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The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in collaboration with The National Geographic Society, is organizing a discussion on “Feeding the World, Caring for the Earth – Family Farming in the 21st Century.”
The event will bring together policy makers, opinion leaders, family farmers and business executives, to explore the role of smallholder farms in the U.S. and around the world. Prof. Sanjaya Rajaram, 2014 World Food Prize Laureate, will provide the key-note speech.
The objective of the World Food Day event Feeding the World, Caring for the Earth – Family Farming in the 21st Century is to promote awareness of the significant role of family and smallholder farmers in eradicating hunger and poverty, in providing food security and nutrition, improving livelihoods, managing natural resources, protecting the environment, and achieving sustainable development, in particular in rural areas. In particular, the dialogue will:
For more information, visit FAO’s event webpage.Event Details