Advancing Rural Communication
In late July, we launched the Voice for Family Farmers campaign to celebrate the UN Decade of Family Farming. This radio campaign aims to raise awareness about the decade, the importance of family farmers, and their needs, particularly during this time of crisis. As part of this campaign, we designed a series of radio spots and a backgrounder with important information. See all the campaign materials here. This campaign was
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) developed this survey to help monitor and assess the situation of family farmers and small-scale producers at global level. The survey will be open from 13 October 2020 until 30 November 2020 and will take place again in a few more months. We plan to continue monitoring the situation of family farmers on a constant basis for many years to
In the Spotlight
Global Call for Solidarity Action This October 16th, the International Day of Action for Peoples’ Food Sovereignty and against Transnational corporations, La Via Campesina insists that it is #TimeToTransform our society with food sovereignty and peasant agroecology. We are what we eat. Having healthy food is a basic human right. It is important to insist today, that the peasant way of producing food, in harmony with nature, is not just an act to reclaim
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