FAO Exhibition 2014

Beneficiaries from NOWARA program in partnership with the Italian NGO CTM ONLUS participated to the “World Food Day 2014” under the theme “Family Farming; Feeding the world, caring for the earth “ on Wednesday 5 November, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at Hotel Ramada Plaza, Beirut – Raouche, this celebration was organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations – FAO - in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture and under the patronage of His Excellency the Minister of Agriculture Mr. Akram Chehayeb with the presence of the Italian Ambassador Mr. Giuseppe Morabito and the Italian Cooperation.

The 2014 World Food Day theme – Family Farming: “Feeding the world, caring for the earth” – has been chosen to raise the profile of family farming and smallholder farmers. It focuses world attention on the significant role of family farming in eradicating hunger and poverty, providing food security and nutrition, improving livelihoods, managing natural resources, protecting the environment, and achieving sustainable development, in particular in rural areas.

The UN General Assembly has designated 2014 “International Year of Family Farming.” This is a strong signal that the international community recognizes the important contribution of family farmers to world food security.

The Exhibitors who participated are:

  • Zaafaran Loubnan
  • Al Ared El Tayiba
  • Al Doha
  • Organica
  • Konouz Lobnan

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