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Francis Ngang (Inades Formation): "We request African states real investments for Family Farming; they must say no to any initiative, confessed or not, to favour industrial agriculture".
The conference 'Family Farming to food waste' on 14 July discussed various proposals to avoid food waste; it is estimated that one third of the world's food production is lost before consumption.
In addition to farmers, distributors and chefs, the debate will be joined by Niki Charalampopoulou, member of the international movement against food waste Feeding the 5,000 and Danielle Nierenberg, founder of Food Tank.
Demands of worldwide Family Farming organisations during the International Year of Family Farming IYFF-2014, agreed in a meeting organized by the WRF.
A song of recognition for more than 2,000 millions of women and men family farmers, smallholders, artisanal fishers, pastoralists, landless peasants and indigenous communities in the world.
The IYFF-2014 official launching will take place at the United Nations headquarters, New York.
Reflection article on the International Day for the Erradication of Poverty. In southern countries, Poverty and Hunger are largely a result of the governments' continued neglect to agriculture in general, and especially to small farmers.
We need a Common Agricultural Policy to address global challenges; the involvement of States and Regions is requierd to ensure the sustainability of Family Farming.
Asian Farmers' Association emphasizes the need to improve infrastructure and services in rural areas, as well as to ensure access to and control of family farmers over productive resources.
Alicia Langreo, a leader in the European agricultural and rural outlook, recently gave a talk on the occasion of the World Rural Forum’s Assembly of members.
The World Rural Forum holds its annual Assembly of members.
The activities to be carried out within the campaign were announced to the members of the Parliament.
The International Land Coalition officially approves the incorporation of WRF during the Assembly held at the Global Land Forum, in Guatemala.
The need to strengthen the role of women and men family farmers is evidenced once again, as well as the importance of ensuring their access to natural resources, technology and public investment, in the fight against Hunger.
“A new, faster and more precise” way of measuring hunger and food insecurity across the world is soon to be field-experimented by FAO in several pilot countries.
The Basque Government gives this recognizition to organizations that contribute with its activities to the achievement of general interest.
The reducion of fishing pressure gives beneficial results in a period of time not too long. This is one of the main findings from an investigation led by the National Research Council (CSIC) in Spain.
The Asian Farmers’ Association (AFA) asserts women farmers’ representation in nutrition and food security mechanisms and processes.
Summary of activities developed by the civil society in 2012 in the context of the World Preparation Program for the IYFF-2014.
World Rural Forum's contribution to the online discussion organized by FAO on Hunger, Food Security and Nutrition.
The agricultural unions in Peru recently held the CONVEAGRO XV Annual Convention with 'The Challenge of Agrarian Associativity in Sustainable Rural Development' as theme.
- Pakistan approach of Integrated Rural Development Programme.
- 'One Earth, One Future'. IFOAM 2012 report.
- High Level Consultation on Hunger in Madrid: Sintesys report.
- How to achieve food self-sufficiency?
- FAO's Journal on Family Farming. January to March, 2013
- Women farmers and climate change adaptation.
- 'Impact of Cooperatives Locally'.
- Report of National Water Conference in Pakistan.
- Africa can feed itself.
- Policies to Respond to High Food Prices in Asia and the Pacific Region.
- Deep scientific approach on hunger and GMOs.
- African Countries and the EPAs: Do Agriculture Safeguards Afford Adequate Protection?