International Year of Family Farming
The International Year of Family Farming 2014 is an initiative promoted by the World Rural Forum and supported by over 360 civil society and farmers’ organizations. This worldwide celebration, declared by the United Nations General Assembly, aims to become a tool to stimulate active policies for sustainable development of agricultural systems based farmer families, communal units, indigenous groups, cooperatives and fishing families.
All this work is being made from the perspective of effectively combating poverty and hunger and the search for a rural development based on the respect for environment and biodiversity.
NEW PUBLICATION LAUNCHED: 'FEEDING THE WORLD, CARING FOR THE EARTH'
This review, published by the World Rural Forum (WRF) and the Regional Program Fida Mercosur, seeks to promote and support processes on five continents that represent a "paradigm shift in the concept of rural development and poverty alleviation."
IYFF-2014 PHOTO COMPETITION
Visualizing the potential and contributions of family farmers worldwide.
SUCCESSFUL LAUNCH OF THE IYFF-2014
A song of praise and recognition for more than 2,000 millions of women and men family farmers, smallholders, artisanal fishers, pastoralists, landless peasants andindigenous communities in the world.
A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO PROMOTE FAMILY FARMING
Thousands of farmers throughout the world vindicate the role of Family Farming, through simultaneous activities on the occasion of the official launching of the International Year of Family Farming IYFF-2014, which is to be held on 22 November in New York.
IYFF-2014: NEW EXPANDING SPOTLIGHTS
Over 40 countries around the World have promoted National Committees to boost the celebration of the IYFF-2014.
IYFF-2014’ LAUNCHING. NOVEMBER 22, 2013
The IYFF-2014 official launching will take place at the United Nations headquarters, New York.