What: VI GLOBAL CONFERENCE ON FAMILY FARMING
When: 25 - 30 March 2019
Where: Bilbao, Spain
Adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations on 20 December 2017, the UN Decade for Family Farming 2019-2028 will serve as a framework for countries to develop public policies and investments to strengthen the position of family farming in economic, environmental and social policy-making process, so contributing to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.
Within this context, the World Rural Forum (WRF) is organising its VI Global Conference on Family Farming entitled: "A Decade to improve the lives of Family Farmers".
The meeting will bring together representatives from Farmers' Organisations, Civil Society Organisations, Governments, International Organisations, Research Centres and Cooperatives from all over the world.
The VI Global Conference on Family Farming will be a preparatory event of the launching of the Decade, to be held in Rome at the end of May.