GFAR Update - Special Issue

Steering Committee members begin mobilizing their networks to action

GFAR Talks: Empowering Farmers at the Center of Innovation through Participation in Research


In this episode of GFAR Talks, we will examine how agricultural research can and must become a participatory process

Important Regulations in Support of Family Farming Approved by National Committees

The National Committees for Family Farming in Indonesia and Colombia have promoted processes of political dialogue be

GFAR themes 2013: Research in society

IITA: Data Analyst


The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) invites applications for the internationally recruited position of Data Analyst to operate under the Consortium for Improving Agriculture-based Livelihoods in Central Africa (

SDC Calls for Proposals

The Global Programme Food Security of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation has opened the following two Calls for Proposal:

SDC is looking for innovations in city region food systems that can reach millions of people living in poverty.


SDC wants to promote ecologically sustainable water management for food security and nutrition in agriculture and food systems.

All the necessary information regarding the calls is available in the following documents:

FAO e-Learning Courses

All FAO courses are designed for self-paced learning, and offered free of charge.

A mixture of rich content, targeted learning strategies, dynamic screens, interactive tests, exercises with reinforcement feedback and illustrative case studies make often complex topics accessible to novice learners while meeting the needs of experienced professionals wishing to update their skills. All courses are modular and suited to "just in time" learning. You can take a specific lesson whenever you need or access comprehensive courses, at your own pace and according to your schedule.

Global implications of the European Food System; A food systems approach


The EU is a major player in the world market for agricultural products, both dependent on commodity imports from many

Closing the webinar series on Farmers’ access to data


As part of our work on farmers’ rights to data and following up on the face-to-face course on Farmers’ Access to Data