Highlights

Discussion is taking place on 22 October at the National Geographic Auditorium in Washington D.C.
22/10/2014
The Kingdom of Thailand today celebrated its National World Food Day with performances, demonstrations and exhibits honouring the important contribution to food security made by smallholder and family farmers in this major Asian agriculture producing nation.
20/10/2014
While substantial progress has been made in the fight against hunger in recent years, more than 800 million people remain hungry and efforts need to be increased to reach the global target of cutting the percentage of hungry people in half by 2015, said FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva[...]
16/10/2014
SOFA report urges enabling the world’s half billion family farmers to be agents of change
16/10/2014
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations marks World Food Day each year on 16 October, the day on which the Organization was founded in 1945.
16/10/2014
Romanian farmers and national leaders came together in Bucharest last week for a national conference under an emphatic banner: “Family Farms—The Core of Sustainable Agriculture.”
15/10/2014
FAO signed the Agreement on 7 October under which the Brazilian federal government will commit US$ 150 000 to the Multilateral Trust Fund of the International Year of Family Farming, administered by the organization.
14/10/2014
Nowadays, there is growing international awareness of the importance of meeting the information and communication needs of rural people and the vital role that communication can play in empowering them to take action.
13/10/2014
Member countries reiterate their support for family farmers worldwide
08/10/2014
In just over three weeks time, FAO Headquarters will host the Global Dialogue on Family Farming
01/10/2014
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