Asia

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Asian Farmers Association Annual Report 2011

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In the area of Policy Advocacy, we aimed at influencing key inter-governmental regional and international decision-making bodies on common agricultural issues affecting small farmers.

We targeted various inter-government bodies, such as ASEAN (on the frameworks on food security and climate change, as well as FTAs), FAO, IFAD, UNFCCC (on climate financing for adaptation and mitigation), and WB (on the GAFSP project).

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January 2012

Farmers’ Voices, Farmers’ Choices AFA Annual Report 2009

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AFA advance its advocacy agenda by organizing consultations and forums for its members and partners and attending regional and international gatherings.

It continued to be invited to consultations by CSOs and intergovernmental bodies. It started to receive invitations to private sector gatherings as well.

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January 2010

Lessons from Nature: A guide to Ecological Agriculture in the Tropics

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Over millions of years, nature has built up an intricate system of relationship of exchange and mutual dependence among its elements - land, water, air, forest, sunlight and living things - to create what we call the ecosystem. It is the life support system of all living things on this planet and provides not oniy the daily needs but also saves resources for future generations. But this very life support system is endangered by man's aggression against nature. In the last few decades, the aggression has reached unprecedented levels.

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May 1991