With this report, CONCORD aims to uncover some policy incoherencies between EU policies and its development objectives.
We encourage you to read the article "Dialogues about the International Day of Rural Women" written by Lorenzo Soliz, Director General of CIPCA and member of the Board of Directors of the World Rural Forum.
With a majority vote of the Congress of Peru, a law declaring a moratorium of 10 years at entry and production of transgenic seeds was approved.
Lucila Quintana, president of Conveagro, a member of FRM in Peru welcomes the decision of the Congress and urged farmer unions to continue to work in defense of biodiversity, agriculture, food and health in Peru.
During its 37th session, which was held at FAO, Rome from 17th to 22nd October 2011, the Committee on World Food Security tackled important food security issues including food price volatility, investment in smallholder agriculture and gender, food security and nutrition.
On December 18, 2007, the United Nations General Assembly in its resolution 62/136 states that on October 15 of each year shall be announced and will be officially celebrated the International Day of Rural Women.
The Family Farming World Conference finished with a large participation of representatives of the rural world on five continents and a very high level of documents that will soon at your disposal on the website.
The Spanish Parliament yesterday approved unanimously the Law on shared ownership of farms, a legal framework to promote equality between the sexes in rural areas, recognizing the legal and economic participation in agricultural activity.
After the return of José María Zeberio, Executive Secretary of the WRF, and Jose Antonio Osaba, IYFF Campaign Coordinator, from New York, WRF wishes to inform you about the activities of the four- day stay and the excellent results that were obtained.
- Costa Rica has been the last Government confirming their support to the Campaign for the International Year of Family Farming (IYFF).
- World Rural Forum goes on working in order to gain as much support as possible.
From 11 to 16 September, a delegation of World Rural Forum has visited, in New York, several embassies and United Nations institutions in connection with the Campaign for the statement by the UN the International Year of Family Farming - IYFF.