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Agriculture, Fisheries → Farming

UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 2: Zero Hunger

Organizations relating to Farming

International Amalgamation of Unions of Automobile and Farm Machinery Workers / Moscow, Russia
Fondation TerrEspoir / Bussigny, Switzerland / Est. 1996
Animal Production and Health Commission for Asia and the Pacific / Bangkok, Thailand / Est. 1975
Peace Farm / Panhandle TX, USA / Est. 1986
Genetic Resources Center / Est. 1989
Zgromadzenie Braci Slug Maryi Niepokalanej / Nowe Miasto nad Pilica, Poland / Est. 1885
Swedish Society Against Painful Experiments on Animals / Est. 1882
Centre for Integrated Regional Development Bwamanda-Belgium / Heverlee, Belgium / Est. 1969
GRAIN / Barcelona, Spain / Est. 1990
COPA - european farmers / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1958
International Society of Livestock Husbandry / Munich, Germany / Est. 1978
UPA International Development / Longueuil QC, Canada / Est. 1993
Asian Farmers'Association for Sustainable Rural Development / Quezon City, Philippines / Est. 2002
Asian Partnership for the Development of Human Resources in Rural Asia / Quezon City, Philippines / Est. 1994
Rikolto / Leuven, Belgium / Est. 1980
International Farming Systems Association / Vienna, Austria / Est. 1989
Citizens Network for Foreign Affairs / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1986
Network of Asia and Pacific Producers / Bangalore, India / Est. 2007
International Rice Research Institute / Manila, Philippines / Est. 1960
All Africa Farmers Network / Accra, Ghana
International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center / Mexico City, Mexico / Est. 1966
Agriterra / Arnhem, Netherlands / Est. 1997
European Forum on Nature Conservation and Pastoralism / Lampeter, UK
West African Network of Farmers' Organizations and Agricultural Producers / Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso / Est. 2000
International Nature Farming Research Center / Atami, Japan / Est. 1982

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World Problems relating to Farming

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Intensive farming
Stagnated development of agricultural production
Unsanitary and inhumane food animal conditions
Inappropriate tree plantations
Slash-and-burn farming
Middleman control of rural marketing
Abuse of antibiotics and vaccines in factory farming
Lack of farming information
Effluents from animal husbandry
Spread of animal diseases through factory farming
Inadequate feeding of animals
Limited agricultural advice
Declining agricultural work
Threatened habitats of wastewater treatment areas
Animal malformation in factory farming
Cruelty to animals in factory farming
Animal stress in factory farming
Crop pests and diseases
Exploitative agribusiness
Excessive commercial exploitation of farm animals by industrial concerns
Inadequate farm crop diversity
Landlessness
Maldistribution of agricultural land
Misuse of agricultural chemicals
Overdependence on few crop species

Action Strategies relating to Farming

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Farming with trees
Using agroecology
Ensuring sustainable agricultural development
Using silvopasture agriculture
Integrating wildlife management in farming systems
Increasing crop diversity
Practising low intensity arable farming
Promoting joint farmer and environmentalist activities
Promoting low input farming

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