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Entries in agriculture fact sheets (11)

Monday
May192014

Farmbook Suite: ICT for Agribusiness and Rural Development 

  

This publication gives an overview of CRS' Farmbook Suite, a set of integrated field-based tools that we are developing and testing to help agents support farmer groups. The tools are designed to improve training, business planning, market analysis and GIS-linked service delivery.

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Friday
Aug232013

CRS et les moyens de subsistance agricoles

CRS et les moyens de subsistance agricoles   

Au cours des cinq prochaines années, CRS et ses partenaires vont ouvrir la « voie de la prospérité » à 2 millions de ménages ruraux, soit 12 millions de personnes. Nous les aiderons à se relever, à construire et à se développer pour créer des moyens de subsistance agricoles prospères et résilients.

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Monday
Jun172013

CRS and Agricultural Livelihoods

  

During the next five years, we and our partners will provide a "pathway to prosperity" for 2 million rural households, or 12 million people. We will help them Recover, Build and Grow to achieve prosperous and resilient agricultural livelihoods.

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Wednesday
Jun052013

CRS Is Linking Chili Farmers to Market in Malawi to Improve Livelihoods and Build Resilience

  

This brief highlights how CRS’ Wellness and Agriculture for Life Advancement (WALA) program is reducing food insecurity in almost 215,000 chronically food insecure households in Southern Malawi. Through WALA, CRS is linking smallholder farmers in Malawi to Exagris, one of the nation’s leading bird’s eye chili exporters.

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Monday
May132013

Wellness and Agriculture for Life Advancement Program in Malawi

Wellness and Agriculture for Life Advancement Program in Malawi  

This brief describes how CRS' Wellness and Agriculture for Life Advancement (WALA) program is helping reduce food insecurity in almost 215,000 chronically food insecure households in Southern Malawi. WALA is a 5-year integrated food security program funded by USAID's Food for Peace and managed by a consortium of nine NGOs, led by CRS.

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Tuesday
Jul242012

Program FASO

In Burkina Faso, poor soil conditions, climate change and inappropriate agricultural and health practices have increased the occurrence of drought and flooding. Program FASO offers an innovative approach to building sustainable household resilience through integrated health, agriculture and capacity strengthening.

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Friday
Oct072011

Expanded Small Farmer Marketing Program

Expanded Small Farmer Marketing Program   

A program in the Philippines worked with 9,600 smallholder farmers to help them form farmer groups, increase production and access better loans.

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Friday
Oct082010

Helping Poor Farmers Reach More Markets

Helping Poor Farmers Reach More Markets   

In the Philippines, Catholic Relief Services is helping farmers organize themselves into groups. This enables the groups to deal in bulk, gain credit and access better market information.

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Thursday
Oct072010

Taking Chances: Heny's Venture in Onion Farming

Taking Chances: Henys Venture in Onion Farming   

Philippine farmers like Henelito D. Idagan are accessing larger formal markets by joining farmer groups and using better agricultural technologies.

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Thursday
Oct072010

Linking Farmers to Jollibee Restaurants

Linking Farmers to Jollibee Restaurants   

Smallholder farmers in the Philippines have little bargaining power with local traders who control access to credit and markets. In 2008, Catholic Relief Services partnered with the Jollibee Foundation and the National Livelihood Development Corporation to connect 3,000 farmers to credit and markets.

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Monday
Aug022010

Fostering Community-Led Agroenterprise and Natural Resource Management

CRS helps Haitian farmers profit from participation in key value chains and actively builds linkages with researchers, extension workers, traders, processors and agribusiness companies to support the production and marketing of products.

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