Policies, plans and strategies related to FNS with the "Production conditions" category

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  • Antigua and Barbuda

    The National Food Production Plan

    It is an instrument that comprises a series of interrelated elements including production, post-harvest, marketing, support services and infrastructure strengthening. Phase I focuses on harvesting, livestock, Phase II and Phase III in fishing.

    The Plan mentions 16 priority crops, which are: onion, carrot, tomato, pepper, cabbage, eggplant, sweet potatoes, broccoli, cauliflower, lettuce, cucumber, squash, pumpkin, melon, potatoes, cassava, corn, pineapple, fruits, herbs and spices, peppers, sorrel. It also establishes that the projects mentioned below will be carried out:

    • Restoration and improvement of five agricultural depots: These will be repaired and modernized to accommodate activities that create and validate environmentally friendly technologies. These activities include the management and conservation of genetic resources and introduction, evaluation and conservation of germplasm. This will benefit farmers, technicians and country.
    • Expansion and modernization of the Central Marketing Corporation: This project seeks to improve the quality and range of product handling and marketing facilities available to farmers. This implies greater storage (including a modern warehouse for seeds), training and promotion.
    • Improve the facilities of the Central Commercialization Corporation: This is related to post-harvest infrastructure, packaging and storage, as well as commercialization and distribution systems.
    • Establishment of a functional system for safe and healthy food: It will expand and modernize the laboratory that is in Dunbars. Once carried out, it will have the ability to test and monitor the quality of food, to determine if they have pesticide residues and perform various analysis.

     The system also includes the kitchen and all implements which are necessary for preparing lunches for the National School Meals Program.

  • Ecuador

    Plan Nacional para el Buen Vivir 2013 - 2017

    This National Plan for Good Living is a macro policy of the Ecuadorian State, in which sectoral policies and government programs are developed. It presents continuity with the National Plan for Good Living 2009-2013, featuring 12 national objectives that include policies and strategies for each of them, plus an investment plan and a national territorial strategy to adapt national Objective and policies to territories. The revolutions stated in this this roadmap are in regard to: equity, comprehensive development, the Cultural Revolution, the Urban Revolution, the Agrarian Revolution and the Revolution of Knowledge.

  • Ecuador

    Plan Tierras

    Proyecto que ejecuta la política de redistribución de tierras agrícolas entre los campesinos y campesinas carentes de ella, para solventar así una verdadera Soberanía Alimentaria. Busca garantizar el acceso a la tierra y cumplir con la función social y ambiental establecidos en la soberanía alimentaria, y la autosuficiencia en la producción de alimentos. Desde su creación, hasta marzo del 2013 ha adjudicado un total de 20.524 hectáreas, beneficiando así a 4.020 familias del Ecuador. El proyecto tiene una cobertura nacional, concentrándose en territorios claves como la provincia del Guayas, Los Ríos, El Oro, Azuay, Cañar, Chimborazo, Cotopaxi y Tungurahua, debido a la mayor desigualdad de acceso a la tierra.

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  • Mexico

    Mexico Without Hunger National Program

    It is an Inclusion and Social Welfare Strategy of national scope, which aims to ensure food security and nutrition of 7.01 million Mexicans which currently live in extreme poverty and seeks to contribute to the full exercise of their right to food.

    It draws from principles of coordination between different agencies of the Federal Public Administration and through partnerships with civil society and the private sector. It consists of a multi-year basis, it has short-, medium- and long-term objectives in order to assess achievements and identify opportunities, and take precepts of accountability, transparency and responsibility.

  • Brazil

    Plano Nacional de Segurança Alimentar e Nutricional

    El Plan Nacional de Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutricional implementa la Política Nacional de Seguridad Alimentaria, es el principal instrumento de planificación, gestión y ejecución de la Política. Integra decenas de acciones centradas en la producción, el fortalecimiento de la agricultura familiar, el abastecimiento alimenticio y la promoción de una alimentación saludable y adecuada.

  • Brazil

    Política Nacional de Desenvolvimento Sustentável dos Povos e Comunidades Tradicionais

    Política Nacional de Desarrollo Sustentable de los Pueblos y de las Comunidades Tradicionales, a cargo de la Comisión Nacional de Desarrollo Sustentable de las Comunidades Tradicionales, cuyo objetivo es promover el desarrollo sustentable de los pueblos y de las comunidades tradicionales, con énfasis en el reconocimiento, fortalecimiento y garantía de sus derechos territoriales, sociales, ambientales, económicos y culturales, con respeto y valorización de sus identidades, sus formas de organización y sus instituciones. Ello mediante la implementación de Planes de Desarrollo Sustentable de Pueblos y Comunidades Tradicionales, la Comisión Nacional de Desarrollo Sustentable de las Comunidades Tradicionales, foros/redes regionales y locales y el Plan Plurianual.

  • Brazil

    Plano Brasil sem Miseria

    The "Plano Brasil Sem Miseria" was created to support the 16 million people that still live in extreme poverty and have not been able to enroll in current social programs like "Bolsa Familia", much less have access to essential services such as water, electricity, education, health and housing. The Plan seeks to support these people, identifying, delivering social assistance, helping them seek other forms of income and improve their living conditions. To accomplish this, the Plan is preparing a Poverty Map in the country and a National Opportunity Map, in order to identify the most efficient for people aforementioned to improve their living conditions means.

    The reality of the Brazilian countryside and cities have different faces and needs, therefore Brasil Sem Miseria has national and regional actions based on three axes: income guarantee, productive inclusion and access to public services. The Plan delivers cash transfers, access to public services (education, health, welfare, sanitation and electricity, and productive inclusion. All operate by a set of programs and initiatives that include the most vulnerable population in the opportunities generated by strong economic growth Brazilian.

    In the field, the main objective is to increase farmer’s production through guidance and technical support, supply of inputs and water. The following are the main strategies of the Plan in rural areas:

    • Technical assistance: The most vulnerable farmers will have continued and individualized accompaniment by professional teams. The Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation will introduce technologies appropriate to each family and thereby increase their production.
    • Development and seeds: The Plan supports families in extreme poverty in food production and marketing of production. Each family will receive the amount of US $ 1,000, payable in biannual installments over two years to purchase inputs and equipment.
    • Program Water for All: It seeks to benefit 750 thousand families with the construction of tanks and collective simplified systems; equally they will benefit from water systems for production.
    • Market access: This is the framework for the Programa de Aquisição de Alimentos (PAA), through which the Federal Government buys production to donate to charity entities or for the formation of stocks.
    • Purchase production: Extension of public procurement for hospitals, universities, prisons, kindergartens and also for the private supply network, such as supermarkets and restaurants that will be able to sell most vulnerable farmer’s products.

    In the city, the main objective is to generate employment and income for the most vulnerable, between 18 and 65 years of age, through professional qualification courses, mediation of employment, and expansion of microcredit policy and incentivize popular economy and solidarity, among other actions of social inclusion that will benefit 2 million people. These include:

    • Opportunity Map: The Federal Government, together with the states and municipalities, set up a set of opportunities available in cities to productively include families identified by the map. Thus a more inclusive promotion of economic growth shall be rendered, creating new job opportunities and income.
    • Qualification of Labor: The goal is to insert the beneficiaries of the Bolsa Familia in the labor market through training courses in line with economic work in each region.
    • Public Intermediation of Labor: It shall be carried out considering all mapped opportunities with public and private companies. They will primarily benefit members of the Bolsa Familia and people between 18 and 65 years.
    • Entrepreneurship: The plan will promote the coordination of various government programs, with the aim to create new opportunities for local economic development, expand markets for micro and small businesses, stimulate the formation of cooperative ventures and support micro entrepreneurs, microcredit policies and the solidarity-based economy.

  • Brazil

    Plano Agrícola e Pecuário

    The Agricultural and Livestock Plan 2015-2016 presents the agricultural policy measures considered for the harvest, consolidating the advances contained in the previous plan, and it emphasizes on expanding the availability of resources for agricultural financing. It pays special attention to the costs and marketing of the harvest and strengthening the average rural farmer.

    It presents strategic investments for the country to continue increasing production and ensuring the supply of quality food at fair prices, for everyone.

  • Antigua and Barbuda

    National Poverty Reduction Strategy 2011 - 2015

    It contains social, macroeconomic and structural policies and programs that will be implemented over the next five years (2011-2015) to promote growth, reduce poverty and improve living conditions. The strategy is based on five pillars of action:

    1. Growth and income generation.
    2. Expanding employment opportunities and income generation for the benefit of the most vulnerable.
    3. Modernizing social protection and increased resilience of the most vulnerable.
    4. Good governance and public sector management.
    5. Build resilience through environmental sustainability.

    This national strategy for poverty reduction therefore has the potential to improve access to food for low-income households, increasing their income through increased access to employment and new opportunities for income generation, and guarantee more effective social protection to the most vulnerable segments of the population.

  • El Salvador

    Plan Nacional de Seguridad Alimentaria

    El Plan Nacional de Seguridad Alimentaria busca contribuir a reducir el hambre y la desnutrición en las poblaciones más vulnerables, por medio de la ejecución de acciones que corrigen, de manera sostenible, los problemas de Inseguridad Alimentaria y Nutricional (INSAN) que afectan a la población más pobre, y la articulación de los esfuerzos del sector público y privado, así como la promoción y gestión de recursos técnicos y financieros.

    El PNSA responde a una preocupación nacional por reducir el hambre y la pobreza, la cual se encuentra concentrada especialmente en las áreas rurales. Además, este Plan contribuye con el esfuerzo del país para responder a los compromisos derivados de las Cumbres sobre Alimentación, así como para alcanzar el primer Objetivo de Desarrollo del Milenio (ODM), el cual implica que para 2015 se debe disminuir a la mitad la proporción de personas que sufren de hambre.