With the theme “Inhabiting the planet: Challenges for media, communication and beyond”, the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) 2023 will begin on 9 July 2023 at 16h30 in Lyon, France.
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The PAFO seized the opportunity of the Summit to bring the voice of African farmers to the world leaders and participants in the Summit: AfDB and African Central Banks; National political authorities; Regional and continental economic integration institutions and partners.
During the 7th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Latin America and Caribbean States (CELAC), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Director-General QU Dongyu said that Latin America and the Caribbean could be at the forefront of global food and agriculture when they step up to address increasing hunger and inequality rates in the region. FAO signed several letters of intent to pursue
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Asian Farmers’ Association for Sustainable Rural Development (AFA) once again signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) last 20 January 2023. To date, this is the third MoU forged between FAO and AFA which formalizes their continuous collaboration in advancing family farming by promoting the United Nations Decade of Family Farming (UNDFF) and contributing to the achievement of its goals and objectives. Mr. Jong-Jin Kim, Assistant Director-General
Lak and Khairabadi (2022) cited that during inevitable economic circumstances and crisis, agritourism can serve as a complementary method of income generation for rural farmers.
The Collaborative Change Communication for Rural Development (CCComDev), an initiative facilitated by the UPLB-College of Development Communication, held the International Webinar on Advancing Rural Communication Services for Family Farming on 16 December 2022, 7:00 PM Manila time, via Zoom. Co-convened by the IAMCR-Rural Communication Working Group, the webinar featured speakers and panel from the University of Guelph, University of the Philippines Los Baños, University of Reading, University of Queensland, Comunica, and FAO. CCComDev is a global platform
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR), and the Collaborative Change Communication (CCComDev) will be launching a Rural Communication Services (RCS) Award on 16 December 2022 during the CCComDev Webinar on Advancing RCS for Rural Family Farming
The findings suggest that public and private sectors’ investment in quality education will benefit rural households and the public consumers as a whole by increasing rice output in the long run and promoting continuous economic growth.
Eighteen individuals representing seven Southeast Asian countries are learning how to develop and advance inclusive, integrated, and innovative public policies for family farming at the headquarters of the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Studies and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) in Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines on 7-11 November 2022. They are participants in the regional workshop Southeast Asian Learning Framework on Inclusive, Integrated, and Innovative Public Policy Cycles for Family Farming advanced
The study shows that the majority of farmers require information on crop production, seed availability, and fertilizer availability. This set of information allows farmers to take on the right action plan to maximize all of their available resources.