News and Newsletters

Monday, 09 February, 2009
Farmers Dialogue in Ukraine

Sixty farmers from Southern Ukraine met from March 5th to 9th in Krynychky, 100 kms from Dnepropetrovsk, to address factors that limit agricultural production in their country.

Tuesday, 20 January, 2009
Julias Khakula

107 farmers from 13 countries met in Western Kenya for an East African Farmers’ Dialogue, to plan how to take farming beyond subsistence to feeding the continent. Presentations at the Dialogue demonstrated that Africa has the resources, both technical and human, within its borders to feed its people and lift the continent out of poverty.

Friday, 24 October, 2008

Genetic engineering, fair trade, pesticides and health, the environment and world hunger: behind our plate of food is a hidden world to think about. From 9–12 October, farmers, consumers and scientists from 11 European countries did just that, meeting in the Italian city of Castel San Pietro, near Bologna.

Monday, 13 October, 2008
Jim Wigan

A talk given by Jim Wigan, Co-ordinator of the international Farmers’ Dialogue, it gives a farmer’s perspective on feeding a world accelerating towards nine billion people. Against a background of rising food and energy prices and serious shortages, he emphasised the part that every individual can play.

Wednesday, 20 August, 2008

Finding the means and the motivation (Africa in Search of Answers from within)

Friday, 11 July, 2008

Farmers can make a difference!

Friday, 11 July, 2008
Phil Jefferys

"Farmers, their mission, their work, their difficulties & their hopes" - an opening address given by Phil Jefferys, an Australian farmer at the November 2007 International Farmers' Dialogue in France.

Friday, 11 July, 2008

A stimulating article written by Professor John Hodges

Friday, 11 July, 2008

Beyond Subsistence Farming Africa in search of Answers from within Bungoma, Kenya (postponed from 12-17 February 2008)

Friday, 11 July, 2008

Much has happened at the Farmers’ Dialogue in France over the past few days. There are many issues worthy of special comment.