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Washington :: DC :: USA | 5 months ago

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It wasn't long after the North Atlantic Free Trade Agreement was signed back in 1993 that the ramifications of what that treaty implied would be felt by every independent farmer across the United States. Up until that time the

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Budapest :: Hungary | 5 months ago

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Financial and infrastructure support for small-scale family farmers is crucial to winning the fight against hunger around the world, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today, urging Governments to create polices conducive for equitable

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Szczecin :: Poland | 5 months ago

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The industrial model of corporate agriculture that is now a mainstay of modern American food production -- and a major cause of environmental pollution and widespread illness -- is spreading like a deadly virus into eastern Europe, where new

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Kampala :: Uganda | 5 months ago

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Paul Polman, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Unilever said that businesses are a part of the global food chain, and consequently must be a part of the solution to poverty reduction and malnutrition. At the annual meeting's centre-stage event, Polman

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New York City :: NY :: USA | 6 months ago

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New high yielding wheat and rice varieties responding well to high levels of fertilizer application and ample water availability significantly boosted food production. Developed under the leadership of Norman Borlaug, they helped launch the Green

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Brussels :: Belgium | 8 months ago

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Brussels "Europe's rich tradition and valuable experiences should be shared with world" FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva praised the European Union for the commitment it has shown to making the International Year of Family Farming in 2014

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New York City :: NY :: USA | 8 months ago

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After a lengthy campaign that gained the support of 360 organisations on five continents, the 66th United Nations General Assembly officially declared 2014 as the International Year of Family Farming. Civil Society programme, highlighting the need to

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Saratoga Springs :: NY :: USA | 10 months ago

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Artists, farmers, activists and eaters, we come together to recognize the crucial importance of family farmers. We take account of how far we've come and we renew our spirits for the fights ahead...Businesses sourcing from family farmers are

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Chambersburg :: PA :: USA | 11 months ago

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Can you hear the jackboots marching in the distance? Some Pennsylvania farmers sure can, as they struggle to maintain their businesses and livelihoods in the face of relentless tyranny being waged against them by the state's Department of Agriculture.

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Santa Cruz :: Bolivia | 11 months ago

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Case Studies in Eight Countries , indicates that these programmes promote school attendance and bolster the learning process. Additionally, the eight countries who took part in the study showed interest in sourcing food from family farmers to advance

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