In Bolivia, the Ministry of Rural Development and Lands and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, through the Forest and Farm Facility, signed Investment Support Agreements with producer organizations for a total USD 450,000 to improve the livelihoods of family farmers, indigenous and women's producer groups.
COP27 put food on the menu, but family farmers need more support as they suffer most from climate change's impacts.
Harvesting the fruits of collective action
Read the success story about the May Phay Collective Group in Bac Kan province in Viet Nam. Seven years ago, the May Phay Collective was a group of nine smallholder producers who had little idea of the potential of their land and collective strength. The Collective Group counts now 16 members and manages...
Over 350 million family farmers warn global food security at risk without more support for climate adaptation
- Organisations representing more than 350 million family farmers and producers published an open letter to world leaders today, warning that global food security is at risk unless governments boost adaptation finance for small-scale production and promote a shift to more diverse, low-input agriculture. The UN Climate Summit (COP27) begins...
Dear World Leaders, The surge in hunger over the last year has exposed the fragility of the global food system. It is highly vulnerable to shocks - whether from Covid, conflict, or the climate - and ill-equipped for a world where extreme heat, drought, and floods are the...