Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Year of Family Farming

Home-grown solutions are cheap and effective: Children in Namibia eat a meal made from products sourced from their field
The UN declared 2014 the International Year of Family Farming. The goal of the campaign is to place family farming at the centre of agricultural, environmental and social policies in the national agendas worldwide.
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Click here to see the various activities The FAO (Farm and Agriculture Organization) has planned.
This new approach may have been influenced by the impressive results achieved by Rwanda using "home-grown solutions". Click here to learn more.
As both obesity and starvation plague our planet, FoodTank is working to develop new strategies to address these issues in todays changing world. Click here to watch the video.