How access to information and knowledge leads to resilient family farming?
Family farming, whether it occurs within a rural or urban setting, or a changing environment, requires relevant information for decision-making to achieve sustainable livelihoods for the communities involved. Traditionally served by the agricultural extension system supported by oral communication and paper-based documents, the dynamics of access to information has evolved and continues to do so.
Work Smart ‘Wroko Nanga Koni’
Work Smart : Suriname 'Wroko Nanga Koni' project
Healthy, small-scale, family farm systems in Suriname, as elsewhere, are considered indispensable to the social, environmental, and cultural vitality of both rural and urban life. But Surinamese vegetable farmers are under increasing pressure for a number of reasons, including policy weaknesses. Every year, more and more farmers become disillusioned, leaving their farm to find work elsewhere.
January 30, 2018
'Capitalisation of Experiences for Greater Impact in Rural Development'
The “Capitalisation of Experiences for Greater Impact in Rural Development” project is being implemented in different parts of the world by CTA, in collaboration with FAO and the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), with financial support from IFAD. The 3-year knowledge management initiative began in April 2016 and aims to help improve the analysis, documentation, sharing, and adoption and use of lessons and good practices – as an approach for continuous learning, improvement and scaling up of development interventions.
February 2, 2018
Capitalization of Experiences for Greater Impact in Rural Development, 5-9 February 2018, Suva, Fiji
CTA is hosting a knowledge management workshop as part of the ‘Capitalization of Experiences for Greater Impact in Rural Development’ project between 5 and 9 February 2018 in the Fijian capital of Suva. The 3-year project started in April 2016 with the aim to facilitate the wider use of experience capitalization processes in rural development initiatives, as an approach for continuous learning, improvement and scaling up.