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 sought consensus on their main demands, which was to be transmitted to society and decision makers during the IYFF 2014. The event is one of the first activities held by CSOs attached to IYFF 2014 since its official launch in November 2013 in New York. PAKISAMA National Coordinator Raul Socrates Banzuela attended the meeting in behalf of AFA. (See Annex: Worldwide farmer leaders meet at Abu Dhabi sustainability week to agree to global demands to boost family farming)

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