CONVEAGRO Peruvian agrarian organization, World Rural Forum’s member, has issued a press release, which analyzes the current status of negotiations of the Free Trade Agreement between Peru and the European Union.
From Monday toFriday, representatives of Peru and the European Union are meeting seeking a Free Trade Agreement between Europe and the Andean country.
FAO has called for $23 million from international donors for agriculture in Haiti as part of the United Nations $562 million appeal for that country following the devastating earthquake.
A representative of the World Rural Forum will be in Rome on 15 and 16 February taking part in the Third Global Meeting of the Farmers' Forum organized by IFAD. This event brings together farmers' organizations worldwide. It then discussed proposals that are brought to the Meeting of Governors of the forum, held on 17 and 18 November.
The Ministry of Production and Plural Economics presented on 13 January, the first digital atlas of "productive potential" of Bolivia. This program includes the development zones and industrial projects that will run the government during the next 5 years.
The Consortium of Indian Farmers Associations-CIFA has issued a press release in which he discusses the most important events of 2009 and the major challenges that 2010 brings.
Mundukide’s members Gantxegi Mikel and Enara Ruiz de Eguino, respectively Director and Chief Financial Officer, visited the Model Farm of Arkaute whereWorld Rural Forum is.
The Woodrow Wilson International Center has published a new book on land grabs: the practice of transnational corporations and governments buying up farmland in developing countries.
The bulletin number 34 of the World Rural Forum is available. Its central theme is the International Day of Rural Women and can be downloaded in a new format.
The WTO has published its annual report that is divided in its new format, in two large sections. The first briefly summarizes the activities of the Organization and provides a review of 2008. The second provides more detailed information, illustrated with graphs, charts and photographs.