The country's major agricultural organizations agreed to initiate joint actions to demand to the Minister of Economy and Finance, Luis Carranza, comply with the Law on Agricultural Debt Restructuring PREDA, and transferred to AGROBANCO 50 million soles (local coin), that requires the 29,264 Law, demand for which was declared unconstitutional by the Constitutional Court unfounded.
The Department of Environment, Physical Planning, Agriculture and Fisheries of the Basque Government is organizing, in cooperation with the Commission of Rural Women, the sixth edition of the International Day of Rural Women.
Agriculture must become more productive if it is to feed a much larger world population while responding to the daunting environmental challenges ahead, FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf said here today.
The FRM has been invited to the Forum of Senior Experts entitled "Feeding the World in 2050" organized by FAO, which will be held in Rome on 12 and 13 October.
Yesterday afternoon we were visited by Father Michael Radja Pandiem, Superior of the Delegation of the Claretian in Calcutta. He is on Spanish state round and yesterday came to the World Rural Forum office, accompanied by Aitor Kamiruaga, Claretian and president of Yanapay Proclade.
"Developing rural policies to meet the needs of a changing world" will be the title of the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development-OECE annual conference for the rural development, which will be celebrate in Quebec from 13 to 15 October.
According to official data provided by the INSS (Social Security Institute), the retirement pension of Basque farmers is approximately 50% of what perceive the average Basques pensioner. These data have been published in the agricultural journal ENBA.
The Desk Coordinator for Asia of World Rural Forum, Miren Larrea, has returned from her trip to the continent with the satisfaction of having had fruitful meetings with various local organizations, also have begun to shape the projects of the Asian Regional Meeting of International Year of Family Farming scheduled for 1-4 December, in New Delhi, capital city of India.
Several thousand farmers from different parts of Europe, demonstrated outside the European Union headquarters in Brussels, at the time that ministers from different countries were meeting to discuss the future of the dairy sector.
Geoffrey Barrett, head of EU delegation to Uruguay and Paraguay, conceded that the negotiations between European Union and Mercosur have been stopped. "With Mercosur, with which the last meeting was held last May in Prague, we are studying the situation".