Because IPCC

The graphic novel ‘Because IPCC’ was created by a group of volunteers. It portrays a futuristic world where the threat of climate change no longer exists, in large part due to the work of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). It highlights the history and function of the IPCC, the roles of various individuals within the IPCC, and the scientific process of research. It is a great resource for

West African rural youth's views on family farming

The basic option made, was to give a voice to young people in seven West African countries around their perception of family farming and life in the rural world and to confront it with that of farmers who could be their parents. This research is based on these «words». It highlights the gap between what young people say and what adults say: this gap strongly reveals a lack of communication

Global Summit Dialogue with Farmers, Fishers, Pastoralists and Other Producers

Global Summit Dialogue with Farmers, Fishers, Pastoralists and Other Producers The UN Food Systems Summit Global Summit Dialogue with Farmers, Fishers, Pastoralists and Other Producersis co-convened by Dr. Agnes Kalibata, UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy to the Food Systems Summit, together with the World Farmers’ Organisation (WFO), Pan-African Farmers’ Organization (PAFO), Southern African Confederation of Agricultural Unions (SACAU), Asian Farmers’ Association for Sustainable Rural Development (AFA), and Bharat Krishak Samaj (Farmers’ Forum India). Curated by Dr.

ROPPA INFO N ° 9 focuses on the United Nations Decade for Family Farming (UNDFF)

For the president of ROPPA, Mr Ibrahima COULIBALY, “Family Farming needs more support, more investment and more modernization of its procedures.  If this is taken into account, it will be an opportunity for everyone and for all countries of the world for stability in the world, for prosperity in the world.  The more people there are who live with dignity, the more stable the world will be, the less we

Positioning of African Farmers Organizations in the context of the AFCFTA

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement was signed by 44 African Union Member States at the historic summit of the African Union (AU) held in Kigali in March 2018. Thereafter, the number of signatories rapidly increased to 54 of the 55 AU Member States, representing a remarkable degree of consensus across the continent. Since then, ratification by 24 AU Member States resulted in the Agreement entering into force

Agroecology Achieves Food Security Series

La Via Campesina has launched The Agroecology Achieves Food Sovereignty Series (AE for FS). This series includes interviews with African leaders of social movements and is part of the Pollinations initiative. The launch of coincides with the International Day of Struggle against Agro-toxics (3 December). Episode 1 is called “Peasant talks for Food Sovereignty” and was made possible through a collaboration between LVC Africa, AFSA, GRAIN, and GAIA Foundation.–ZcKYsnyhqB0zqHkYvUbO_2TfVvolK7v_fdXtz2G8bU

Impact of Covid-19 on African Farmers

PAFO has released a report on challenges faced by the Farmers and responses already in place or recommended. The study presents an inventory and assesses the effects of the health crisis on the agricultural sector in Africa, with a particular focus on Family Farms and food supply chains. The continental study report highlights (brings into attention) the extent of the Covid-19 impact on the African farmers and calls upon the