Family Farming

Asian Family Farmers Declaration for the UN Food Systems Summit 2021

This article is originally published in the Asian Farmers’ Association website. In our world where the hungry and poor, and where those much affected by the vagaries of the climate,  and where the most neglected and left behind are amongst our constituencies, and where the most degraded lands are amongst where we live,  We are committed to contributing to healthy people and a healthy planet while bringing back the dignity for

UNDFF ComDev Asia Campaign Launch

ComDev Asia (CDA), a regional initiative that promotes Communication for Development (ComDev) in the Asia-Pacific, successfully launched its awareness campaign for family farming last 13 July 2021. This virtual event was attended by more communication officers, farmers’ organizations, community radio broadcasters, non-government workers, and the academe in the region. With the theme, Family Farming at the Heart of Sustainable Food Systems, this campaign initiative aims to inform both family farmers

Review and Finalization of the Regional Action Plan for Family Farming in South Asia

The SAARC Agriculture Centre (SAC) is inviting all its partners and networks to participate in  the Review and Finalization of the Regional Action Plan for Family Farming in South Asia. This virtual event will take place on 29 July 2021 3.30-18.00 UTC+7 (Bangkok time). The regional virtual event is a follow-up meeting that aims to launch officially the book which was produced out of the first consultation meeting and which compile

UNDFF CDA to Launch Campaign Promoting the Role of Family Farmers to Sustainable Food Systems

ComDev Asia (CDA), a regional initiative that promotes Communication for Development (ComDev) in the Asia-Pacific, will launch its awareness campaign for family farmers on 13 July 2021, 5PM (Manila Time).  With the theme, Family Farming at the Heart of Sustainable Food Systems, this campaign initiative aims to inform both family farmers and the general public about the contribution of family farming to sustainable food systems and the progress of the

Launching of the UNDFF-Philippine Action Plan For Family Farming

The Philippines is set to  launch its national action plan for Family Farming on 21 July, Wednesday, from 8:30AM to 5:00PM (Manila Time). This virtual event is organized by the Agriculture and Rural Development Knowledge and Policy Platform (ARDKPP) as part of celebrating the decade for Filipino farmers.  Known as the Philippine Action Plan for Family Farming or PAP4FF, this local framework put family farming at the center of policies, programs, and

SAARC to hold a follow up virtual consultation on UNDFF in South Asia

The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation Agriculture Centre (SAC) will be hosting a follow-up regional consultation meeting on “UN Decade of Family Farming: Formulating Strategies and Action Plan to Strengthen Smallholder Family Farmers in South Asia”. This regional event will be held virtually on 29 July, 2021 at (3.30-18.00 UTC+7 (Bangkok time). One of the expected highlights of the meeting will be the launching of a book containing the SAARC

Independent Dialogue Series on Family Farming in AP Region commences

The Asian Farmers’ Association for Sustainable Rural Development (AFA), Intercontinental Network of Organic Farmers’ Organisations (INOFO), Pacific Island Farmers Organisation Network (PIFON), and World Farmers’ Organisation (WFO) is inviting all interested parties to participate in a virtual event entitled, Farmers and Fishers Solutions: Independent Dialogue Series in Asia-Pacific Region, on 7-11 June, 2021.   This 5-day online event aims to inform and educate the participants about the issues and challenges

UNDFF Secretariat calls for global meeting on Family Farming towards Sustainable Food Systems

The Joint Secretariat of the UN Decade of Family Farming (UNDFF) is organizing a global technical meeting to tackle the implementation of its framework, two years since its inception, on 27-28 May 2021 (13.30 CET/Rome Time). UNDFF serves as a framework for countries to develop public policies and investments to support family farming and contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Developmen Goals (SDGs). Co-organized by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization

SEARCA, AFA to hold Virtual Policy Forum for Family Farming

The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), and the Asian Farmers’ Association For Sustainable Rural Development (AFA) are inviting farmers’ organizations, the academe, civil-society organizations, and research institutions to join  virtual regional policy forum entitled, “Developing Public Policies for Family Farming: Reaching Out to the Grassroots through Participatory Policy Making” on April 27, 8AM (ICT)/ 9AM (Manila Time). This online event aims to provide

FAO to hold UNDFF Event on Resilient and Sustainable Food Systems

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is co-organizing an international event entitled, “Implementing the UN Decade of Family Farming (UNDFF) to face COVID-19 and achieve resilient and sustainable food systems” on February 10, 3:00 to 14:15 (CET). The event will recognize the UNDFF  as a framework for countries to develop public policies and investments to support family farming from a holistic perspective, thus contributing to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals