WEBSITE INTRODUCTION: This report presents a synthesis of the main findings from case studies carried out in six countries in Africa (Ghana, Sierra Leone, United Republic of Tanzania and Zambia) and Asia (Laos and Philippines). The findings were disseminated and discussed in multistakeholder initiatives at regional and country level.
Soil databases are very important for assessing ecosystem services at different administrative levels (e.g., state, region etc.).
This study investigates the impact of contract farming (CF) in baby corn production on yield, irrigation costs, fertilizer costs and usage of chemical fertilizer. We find that adoption of CF by baby corn smallholders, after controlling for characteristics of both control and treatment groups, leads to higher yields and lower spending on fertilizers and irrigation.
This study investigated the implications of large-scale land concessions in the Red River Delta, Vietnam, and Northeast Cambodia with regard to urban and agricultural frontiers, agrarian transitions, migration, and places from which the migrant workers originated.
There has been a trend to encourage organic agriculture in response to improve global food security. This article investigated how organic agriculture contributed to food security of small land holders experiencing organic agriculture.
Agricultural land conversion (ALC) is an incentive-driven process. In this paper, we further investigate the inter-relationship between land economic value (LEV) and ALC. To achieve this goal, we calculated the LEV for agricultural and non-agricultural (housing) uses in two areas of East Java, Indonesia.
Jefes de alimentación y agricultura para América Latina y el Caribe de organizaciones internacionales acordaron apoyar juntos la agricultura y los sistemas alimentarios.
Los mercados entregados en ese departamento tienen productos cultivados en la región.
La emergencia que se vive debe servir para que se priorice las políticas a favor de la Agricultura Familiar Indígena y los derechos de los pueblos indígenas, cuyo modo de vida es la solución a muchos de los problemas que enfrentamos en el mundo.