Family Farming

Global Forum of the UN Decade of Family Farming 2019–2028

FAO and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) are co-organising the Global Forum of the UN Decade of Family Farming 2019-2028 (UNDFF), which is being held virtually from 19-22 September. It is an opportunity to hear from different actors and hold

Success stories of Teaser farmers' in Senegal

A co-produced film, “Successful Peasant in Senegal”, shows the success stories of family farmers in the Teaser farmers’ organization in Senegal. This was co-produced by Réseau des organisations paysannes et de producteurs de l’Afrique de l’Ouest (ROPPA) and SOS Faim

Strength in numbers – the power of the collective

Producer groups in Togo are successfully influencing government policy on Family Farming The old adage “there is strength in numbers” beautifully sums up why forest farmers and indigenous peoples should consider being part of a cooperative. As an individual, you

Yenkasa Africa- UNDFF Regional Awareness Campaign

A new Yenkasa Africa awareness campaign for the UNDFF has been launched by family farmers’ organizations, FAO, and communication networks and institutions. The theme of the campaign is “Family farming at the heart of sustainable food systems” and it focuses