Family Farming

Voices of GFAR: Providing Better Extension Services for Family Farmers

A sound agricultural innovation system requires a combination of diverse extension service schemes that mobilize a variety of methods to educate smallholders.

The Japan Family Farmers Movement is Making Strides

NOUMINREN, or the Japan Family Farmers Movement, is a grassroots political movement intent on strengthening Japan’s foundation of family farmers.

Six Key Recommendations for Family Farming in North America

This April representatives from 35 organizations around the world gathered in Québec City to participate in the Dialogue on Family Farming in North America.

Chicago Council: “We Can’t Talk About Climate Change Without Talking About Family Farmers”

“Climate-Smart Food Security” panel addressed the role of family farmers in mitigating the effects of climate change.

28 Countries and One Common Agricultural Policy: European Family Farmers and Agricultural Reform

The European Union marks the International Year of Family Farming with a major reform to Common Agricultural Policy.

Celebrating Mothers Who Invest in Their Children and the Land

This May, let’s honor the investment that mothers throughout Rwanda—-and the rest of Africa—-are making in their children and in their land.

IYFF: The National Family Farm Coalition Champions Family Farmers

The National Family Farm Coalition works to support U.S. family farms and healthy, sustainable food production.

New Partnership Advocates Closing the Gender Gap and Increasing Youth Participation in Agriculture

Food Tank and The Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR) announce they will be collaborating during the International Year of Family Farming (IYFF).

A YOUng FARMer’s vision

Three young farmers stories are highlighted in A YOUng FARMer’s vision.

NEW REPORT: Food Tank By The Numbers: Family Farming

Food Tank highlights new research showing how family farms, can nourish the world while protecting the environment in a new report, Food Tank by the Numbers.