Dear partners and colleagues,
As you may know, FAO is organizing the 2nd International Symposium on Agroecology (more information here).
Agroecology depends on the co-creation of local capacities and knowledge - often building on traditional knowledge - that works with complex systems under changing environmental, social and economic conditions.
Farming First is planning a campaign for March 2018 that will focus on the empowerment of rural women, showcasing stories of success from women who have managed to bridge the gender gap in agriculture.
Farming First is seeking videos on agroecology to be shared with FAO ahead of the 2nd International Symposium on Agroecology. To contribute to the symposium, FAO is interested in collecting and sharing video material on any topic on agroecology, and especially related to the following ones:
The Global Forum for Agricultural Research is planning its next GFAR Medium Term Plan 2018-2021. In line with GFAR's role as a multi-stakeholder global forum on agricultural research, the emphasis of the Plan will be on working together through multi-stakeholder collectives to transform the lives of resource-poor farmers and consumers in agricultural and food systems that deliver on the Sustainable Development Goals.