In the media

Organizations of women and men family farmers, traditional fishers, shepherds, indigenous communities from the 5 continents, we have all come together in Brasilia the 14th and 15th November, to assess the results and achievements of the IYFF-2014 and to determine what our priority areas of work will be in 2015 and beyond.
Published on 19 December 2014
I am a family farmer. I know my soil, my climate and how to make things grow: plants, animals and soil fertility. I know how to harvest and prepare for market. I know how to feed my family.
Published on 17 December 2014
International Mountain Day is an opportunity to create awareness about the importance of mountains to life and to highlight the opportunities and constraints in mountain development.
Published on 12 December 2014
International Mountain Day is an opportunity to create awareness about the importance of mountains to life, to highlight the opportunities and constraints in mountain development and to build partnerships that will bring positive change to the world’s mountains and highlands.
Published on 12 December 2014
Food security is one of the most pressing global issues of the day. What could be more important than making sure people have enough to eat?
Published on 12 December 2014
Responsible for an estimated 56 percent of agricultural production, family farming remains an integral part of food systems around the world.
Published on 12 December 2014
As the International Year of Family Farming comes to a close, an engaging new online video series produced by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) promises to keep issues affecting the world's 500 million smallholder family farms alive and topical.
Published on 04 December 2014
The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization recognized the progress made by 13 countries – including Cameroon, Ethiopia, Gabon, The Gambia, Mauritania and Mauritius – for achieving outstanding progress in fighting hunger at a Nov. 30 awards ceremony that was broadcasted live on webcast.
Published on 03 December 2014
The Whyte family from Co Dublin have been announced as the overall winners of the FBD and Irish Farmers Journal FAO Year of Family Farming awards.
Published on 02 December 2014
Outlining key measures, Mr Pesonen said “With farmers getting only 8% on average of the price of a loaf of bread, family farms need to gain more income from the market. It is essential for them to be able to get a better market return We believe that agri-cooperatives can help farmers to meet upcoming challenges and improve their positioning.
Published on 01 December 2014