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ECUADORIAN ORGANIZATIONS CREATE A NATIONAL GROUP TO SUPPORT THE IYFF 2014
This body will promote concrete activities around Family Farming as an "opportunity" to promote a shift in the agriculture development model; associations from Colombia and Switzerland are also moving toward that direction.
Aquaculture shouldn’t be developped at the expense of small pelagic species, claim African artisanal fishermen.
CAOPA stresses before FAO the role of sustainable fishing of sardines as a guarantee for food security and urges to regulate the West African fisheries.
The IYFF 2014, a great opportunity to debate on key issues of agriculture, also for Europe.
Several organizations of farmers and NGOs on the continent held a meeting in Brussels, in order to strengthen the European involvement in the preparation of the International Year of Family Farming.
Family Farming in RIO+20.
"A great moment of solidarity and clamor for land, for rural women and men".
International Seminar: The Role of Family Farming in the Construction of the Development with Sustainability
The Organizing Committee of the International Year of Family Farming - IYFF, is pleased to invite you to the International Seminar:
The Role of Family Farming in the Construction of the Development with Sustainability
Joint Statement from Greenpeace and artisanal fisheries in Senegal
The statement calls out to the inadequacies of current fisheries policies in this country where fishing figures prominently in the economy and food security of populations, and gives the vision of artisanal fishermen and Greenpeace for a sustainable and equitable management of fisheries resources in Senegal.
- 20 Feb The Fourth Farmers’ Forum
One out of five French farmers sells their products directly
In 2010, 21% of French farms used direct sales to sell their production. According to a study done by the French Ministry of Agriculture, in total, 107,000 farms used short marketing channels.
We have got finally the good news that many of our organizations have been waiting for. Today, December 22nd 2011, at 4.55 pm, New York time, the UN General Assembly has declared 2014 the International Year of Family Farming-IYFF.
Enactment of the Moratorium Law on the entry of GMOs in Peru
Last December 9 was enacted the Law No. 29811, which establishes a moratorium on the production and entry of living modified organisms into the country for a period of 10 years.