Highlights

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.
18/06/2014
Fisheries and aquaculture play a central role in food security; approximately 90 percent of fishers are small-scale.
11/06/2014
Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication endorsed by FAO's Committee on Fisheries
10/06/2014
FAO Director-General at Committee on Fisheries says sustainable fisheries and aquaculture crucial to food security and nutrition
09/06/2014
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.
06/06/2014
Interview with Mr. Moujahed Achouri, Director of FAO's Land and Water division
04/06/2014
As lead United Nations agency for agricultural and rural development, FAO has been working with family and smallholder farmers long before 2014.
28/05/2014
Family farming and local rural development is one of the three priorities that governments in the region established for the FAO work plan.
21/05/2014
More people than ever before rely on fisheries and aquaculture for food and as a source of income, but harmful practices and poor management threaten the sector’s sustainability, says a new FAO report published today.
20/05/2014
The topic of family farming emerged throughout the FAO Regional Conference for Latin America and the Caribbean held in Santiago last week including at a side event specifically dedicated to family farming, which took place on 8 May. The side event's main objectives included: 1. Supporting the development of agricultural, environmental and[...]
14/05/2014