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How Cross-Sectoral Partnerships Help Smallholders Deliver a More Food Secure Future
A multi-stakeholder discussion to determine which partnership models work and where challenges remain. Organizers -CBI -IFAD -CropLife International -Ministy of Agriculture and Irrigation, Myanmar Abstract The world’s 500 million smallholder farmers will play a major part in delivering a more food secure future. However they face a variety of existential...
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Agribusiness Cluster Work
In order to buy and promote safe vegetable production for its customers, Fresh Green Garden is required to promote production under UV greenhouses. Likewise, Khmer Modern Farming Company was also invited to examine these issues with other early-adopters who are willing to invest in such technology in the last Vegetable Agribusiness Cluster business dialogue in Kampot, and it was arranged by...
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Improving gender equality in Bangladesh
Gender equality is an essential component for sustainable economic development, and empowering rural women is vital to enable poor people to improve their livelihoods and overcome poverty. IFAD is addressing gender inequalities and discrimination by focusing on areas which can empower women economically and socially, including access to land, water, education, training, markets and financial...
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Apples Farming Empoweres Women in Jumla, Nepal
JUMLA, Aug 31, 2016: Last year, Rama Bhandari, a local of Patmara VDC in Jumla district, produced 900 kg of apples and earned Rs 450,000. That money enabled her to pay for her children's education and purchase kitchen necessities like salt and oil throughout the year. Her production is even greater this year. “Not just the production, prices of apples has also improved. I'm confident...
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A few degrees make a big difference for Apple Producers in Jumla, Nepal- A Case Study of Zero Energy Cellar Store Promoted by HVAP
While analysing the district wise context in Nepal, Jumla is one of the remote mountainous district facing massive post-harvest losses especially on Apple. For the livelihood subsistence, apple is the most important crop in terms of area, production and household economy in Jumla. But most production units are small and often located in isolated and inaccessible areas where infrastructure such...
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