

Description du programme dont le but est d'augmenter et sécuriser les revenus des petites exploitations familiales agricoles dans différentes zones du Togo et du Bénin par la promotion d’Entreprises de Services et Organisations de Producteurs (ESOP) jouant un rôle de services à la production et d’interface pérenne entre des producteurs...
2012 - Entreprises, Territoires et Développement (ETD)

Plan Sectorial de Agricultura Familiar 2011-2014

Vitrina tecnológica de hortalizas en ambientes protegidos, Estación Experimental Enrique Jiménez Núñez
En el documento se abordan en forma matricial, dos tipos de acciones, con sus objetivos, metas e indicadores: 1) un primer grupo que son aquellas tareas que ya han sido incorporadas por las instituciones responsables en los respectivos presupuestos institucionales y en el Plan Sectorial de Desarrollo Agropecuario 2011-2014 y...
Costa Rica
2012 - Ministerio de Agricultura y Ganadería (MAG)

Llineamientos de la política pública nacional de equidad de género para las mujeres

La Política Pública Nacional de Equidad de Género, reconoce el aporte que las mujeres hacen a la producción y reproducción de nuestra sociedad. Las mujeres como sujetos sociales contribuyen al desarrollo del país en todos los ámbitos, sin embargo, aún persisten diversas formas de discriminación que aún las afectan y...
2012 - Alta Consejería Presidencial para la Equidad de la Mujer

Poverty assessment in Sudan: mapping natural resource potential

This is Part 3 of a study, presented in three reports that detail the results of a poverty assessment and mapping project in North and Southern Sudan. The study’s objective was to produce a rural poverty analysis and poverty maps for North and Southern Sudan, and based on these findings,...
South Sudan - Sudan
2012 - International Center for Agriculture Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)
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