13-01-2014 12:40 PM | Australia

Family farming vital to ensure world food security

Preserving family farming is the best way to ensure the world's food security, according to Jose Osaba from the World Rural Forum.

In 2008, the United Nations recognised the importance of family farming and has since declared 2014 the International Year of Family Farming.

The World Rural Forum is co-ordinating events and government functions to try and strengthen the role and importance of family farming over the coming 12 months.
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