We are pleased to invite you to the launch of the “Family Farming at the heart of Sustainable food systems in Africa” a UNDFF awareness campaign 2021.
As part of its contribution to the UN Decade of Family Farming (UNDFF), Yenkasa Africa, a regional communication initiative promoted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Farm Radio International (FRI), AMARC and farmer organizations (among which La Via Campesina, PAFO, ROPPA, PROPAC) conducts a communication campaign addressed to family farmers and the general public to raise awareness on the UNDFF and the central role of family farming in achieving food security and the 2030 Agenda.
The main theme of the campaign is “Family farming at the heart of sustainable food systems” and focuses on three key aspects: progress in the implementation of the UNDFF in Africa; policy dialogues and parliamentarian initiatives in the region; and experiences of farmers organizations and projects in the field of family farming contributing to sustainable food systems.
The campaign includes a package of multimedia material materials including tweeter cards, fact sheets, interest stories and radio programmes available in the Yenkasa Africa website and is deployed at the regional level as well as in the following countries: Tanzania, Kenya, Ghana, Zambia, Togo, Sierra Leone, Gambia, Madagascar targeting both the family farmers and the general public.
The event is jointly organized in the context of Yenkasa Africa by FAO ComDev team, FAORAF and Farm Radio International (FRI).
Launch of the UNDFF Regional Awareness Campaign 2021
Family farming at the heart of sustainable food systems in Africa
21 July 2021
2pm – 3pm (Rome Time)
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14:00 – 14:05 Opening remarks
14:05 – 14:15 Welcome remarks
14:15 – 14:25 Campaign Overview
14:25 – 14:40 Presentation of campaign packages
14:40 – 14:55 Questions
14:55 – 15:00 Closing remarks