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global launch of the un decade of family farming 2019-2028
27/05/2019 - 29/05/2019
background on 20 december 2017, the united nations general assembly unanimously adopted resolution (a/res/72/239), by which it declared 2019-2028 to be the decade of family farming (decade). fao and ifad actively supported the campaign leading to the resolution and have been called upon by the general assembly to co-lead the implementation...
international symposium on agricultural innovation for family farmers: unlocking the potential of agricultural innovation to achieve the sustainable development goals
21/11/2018 - 23/11/2018
the fao international symposium on agricultural innovation for family farmers: unlocking the potential of agricultural innovation to achieve the sustainable development goals is a direct and firm response to fao member countries’ enthusiastic encouragement for the organization to play a strong catalytic and supporting role to empower and family farmers...
cfs 45 - committee on world food security
15/10/2018 - 19/10/2018
the committee on world food security (cfs) is the foremost inclusive international and intergovernmental platform for all stakeholders to work together to ensure food security and nutrition for all. using a multi-stakeholder, inclusive approach, cfs develops and endorses policy recommendations and guidance on a wide range of food security and...
the first regional ssc project on control of the spread of cross-border animal diseases in the greater mekong subregion launched under the fao-china ssc programme
03/07/2018 - 03/07/2018
the food and agriculture organization of the united nations (fao) has established a multilateral collaboration with the government of the people’s republic of china and five other countries in southeast asia to control the spread of trans-boundary animal diseases (tads). the fao-china south-south cooperation (ssc) regional project on transboundary animal...
international symposium on agroecology: scaling up agroecology to achieve the sustainable development goals (sdgs)
03/04/2018 - 05/04/2018
in 2014, the 1st international symposium on agroecology for food security and nutrition provided an opportunity to share experiences and build the evidence base on agroecology, as well as reaching a consensus on the priorities for achieving more sustainable food systems through agroecology. it also endorsed fao’s role in supporting...