ComDev Stories

Rice technologies adoption among Bolivian farmers

The role of farmer organizations, agricultural extensions, and San Juan de Yapacaní (Bolivia’s rice technology hub) turned out to be the determinants which affect most of the farmers’ decision making. Knowledge dissemination of agricultural technologies further promoted by government policies and diffusion centers are therefore important to better Bolivian farmers’ livelihoods.

Participants share progress of the UN Decade of Family Farming in Asia Pacific

Agencies and organizations contributing to the UN Decade of Family Farming (UNDFF) discussed the progress of the implementation of their respective national and regional action plans on family farming and its contributions to the new FAO Strategic Framework during the 2nd day of 36th Session of the FAO Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific (APRC) on 09 March 2022. 

FAO launches information material on Family Farming for teachers

Information material on basic notions of Family Farming was published by the Food and Agriculture Organisation to those who are teaching basic education classes.  Written in a colloquial and pedagogical manner, it aims to prepare the teachers in delivering their lectures and to help the students understand family farming, its importance, its relation to school feeding, as well as its future directions.  To know more about the material, it can