Network News

How SEWA improved livelihood of the small and marginal farmers in Gujarat, India through four Risk Mitigating Mechanisms08 Dec 2016

Agriculture in Gujarat forms a vital sector of the state’s economy. The state’s agricultural productivity is low. The yields are poor and in most cases do not even approaches the low level of average yield for the country. Low yields result from poor soils, inadequate rainfall, frequent droughts and floods, bad drainage, and undeveloped irrigation facilities.

FAO - Family Farming Knowledge Platform22 Nov 2016

The Family Farming Knowledge Platform (FFKP) was launched by the Advocacy Unit of the FAO Partnerships, Advocacy and Capacity Development Division (OPC) in June 2016 by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).  The Platform gathers digitized quality information on family farming from all over the world; including national laws and regulations, public policies, best practices, relevant data and statistics, researches, articles and publications.  


Landscape governance course02 Nov 2016

This course challenges forest and nature management professionals to adopt an integrative perspective, to look beyond the forest, and build bridges between the public and the private sector.

Fourth call for proposals – GAFSP Public Sector Window 02 Nov 2016

The Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) has launched the fourth Call for Proposals from all eligible countries for funding for strategic programs to alleviate poverty, improve rural incomes, and improve food and nutrition security.

First Organic Certification26 Oct 2016

The Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority (BAFRA), Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, certified “Rangshin Sonam Detshen”, a farmers group of Khatoed geog, Gasa district, as an Organic Group. His Excellency the Minister for Ministry of Agriculture and Forests Lyonpo Yeshi Dorji awarded the certificate to the group.

Workshop on advocacy in Myanmar’s dry zone06 Oct 2016

CAPSA and Network Activities Group organized a two-day ‘Workshop on Advocacy to Promote Participatory Decision-making for Climate-resilient Agriculture in Myanmar’s Dry Zone’ from 29-30 September 2016 in Magway under the LIFT-supported project.