IYFF

Family farmers should be at the heart of all agriculture, food security and nutrition agendas

Family farmers should be at the heart of all agriculture, food security and nutrition agendas

(Note: The appointment of all IYFF special ambassadors are renewed for the 2015 International Year of Soils ). Interview with Ms. Estrella Penunia, International Year of Family Farming Special Ambassador Ms. Estrella Penunia, or Esther, as she is known to colleagues, is Secretary General of […]

AFA to attend UN inter-agency roundtable

AFA to attend UN inter-agency roundtable

AFA will be in Rome on September 16-18 for the XIII UN  Inter agency RT on Communications for Development on the theme “Mainstreaming Communication for Development in Policies and Programs Enabling Social Inclusion to support food and nutrition security , resilient livelihoods and family farming.” AFA […]

AFA to attend consultation on family farming in India

AFA to attend consultation on family farming in India

AFA will join the upcoming Asia Pacific Regional Consultation on The Role of Family Farming in the 21st Century: Achieving the Zero Hunger Challenge by 2025,” to be held Aug 7-10, 2014 at Chennai, India. The consultation is also a follow-up meeting of the November 2013 meeting […]

PROCEEDINGS: 6th AFA GA Regional Consultations: “Seizing the Momentum to Get Concrete Gains for Small Scale Farmers this IYFF”

PROCEEDINGS: 6th AFA GA Regional Consultations: “Seizing the Momentum to Get Concrete Gains for Small Scale Farmers this IYFF”

PROCEEDINGS 6th AFA GA Regional Consultations: “Seizing the Momentum to Get Concrete Gains for Small Scale Farmers this IYFF” May 6-8, 2014 Hotel Santika Bali, Indonesia Organizer: Asian Farmers Association for Sustainable Rural Development (AFA) Local Host: Aliansi Petani Indonesia (API) Supported by: Agriterra Global […]

Event: IYFF 2014 Worldwide Farmer Leaders’ Meeting (21-22 January 2014, Abu Dhabi)

Event: IYFF 2014 Worldwide Farmer Leaders’ Meeting (21-22 January 2014, Abu Dhabi)

AFA attended the meeting which was organised by the World Rural Forum and supported by Khalifa Fund for Entreprise Development and Agriterra. Farmers leaders coming from five continents met to agree on global claims needed to strengthen Family Farming worldwide. Thirty leaders of farmers’ organisations […]


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