Small-scale farmers in rural areas positively contribute to the nutrition and health status of the world’s population as they play a huge part in the food production process. However, studies show that some rural segments in different regions are underdeveloped and facing significant challenges because of poor investments on rural development.
Crop science for family farms certainly help the poor gain from globalization. The increase in high-employment farms and crops will promote additional employment, increased productivity, increased food output, and income growth from small-scale family farmers.
The UN Decade of Family Farming 2019-2028 (UNDFF) will host its first Global Forum on 19-22 September 2022, three years after its implementation.
The FAO Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean has announced a call for proposals for the Sessions of Experience and Knowledge Exchange on Family Farming as part of their Regional Technical Platform.
Everyone is invited to attend the UNDFF Global Forum on Inclusive Rural Communication Services for Family Farming happening on 11 July 2022, 12:00-3:00PM CET. The discussion aims to showcase current trends, approaches, experiences and lessons learned related to RCS for Family Farming, and to define criteria, opportunities and priorities for mainstreaming RCS in family farming National Action Plans, policies, and programs and agree on mechanisms to foster collaboration and knowledge sharing
Within the context of the UN Decade on Family Farming (UNDFF), FAO and the regional Communication for Development initiative YenKasa Africa have joined forces to promote inclusive Rural Communication Services (RCS) in Africa as part of family farming policies and programmes; and to strengthen participatory communication capacities among farmers’ organizations and rural institutions. YenKasa Africa initiative and FAO invite you on 30 June 2022 to the virtual Regional Forum on
The Regional Forum on Advancing Rural Communication Services (RCS) for Family Farming in Asia and the Pacific will be held on 28 June 2022, 5:30 pm, via Zoom.