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Farmers make up more than three quarters of Nepal’s population. Yet the agricultural sector accounts for only a third of the country’s GDP, and many rural communities are experiencing extreme poverty. The Nepal Agriculture Food Security Project aimed to improve food security and nutrition in rural Nepal by increasing food production, promoting nutritious diets and supporting communities to cope with the impacts of climate change.
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The part of the report on the observation of the family farms behavior on the two agricultural campaigns is the subject of a Booklet 1 (FAMILY FARMS OBSERVATION). From this observation, it can be seen from one year to the next that, depending on climatic functioning, but also on the intensity of public support, family farms are able to make significant progress and thus improve food security and sovereignty in the region.
The 1st Report of the ROPPA REGIONAL OBSERVATORY OF FAMILY FARMS (OEF / ROPPA) addresses four issues that successively deliver (i) a farmer’s interpretation of West African family farm features over the past two agricultural campaigns; (ii) a table of local advisory support received by these FFs; (iii) an analysis of the policies these FFs and their central organizations had to face; and (iv) the OEF perspectives.
The 1st report of the ROPPA REGIONAL FAMILY FARMS OBSERVATORY (OEF / ROPPA) deals with four issues that successively provide (i) a farmer perception of the behavior of West African family farms during the last agricultural campaigns; (Ii) a table of local consulting support received by these FFs; (Iii) an analysis of the policies faced by these FFs and the organizations that represent them; And (iv) prospects for the FFO.
The 1st Report of the ROPPA’s FAMILY FARMS REGIONAL OBSERVATORY (OEF / ROPPA) addresses four issues which successively deliver (i) a farmer’s interpretation of West African family farm features over the past two agricultural campaigns; (ii) a table of local consulting support received by these FFs; (iii) an analysis of the policies which these FFs and their central organizations had to face; and (iv) the FFO’s perspectives.
Mountain Hazelnut’s business model is deceptively simple but not without considerable risks. Using hazelnut saplings grown in their own nursery in Bhutan, Mountain Hazelnuts distribute them to farmers to plant on fallow land that has no commercial use.