In March between 12 and 15 the VIII Assembly of the Confederation of Family Farmer Expanded Mercosur (COPROFAM) was held.
The intergovernmental negotiations on the Voluntary Guidelines on Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the context of National Food Security have been successfully finalized on Friday 9 March 2012.
FAO’s quarterly Crop Prospects and Food Situation report forecast an important increase in the wheat crop production. Also FAO report highlights an increase in food prices.
The statement calls out to the inadequacies of current fisheries policies in this country where fishing figures prominently in the economy and food security of populations, and gives the vision of artisanal fishermen and Greenpeace for a sustainable and equitable management of fisheries resources in Senegal.
The Graduate College of Cooperative and Mutual Societies of Argentina analyzes the current situation of farming cooperatives in Argentina and its potential as a successful model that creates value and opportunities
These days we are celebrating the fourth Farmers' Forum organized by IFAD. This time it has organized a special session on youth in agriculture.
Last February 8th, "The Economist" organized a meeting entitled "Feeding the World" to discuss the world's capacity to feed 9,000 million people in 2050.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) have come together to develop a Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index to measure women’s roles and engagement in the agriculture sector.
The UN Panel on Sustainable Development has published the Report “Resilient People, Resilient Planet: a future worth choosing”.
In 2010, 21% of French farms used direct sales to sell their production. According to a study done by the French Ministry of Agriculture, in total, 107,000 farms used short marketing channels.