Práticas Agroecológicas na Agricultura Familiar

Title Práticas Agroecológicas na Agricultura Familiar
Contributor ANAMA
Author Gustavo Martins, Luciano Matzenbacher Gutterres, Paulo Roberto Viana
Content A ONG Ação Nascente Maquiné (ANAMA), do Rio Grande do Sul, disponibiliza no seu site o manual “Práticas Agroecológicas na Agricultura Familiar”. A publicação aborda algumas práticas e técnicas que podem auxiliar pequenos agricultores a trabalharem de forma sustentável, com geração de renda e com mais qualidade de vida.
Type of initiative Manual
Year Published 2011
Language Portuguese
South America BRAZIL
Link http://tinyurl.com/kdpqkm2

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A Viable Food Future, Part I and II

Title A Viable Food Future, Part I and II
Contributor The Development Fund Norway (in cooperation with other organizations)
Content  

The report give an overview with key facts of both unsustainable and sustainable agriculture, and gives recommendations for how to transform into a viable food future. Part I is in English, Spanish and French. Part II which goes in depth into some issues, is only in English.

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Link http://www.utviklingsfondet.no/publikasjoner/rapporter/

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Agroecology: A Path to Realizing the Right to Food

Title Agroecology: A Path to Realizing the Right to Food
Contributor Food First
Content Background paper by Olivier De Schutter, United Nations Special Rapporteur for the Right to Food.
Link http://tinyurl.com/6ssguw2

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Foresight. The Future of Food and Farming. Final Project Report.

Title Foresight. The Future of Food and Farming. Final Project Report.
Contributor The Government Office for Science London
Content This report is intended for: Policy makers and a wide range of professionals and researchers whose interests relate to all aspects of the global food system: including governance at all scales, food production and processing, the supply chain, and also consumer attitudes and demand.
Link http://www.bis.gov.uk/assets/foresight/docs/food-and-farming/11-546-future-of-food-and-farming-report.pdf

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Assuring food security in developing countries under the challenges of climate change: key trade and development issues of a fundamental transformation of agriculture

Title Assuring food security in developing countries under the challenges of climate change: key trade and development issues of a fundamental transformation of agriculture
Contributor Ulrich Hoffmann – UNCTAD
Content What is required is a rapid and significant shift from conventional, industrial, monoculture-based and high-external-input dependent production towards mosaics of sustainable production systems that also considerably improve the productivity of small-scale farmers.
Link http://unctad.org/en/Docs/osgdp20111_en.pdf

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Global Food Losses and Food Waste

Title Global Food Losses and Food Waste
Contributor Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Content The study highlights the losses occurring along the entire food chain, and makes assessments of their magnitude. Further, it identifies causes of food losses and possible ways of preventing them.
Link http://www.fao.org/docrep/014/mb060e/mb060e00.pdf

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Synthesis Report: The 1st Pan-Africa Non-State Actors (NSA) Policy Dialogue Meeting on the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP): Working Together to Tackle the Challenges of African Agriculture – Role of NSAs

Title Synthesis Report: The 1st Pan-Africa Non-State Actors (NSA) Policy Dialogue Meeting on the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP): Working Together to Tackle the Challenges of African Agriculture – Role of NSAs
Contributor ACORD, ActionAid, Oxfam
Content The report is the result af a dialogue among various stakeholders to deepen the commitment and alignment of national agricultural policies and investment plans to key CAADP targets and principles.
Link http://www.actionaid.org/sites/files/actionaid/synthesis_report_-_pan-africa_policy_dialogue_meeting.pdf

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Towards a Green Economy: Pathways to Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication

Title Towards a Green Economy: Pathways to Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication
Contributor UNEP
Content Towards a Green Economy is among UNEP’s key
contributions to the Rio+20 process and the overall goal of addressing poverty and delivering a sustainable 21st century.
Link http://www.unep.org/greeneconomy/GreenEconomyReport/tabid/29846/Default.aspx

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Who Will Feed the World? The production challenge

Title Who Will Feed the World? The production challenge
Contributor Oxfam
Content Against a background of increasing food insecurity, agriculture in developing countries must undergo a significant transformation in order to increase production and respond to climate change. The report tells about why, what kind of changes and policies which are needed.
Link http://www.oxfamnovib.nl/Redactie/Downloads/Rapporten/who-will-feed-the-world-rr-260411-en.pdf

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World Economic and Social Survey 2011 The Great Green Technological Transformation

Title World Economic and Social Survey 2011 The Great Green Technological Transformation
Contributor The Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat, UN DESA
Content Against a backdrop of a rising global population and unceasing pressure on the natural environment,
the 2011 edition of the World Economic and Social Survey try to give guidance to achieve a much-needed technological transformation to a greener, cleaner global economy.
Link http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/policy/wess/wess_current/2011wess.pdf

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