IYFF-2014 and Decade of Family Farming 2019-2028

The WRF led the campaign for the declaration of the International Year of Family Farming IYFF-2014 by the United Nations (A / RES / 66/222), together with more than 360 organizations from the five continents. During the celebration of the IYFF-2014, it coordinated the efforts of Civil Society Organizations.

IYFF
2014
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The IYFF-2014 process now has continuity through the Decade of Family Farming 2019-2028 (A / RES / 72/239), unanimously declared by the General Assembly of the United Nations, after a year and a half of campaign led by the World Rural Forum, in collaboration with hundreds of organizations, associations, international organizations and governments.

Decade
2019-2028

The Decade of Family Farming 2019-2028 opens a great opportunity to improve the situation of Family Farming at global and all levels.

More information: www.familyfarmingcampaign.org

Board of Directors
  • President: Jose Mari Zeberio Begiristain, Fundación Cándido Iturriaga y María Dañobeitia (FCI).
  • Vice-President and Treasurer: Martín Uriarte Zugazabeitia, Federación de Cooperativas Agro-alimentarias de Euskadi(FCAE).
  • Secretary: Natividad Urarte, ABERE S.COOP.
  • Member: Lyam Darjee, Asociación de Agricultores/as de Asia (AFA).
  • Member: Alberto Broch, Confederación de Organizaciones de Productores Familiares del MERCOSUR (COPROFAM).
  • Member: Jone Fernández Landa, HAZI.
  • Member: Joseph Tortosa Peiró, Red Española de Desarrollo Rural (REDR).
  • Member: Xabier Iraola Agirrezabala, ENBA.
  • Member: Jokin Gorriti Gonzalez, LABORAL KUTXA.
  • Member: Francis Ngang, INADES FORMATION INTERNATIONAL.
Secretariat

The WRF has a Secretariat formed by a multidisciplinary team and with offices in several continents. The Secretariat headquarters are located in the Basque Country, Spain. To contact the WRF Secretariat, please click here.