International Year of Family Farming (IYFF) National Committees around the globe continue to improve conditions for family and small-scale farmers in a variety of ways by helping them achieve their full potential
Stefano Grazioli tells the story of his family business and explains the contribution that beekeepers and apiculture make to food production, family farming and to the environment.
Asia-Pacific countries reach consensus for greater support for millions of small-holder family farms
Zero Hunger Challenge gains momentum in countries of Asia and the Pacific
Ministerial Conference for the International Year of Family Farming (IYFF) for Asia and the Pacific launched today in Chennai, India
Family farms and small holder farmers, the backbone of agriculture production in Asia and the Pacific, need help urgently in order to meet the demand for increased food production in the region of the world where the most hungry and under nourished people live, the United Nations Food and Agriculture[...]
In the framework of the 2014 International Year of Family Farming (IYFF), FAO and the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) have joined forces to launch an awareness campaign on the contribution of family farming to food security and rural development.
"Feeding the world, caring for the earth. Family farming in pictures" - Photo contest winner announced
The contest brought the importance and diversity of family farmers to light as well as their key contribution to a sustainable future free from hunger and poverty.
Carlson: “I will do my best to highlight the significant contribution that agriculture makes to global economy”
In many parts of the world, family-run farms are the predominant form of agricultural production.
An FAO project to equip small fishing communities with the tools and know-how to dry fish on simple raised racks instead of on the sand has changed lives along the shores of Lake Tanganyika in Burundi.
Recognizing the vital role of family forestry in celebration of the 2014 International Year of Family Farming