Forests, trees on farms and forest communities are linked to family farming in numerous ways.
FAO, with support from Austrian Cooperation for Development and the University E. Mondlane, organized a seminar on family farming in Mozambique on 11 June 2014.
This side event of the Committee on Fisheries held on 9 June 2014 in FAO headquarters brought together over 50 participants from 15 countries.
Farmer, Elisabetta Monti on farming in Trentino and the role of local committees in the promotion of the family and small-scale farming model in Italy.
Fisheries and aquaculture play a central role in food security; approximately 90 percent of fishers are small-scale.
Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication endorsed by FAO's Committee on Fisheries
FAO Director-General at Committee on Fisheries says sustainable fisheries and aquaculture crucial to food security and nutrition
Shifting world agriculture to a "climate-smart" approach will not only help prevent future food security crises but holds the promise of sparking economic and agricultural renewal in rural areas where hunger and poverty are most prevalent, argues a new FAO publication.
Interview with Mr. Moujahed Achouri, Director of FAO's Land and Water division
As lead United Nations agency for agricultural and rural development, FAO has been working with family and smallholder farmers long before 2014.