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Farming

UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 2: Zero Hunger

Organizations relating to Farming

Union of Small Farmers of the Atlantic
International Amalgamation of Unions of Automobile and Farm Machinery Workers
Fondation TerrEspoir / Est. 1996
Animal Production and Health Commission for Asia and the Pacific / Est. 1975
Peace Farm / Est. 1986
Genetic Resources Center / Est. 1989
International Project on Family Farms
Zgromadzenie Braci Slug Maryi Niepokalanej / Est. 1885
Swedish Society Against Painful Experiments on Animals / Est. 1882
European Confederation of Agriculture / Est. 1948
Centre for Integrated Regional Development Bwamanda-Belgium / Est. 1969
GRAIN / Est. 1990
Committee of Professional Agricultural Organizations in the EU / Est. 1958
International Society of Livestock Husbandry / Est. 1978
UPA International Development / Est. 1993
Forest, Farm and Community Tree Network / Est. 1981
Asian Farmers'Association for Sustainable Rural Development / Est. 2002
African Farmers Association / Est. 1985
Asian Partnership for the Development of Human Resources in Rural Asia / Est. 1994
Rikolto / Est. 1980
International Family Farm Exchange Association
Harvest Help / Est. 1985
Regional Network for Agricultural Engineering and Machinery / Est. 1977
Union of the Fertilizer and Pesticide Trade of Countries of the EEC / Est. 1960
International Farming Systems Association / Est. 1989

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World Problems relating to Farming

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Health risks to workers in agricultural and livestock production
Irresponsible agricultural practices
Inappropriate tree plantations
Overdependence on few crop species
Declining breeds of domesticated animals
Unavailability of farming land
Inadequate agroforestry
Deliberately unused farm fields
Soil mismanagement
Threatened agricultural wildlife habitats
Slashburning
Intensive farming
Maldistribution of agricultural land
Inadequacy of agricultural education
Limited farm mechanization
Unproductive subsistence agriculture
Unsanitary and inhumane food animal conditions
Unsustainable shrimp farming
Neglect of agricultural and rural life
Environmental impacts of the use of wind power
Uneconomical small farms
Landlessness
Subsistence agricultural income level in rural communities
Stagnated development of agricultural production
Inadequate farm crop diversity

Action Strategies relating to Farming

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Accelerating use of agricultural water use technologies
Ensuring sustainable agricultural development
Using wind power
Monitoring livestock productivity
Developing presently unusable farming land
Using agroecology
Conserving endangered species of farm animals
Increasing small farmers enterprise and income
Farming organically
Training mountain communities in integrated environmental management
Promoting agricultural innovation
Demonstrating new agricultural methods
Informing about sustainable agriculture
Providing alternative to traditional agricultural methodology
Increasing efficiency of manual farming
Improving farming systems
Developing technology with farmers
Improving land and water management by farmers in arid regions
Updating methods of agricultural production
Providing incentives to farmers for biodiversity conservation
Informing on agricultural developments
Practicing silviculture
Growing narcotic crops
Utilizing animals in farming
Improving housing and penning of domestic animals

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