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Determinants of rural poverty in Africa

The case of small holder farmers in Kenya
Sub-Saharan Africa is likely to hold large numbers of very poor rural people in the near future unless sustainable intervention measures are undertaken. Although both history and theory point to the important role of agriculture in poverty reduction, such growth today faces even more difficulties. This study uses a probit...

Caravan - High-value crops, value-added crop and livestock products

ICARDA’s mission is to alleviate poverty by improving the livelihoods of farming communities. Often, the key is to add value to primary crop and livestock outputs. This issue of Caravan provides glimpses of the Center’s work to help farmers and pastoralists add value to their products, and thereby improve their...
Tunisia - Türkiye
2007 - International Center for Agriculture Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)

Directrices FAO/OMS para los gobiernos sobre la aplicación del sistema de APPCC en empresas alimentarias pequeñas y/o menos desarrolladas

El presente documento tiene por objeto prestar asistencia a las autoridades nacionales de inocuidad de los alimentos en la elaboración de una estrategia de APPCC para las empresas pequeñas y/o menos desarrolladas en el marco de una política nacional de inocuidad de los alimentos. Es el resultado de la experiencia...
2007 - Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO)

Red Rural de Organizaciones Privadas de Desarrollo (Red Rural)

Entre los objetivos de la organización están: Formular e impulsar políticas y estrategias de desarrollo sostenible para los sectores sociales más vulnerables del ámbito rural, especialmente campesinos e indígenas, mujeres y jóvenes rurales, en busca de una mayor equidad social. Contribuir al fortalecimiento de las iniciativas de desarrollo rural, originadas en el...
2006 - Red Rural de Organizaciones Privadas de Desarrollo (Red Rural)

Foro Nacional de la Agricultura Familiar

Este documento da cuenta de la reunión de creación del Foro Nacional de la Agricultura Familiar. es el resultado de un trabajo en el que se involucraron 310 Organizaciones, a través de un proceso que incluyó reuniones del Foro en cada una de las Regiones y una posterior sistematización de las...
2006 - Foro Nacional de la Agricultura Familiar

Formas asociativas para la agricultura familiar

Elementos para el análisis funcional y normativo de las distintas formas jurídicas
El presente manual de asesoramiento está dirigido a los técnicos y profesionales que trabajan en el ámbito del desarrollo rural y a los agentes productivos rurales y sus organizaciones. La estructura elegida para el manual considera dos partes básicas: la primera destinada a conceptualizar la temática del asociativismo en pequeños...
2006 - PRODERNEA - PRODERNOA de la Secretaría de Agricultura, Ganadería, Pesca y Alimentos; Ministerio de Economía y Producción

Conserving water, boosting incomes in Jordan's Yarmouk valley

Jordan is a chronically water-scarce country, and less than five per cent of the land is arable. For farmers, little or no rainfall means severely reduced cultivation and production – and increased hunger and poverty. Those who find other ways to supplement their incomes generally earn very little. To address...

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El rol de los recursos locales en la evolución de la agroindustria rural del almidón agrio de Yuca en el departamento del Cauca, Colombia

La producción de almidón agrio de yuca en el departamento del Cauca está conformada por un complejo sistema de agroempresas procesadoras, agricultores, intermediarios, empresas fabricadoras de equipos y organizaciones que prestan servicios de apoyo. Los recursos locales como el saber-hacer, las redes de actores, el producto, las acciones colectivas, las...
2005 - Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT)

Dimitra Newsletter: The dynamics of women’s networks

This is the 11th Dimitra newsletter. Our last edition was replaced by the distribution of the Dimitra CD-ROM. Many of you took time to return the short survey we enclosed with it and we would like to thank you for this valuable feedback. We have also received numerous messages telling...
Burundi - Democratic Republic of the Congo - Ethiopia - Ghana - Kenya - Namibia - Niger - Senegal
2005 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

El derecho a la alimentación de mujeres rurales

Reto para la cooperación al desarrollo con América Latina
Esta documentación es una colección de las ponencias centrales del seminario – que aquí se publican de forma resumida sin poder reflejar toda la riqueza de las contribuciones orales y el dinamismo de las discusiones. Sin embargo, ofrece muchísima información detallada e ilustrativa que puede estimular y enriquecer los próximos...
Brazil - Guatemala - Honduras
2005 - FIAN

Conservation Agriculture

A manual for farmers and extension workers in Africa
Over 60% of Africans depend on some form of farming for their sustenance and livelihoods. Agriculture remains vital for the continent’s development and economic growth. So the recent stagnation or decline in farm productivity in in many parts of Africa is a major concern. For many communities and countries, this...
2005 - African Conservation Tillage Network (ACTN)

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Participatory bean breeding with women and small holder farmers in Eastern Ethiopia

The Ethiopian national bean program traditionally followed conventional approaches in bean improvement for smallholder farmers. The relative effectiveness and efficiency of Participatory Plant Breeding (PPB) compared to conventional approaches is not fully understood. The study was initiated to evaluate participatory plant breeding in bean improvement to disseminate more acceptable and...

Dimitra Newsletter: Women take action

This edition of the Dimitra newsletter focuses on rural women, information and empowerment. Two workshops, organized by our local partners, Amsed in Morocco and Women’s NET in South Africa, take the spotlight. The use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) for rural women was on the programmes of both events....
Burkina Faso - Democratic Republic of the Congo - Morocco - Uganda
2004 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Dimitra Newsletter: Africa: Great Lakes region

This newsletter exclusively focuses on three countries of the sub-region: the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Rwanda and Burundi. We lay open the pages to organizations which have provided us with articles explaining their difficulties, their strategies and the solutions they have found to improve the living conditions of rural...
Burundi - Democratic Republic of the Congo - Rwanda
2004 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Las comunidades campesinas en la reforma de la Constitución

Como parte de las reformas de la Constitución, se ha incorporado un capítulo denominado sobre los "Derechos de los pueblos orginarios" en el título II, Del Estado y la Nación
2003 - Centro Peruano de Estudios Sociales (CEPES)

Rural development project for mountain zones in the north of the Wilaya of M'sila

This project, designed to reduce rural poverty, focused particularly on small farmers, unemployed young people and rural women. It was in line with the government's strategic development aims in mountain areas with a high incidence of poverty.  The project served as a platform for continuing policy dialogue with the government on...
2003 - International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Reinvesting in African small-holder agriculture

The role of tree crops in sustainable farming systems
This Policy and Strategy Paper contributes to an on-going policy debate-within the Bank but also with its client governments-about the role of tree crops in various production systems, and as key commodities in the trade portfolio of various African nations. It attempts to answer the following questions: a) What is...
2002 - World Bank

The role of women in the conservation of the genetic resources of maize

uatemala is located in an area which contains one of the highest levels of plant genetic diversity in the world. Its particular geography and types of vegetation are characterised by the fact that the country has 14 life zones. In addition, the Maya population which inhabited Guatemala before the European...
2002 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Dimitra Newsletter: Centre de Recherches, d’Etudes, de Documentation et d’Information sur la Femme

In this issue, we conclude with the last two presentations of our local partners with a description of CREDIF, covering North Africa, and of POSDEV, covering a number of countries in West Africa. Ruth Ochieng, from Isis-WICCE in Uganda, presents the work undertaken by her organisation, which strives to empower...
Ghana - Malawi - Tunisia - Zimbabwe
2000 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Dimitra Newsletter: Proposals for the Future

In the present issue, a large proportion of the columns will be been devoted to the Reflection and Self-Evaluation Workshop held in Brussels on 16-18 October with the partners of the Dimitra Project. We hand over to the partners, who have drawn up two documents on the proceedings of the...
Algeria - Ghana - Kenya - Senegal - Uganda
2000 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
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