Plataforma Global de las Escuelas de Campo de Agricultores


Event 17 May 2022 - 17 May 2022
The final of the Innovation Challenge “Advisory for Agroecology” will take place on 17 May - 2022 featuring six innovations in advisory that will provide the basis for a discussion on how to bridge the gap between science and practice. More information on...
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Training Extension Workers in Pesticide Risk Reduction – A case for Malawi
News 13 May 2022
Since early 2016, FAO is supporting the Ministry of Agriculture in implementing a project aimed at reducing the risks associated with pesticide risks in agriculture. The project is called Pesticide Risk Reduction and it is funded by the Global Environmental...
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Event 12 May 2022 - 12 May 2022
Dear colleagues,   We are pleased to invite you to an event co-organised by FAO, CIRAD and the NGO AVSF on the role of FFS in the agroecological transition.   The characteristics of the agro-ecological transition require transforming the way we accompany farmers in...
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Use of alternatives to synthetic chemical pesticides through Farmer Field Schools in Burkina Faso, Mali and Senegal
News 12 May 2022
To fight against crop pests, the States of CILSS countries, including Burkina Faso, Mali and Senegal, have implemented centralized purchase of large quantities of pesticides intended for cotton sector. These centralized purchasing policies have led to massive use of dangerous...
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Stories of women’s leadership in Pesticide Management in the Caribbean
News 11 May 2022
March 8, 2022. “Planes with pesticides would spray the fields where my father toiled to ensure banana production in the 70’s’.” Carmen recalls her childhood, growing up on a Banana Plantation, in the coastal district of Saramacca in Suriname. Starting as a...
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