Plataforma Global de las Escuelas de Campo de Agricultores


Improving adolescent girls’ livelihoods through farmer field and life schools
News 21 January 2022
On 6 December 2021 FAO in collaboration with the Government of Malawi’s Ministry of Agriculture kicked off a 21-day farmer field and life schools (FFLS) course for facilitators in Mchinji district. This course aims to build the capacity of extension...
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Schools without walls, improving livelihoods of smallholder farmers in Sri Lanka
News 19 January 2022
Each morning Sujeeka Chandani heads out to her garden where she tends to the vegetables, herbs and fruits that she grows. Sujeeka takes a picture on her phone of a tomato cropin her home garden and shares it on the...
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Voices from the field: A Syrian herder invents and builds a fodder pressing device and stands ready to help his neighbors
News 16 December 2021
“If any of my neighbors want a device like this, I'd be happy to make it for them. I'm also offering the use of my fodder press to anyone who needs it free of charge,” said Abdullah Bilal Tobal, demonstrating...
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Event 06 December 2021 - 06 December 2021
The Global FFS Platform, Oxfam Novib and Development in Gardening (DIG) are pleased to invite you to their webinar “Promoting nutrition-sensitive agriculture through Farmer Field Schools (FFS)” next Monday 6th December 2021. The FFS approach has proved to be an excellent springboard...
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FAO’s farmer field schools improve animal husbandry practices for women
News 29 November 2021
Livestock keeping has become more challenging for vulnerable farmers in rural areas of Syria. Animal feed is difficult to source or expensive; treatments and vaccinations for animals are not available; markets for livestock products have been disrupted; and artificial insemination programmes...
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