Second global meeting of the Farmers' Forum
11 - 12 February 2008
The second global meeting of the Farmers' Forum took place on 11 and 12 February 2008 in conjunction with the Thirty-first session of IFAD's Governing Council. The Forum brought together about 80 farmers' leaders from around the world.
During these days the Forum:
- reviewed progress achieved in enhancing collaboration between IFAD and farmers' and rural producers' organizations
- discussed IFAD strategic and policy documents
- shared positions on the following three critical issues for the future of smallholder family agriculture: access to natural resources, climate change, policy making and policy influence
Palazzo dei Congressi, Rome, Italy