Family farming vital for resilient, food-secure future

Jay Owen Sustainability News

Family farming vital for resilient, food-secure future Italian Finance Minister Saccomanni and Unilever CEO Polman to attend IFAD Governing Council Rome, 17 February 2014 – As the international delegates from its 172 farmers for the future we want” in recognition of this year’s United Nations International Year of Family Farming (IYFF). …

MONEY SENT HOME BY MIGRANT WORKERS COULD BOOST RURAL ECONOMIES, UN SAYS

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

MONEY SENT HOME BY MIGRANT WORKERS COULD BOOST RURAL ECONOMIES, UN SAYS New York, Jun 28 2013  2:00PM Remittances — the money sent by migrants to theirhome countries — could generate $30 billion annually for investment inrural areas if initiatives were scaled up, according to the United Nationsagency that works to …

Un And United States Launch Plan Tap Emigrants’ Resources To Boost

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UN AND UNITED STATES LAUNCH PLAN TAP EMIGRANTS’ RESOURCES TO BOOST AGRICULTURE New York, May 17 2011 6:05PM The United Nations entity tasked with supporting rural development and the United States State Department today launched an <“http://www.ifad.org/media/press/2011/35.htm“>initiative to help tap the resources of emigrant communities for investment in agriculture in …