News and Newsletters

Friday, 20 November, 2015
rencontre farmers dialogue mayotte

News of the launch of the international meeting of the International Farmers' Dialogue on 12 November 2015 in Mayotte. The presence of foreign farmers led one journalist to state that it was perhaps the first international meeting that has taken place on the island.

Saturday, 07 November, 2015
logo journal de mayotte

On 28 October, the online newspaper, JDM (Journal de Mayotte), echoed the work of the Farmers Dialogue in Mayotte: 'After the success of the agricultural fair in 2011, Mayotte will once again move to the rhythm of the countryside. From 13 to 15 November, an agricultural exhibition will be held in Mtsapere, alongside an international conference organised by the NGO Farmers’ Dialogue.'

Friday, 30 October, 2015
marche local roumanie posesti

Visiting the Romanian region of Transylvania in August 2015, farmers and agricultural officials from Mauges, western France, exchanged and explored ways of developing rural production and associated projects.

Tuesday, 16 December, 2014
Farmers Dialogue 2014 in India

The International Farmers’ Dialogue was officially opened on Thursday 4 December. Where do the farmers get their motivation from, when faced by so many difficulties, and in order to fulfil their task to feed the world?

Tuesday, 09 December, 2014

Buchman, Initiator of IofC said "There is enough for everyone's need but not for everyone's greed, if we shared enough and cared enough everyone would have enough" Welcoming the delegates on behalf of Asia Plateau the director Dr.Ravindra Rao said, IofC inspires people to "Care enough and Share enough"

Tuesday, 18 March, 2014
The Future of Farming (cropped)

Jim Wigan reviews 'The Future of Farming - The rise of the Rural Entrepreneur' by Edwin Van Raalte and Marjan Van Riel, which gives a realistic picture of today’s farming world and offers a thought-out way to feed everyone.

Friday, 31 January, 2014
Shailendra Mahato

It is with deep sadness to hear that Shailendra Mahato has passed away on 18 January, 2014. Some of his friends and colleagues were aware that Shailendra was receiving medical treatment for renal failure but it was still unexpected to hear of his sudden death due to a stroke and heart failure.

Friday, 29 November, 2013
The international Farmers' gathering in Bukavu, DR Congo

The Governor of South Kivu DR Congo came to speak and bring to a close the International Farmers’ Dialogue in Bukavu 18 - 21 November.

Tuesday, 19 November, 2013
Volodia Krutko and Claude Bourdin with Ukrainian farmers and Mykhaylyna Skoryk, the organizer

The international Farmers' gathering started on the morning of 18 November in Bukavu (South Kivu in DR Congo) with 80 participants coming from 10 countries.

Wednesday, 17 July, 2013
A grassroots agricultural revolution is – almost unnoticed by the outside world – spreading across West Africa's Sahel desert (Photo: African re greening initiatives

Geoffrey Lean writes in The Telegraph newspaper on 12 July about a revolution of encouraging 'weeds’ to grow in desert areas that is helping prevent land degradation and allowing crops to thrive.