Zane Andrei Cortez

FAO Director-General Qu Dongyu calls for collaborative action against hunger and inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean

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

Food and Agriculture Organization and Asian Farmers’ Association for Sustainable Rural Development sign Memorandum of Understanding

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

CCComDev holds Webinar on Advancing Rural Communication Services for Family Farming

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

FAO RAP, SEARCA conduct Public Policy Cycles for Family Farming

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