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Monthly Archives: April 2012

Closing the Gap

It was very disappointing that the Commission on Status of Women failed to deliver an outcomes document on rural women. Female farmers could feed another 150 million people if the gap was closed in access to productive resources. It is put simply by FAO in this video: http://www.fao.org/sofa/gender/en.

Next Committee on Food
Security Meeting

October 15-20, 2012 | Rome, Italy Call for Private Sector Delegates The International Agri-Food Network is looking for high level representatives of the private sector (including farmers) who can participate in the Committee on World Food Security meeting. In particular, nominations are needed for private sector experts in the areas of: Responsible agricultural investment Global […]

International Year of Family Farming

Get ready to celebrate the family farm! 2014 will be the International Year of Family Farming. It is a great chance to leverage national, international, farmer, and corporate events to mark the importance of the family farm to global food security. Start thinking about your plans and I welcome any contacts with ideas about planned […]