A major milestone was achieved yesterday, September 17, in the United States in recognition of the important role of family farmers in eradicating hunger, providing nutritious food and contributing to socioeconomic, environmental, and cultural development around the world. The United States Senate passed resolution S.RES.544 to designate 2014 as the “International Year[...]
23/09/2014
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National Farmers Union (NFU) today applauded the introduction of the Senate Resolution designating 2014 as the “International Year of Family Farming (IYFF).” NFU has lead the U.S. Committee for IYFF and played a key role in having the resolution adopted by the Senate. 
18/09/2014
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National Farmers Union (NFU) members kicked off the organization’s annual policy debate with a special order of business celebrating 2014 as the International Year of Family Farming, as recognized by the United Nations.
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Les grands groupes agroalimentaires américains sont souvent présentés comme des machines à profit et, à ce titre, associés à des productions peu respectueuses de leur environnement écologique ou social. Les consommateurs sont sensibles à ces informations, qui se répercutent sur les ventes. Après les premières tentatives infructueuses de greenwashing [1], on observe[...]
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On Thanksgiving we express gratitude for the abundance on our holiday tables, but rarely do we thank the people who grew, harvested, and processed that food. But a very diverse group of family farmers around the world, and at home, deserve our support -- according to the U.S. Census Bureau, 98[...]
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