Organic Agriculture for Family Farming

IFOAM recognizes the essential role of family farming and smallholders in food production and sustainable rural economies. IFOAM advocate for adoption of organic agriculture in family farming as this sustainable approach is based on scientific discipline of agroecology that is proven effective in achieving ecological, agronomic and socio-economic intensification for smallholder farming.

IFOAM calls for improved local, national and international policies to promote sustainable organic family and smallholder systems and businesses.

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The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Farmers Forum is an on-going dialogue between IFAD, small farmers’ and rural producers’ organizations, governments, focused on agricultural and rural development and poverty reduction. The Forum meets every two years for a global...