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World Farmers' Organization to hold annual meeting on June 17-21

From June 17 to 21, 2024, the World Farmers’ Organisation (WFO) will host its Annual Meeting. This year, the event will be held at the FAO Headquarters in Rome, Italy, and simultaneously livestreamed on the WFO YouTube account. Annually gathering hundreds of family farmers, young and women farmer leaders, farmers’ organizations and agricultural cooperatives from… Read More

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Regional technical platform to tackle purchasing public family farming on 4 June

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization extends its invitation for the third session of the second cycle of  technical exchanges for Family Farming, focusing on purchasing public family farming. Set on 4 June 2024,  it seeks to generate a space where public purchasing experiences for family farming are shared and enriched. The third session will… Read More

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FAO hosts technical seminar on RCS and inclusive innovation approaches for family farming

In a bid to propel the role of communication for family farming into the spotlight, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is set to host the technical seminar Rural Communication Services (RCS) and Inclusive Innovation Approaches for Family Farming on 29 April 2024 at FAO Headquarters in Rome, Italy. This seminar comes as part of… Read More

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International Conference on AgroBiodiversity set on April 9-12

The Forest and Farm Producer Organizations (FFPOs) extends its invitation to the upcoming International Conference on Agrobiodiversity on 9-12 April 2024 at Pokhara, Nepal. This event aims to gather forest and farm producers all over the world to discuss and collaborate to further advance agroecological practices, agrobiodiverse planting materials and climate-smart business and finance models… Read More

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APRC37 to focus on learnings from the pandemic, environmental crises, and agrifood system transformation in Asia and the Pacific

Sri Lanka –  Government policymakers from across the Asia and Pacific gathered together for the opening of the 37th Ministerial Session of the FAO Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific (APRC37) 19-22 February, 2024. This highly anticipated event aims to discuss and come up with tangible and feasible solutions to reform the agrifood systems and… Read More

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Technical Discussion on the Future of Family Farming

In the framework of the United Nations Decade of Family Farming 2019 – 2028  (UNDFF), the Family Farming Engagement Team is pleased to invite you to join our series of discussions on “The Future of Family Farming”. The discussion about the future of family farming will bring together academics, policymakers and family farmers to reflect… Read More

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FAO, Digital Green, UPLB CDC release Participatory Video guide

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Digital Green, and the University of the Philippines Los Baños College of Development Communication (UPLB CDC) have released recently Participatory video in agrifood systems and digital environments: A practitioner’s guide. The guide presents a step-by-step process in participatory video (PV) pre-production, production, post-production and editing, and monitoring and evaluation.… Read More

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Philippine provincial broadcasters trained on agribiotech content

Radio broadcasters from Oriental Mindoro and Agusan del Norte, Philippines were trained in producing programs focused on agricultural biotechnology last 11 November 2023 in Alabang, Muntinlupa City, Philippines. The training was organized by the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), through the Bridging and Upgrading Mechanisms and Pathways for… Read More

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Breaking Barriers: Gender Equality, Water and Financial Inclusion in Agrifood Systems in Asia and the Pacific

The FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific is inviting interested partners, supporters, and women’s organizations to join their hybrid event entitled, “Breaking Barriers: Gender Equality, Water, and Financial Inclusion in Agrifood Systems in Asia and the Pacific”, on 17 October 2023 (11AM ICT). This event aligns with the celebration of the International Day… Read More

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Data journalists innovate to inform new audiences about gender inequalities in Kyrgyzstan

In Kyrgyzstan, data journalism is being harnessed as a powerful tool to improve data accessibility and use. A group of young journalists from the School of Data non-governmental organization (NGO) partnered with the popular Kloop Media produced compelling stories based on gender statistics about critical issues, such as women’s political participation, violence against women and girls,… Read More

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