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  1. PARM’s mandate is to strengthen agricultural risk management through knowledge sharing and capacity building activities to improve the human capital of all the stakeholders that can contribute to a better agricultural risk management system, in particular, vulnerable rural households. In order to...  
  2. Understanding risk and its management play a central role in boosting the agricultural sector, food security, and the broader economy of developing countries. Stakeholders, including farming households, value-chain actors and policymakers, need participate in the holistic assessment of...
     
  3. Welcome to the Forum for Agricultural Risk Management in Development (FARM-D)! This is your community of practice about agricultural risk management (ARM). It’s a collaborative space for exchanges and updates on ARM. A space to share your experiences, find experts and learn from others on...
     
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    Access Agricultureis an international NGO which showcases agricultural training videos in local languages. Here you can see examples of videos, download them or order a DVD copy. The audio tracks can also be downloaded by radio stations. This is a platform for agricultural R&D staff, service...  
  5. Key Resource Small-scale farming is a surprisingly complex enterprise with multiple areas of risk that also present opportunities for impact. -- David Erickson, CEO, ECHO "Small farmers produce much of the developing world's food. Yet they are generally much poorer than the rest of the population in these...  
  6. 2013-10-20 This article challenges the long-held assumption that smallholder farmers are risk averse and delay land preparation and planting until they are assured of adequate rainfall, and that they inefficiently used the natural resources available to them. The author proposes that farming operations are...  
  7. Key Resource 2021-06-14 The deadly virus has decimated pig populations globally, reaching Asia in 2018. This article gives an overview of the origin, transmission, diagnosis, and prevention and coping strategies.  
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    2011-01-01 Often farmers asked for seed, but we weren’t quite sure what to expect when we suggested—to the farmers’ union in Nampula, Mozambique—that they organize a fair in which the members could come together and exchange seed. They might only be interested in “improved” varieties. However, when we...