World Food day was celebrated in Turkey on 16 October with numerous events taking place across the country.
Sharing qualified knowledge and data is a vital component for policy dialogue and policy-making to address the specific needs of family farms.
How can governments, farmers' organizations and the private sector seize current global momentum and galvanize concrete action in support of family farmers beyond 2014? This is the central question at the two-day Global Dialogue on Family Farming (GDFF), opened at FAO headquarters today.
Global Dialogue on Family Farming - Side event on women in family farming in the Mediterranean region
A statement by FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva