South-South cooperation: Digital transformation and innovation in agriculture


This training course is part of the Regional Technical Platform for Family Farming ( in partnership with the projects “Sembrando capacidades” [Sowing Capacities] (ABC, MAPA Brazil, MADR Colombia and FAO) and “Farmers Organizations for African, Caribbean and Pacific countries - FO4ACP” (IFAD, EU, OACPS, Procasur and FAO).


This course “Family Farming: From concepts to practice” presents the Family Farming sector as an important and necessary actor to face the region’s current economic, social, food and environmental challenges. The aim is to provide an overview of the main programmes and policies for strengthening Family Farming in Latin America and the Caribbean.


In this course, various experiences from Brazil, Colombia and other countries in the region are presented, in which initiatives and tools have been identified that can serve as inspiration and a reference to make decisive progress in strengthening family farming as an agent of transformation.