By improving vital infrastructure, a government-led initiative to help transform agriculture into a vibrant commercial sector has boosted local production and helped farmers strengthen their links to the market.
The Fin4Ag conference took place in Nairobi from 14 to 18 July to share cutting-edge knowledge on enabling financing for investments in African agriculture.
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.
Zero Hunger Challenge gains momentum in countries of Asia and the Pacific
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.
FAO introduced family farmers to integrated crop and pest management methods and the Farmer Field Schools approach
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”