VNFU participates in the 8th General Assembly of World Famers’ Organization
15:49 - 04/06/2018
From May 28the to May 31st, 2018, Vietnam Farmers’ Union’s delegation headed by Mrs. Nguyen Hong Ly, Vice-Chairwoman attended the General Assembly of World Farmers’ Organization in Moscow, Russia.   
The delegates attended the 8th General Assembly of WFO

The General Assembly of WFO took place at Congress Hall of the Government of Moscow, Russia. The General Assembly was hosted by Russia.

The theme of this year General Assembly was “Towards a Farmers driven climate change agenda”  with a view to promote the central role of farmers and their organizations in the development of a sustainable future for all.

Attending and speaking at the General Assembly were nearly 200 representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia; Russian Federation of Farmers and Cooperatives; representatives of United Nations organizations; international organizations and more than 70 farmer organizations.
 
Mrs. Nguyen Hong Ly, Vice-Chairwoman of VNFU gave a souvenir to the President of World Farmers’ Organization

Thematic discussions the important role played by farmers in achieving global food security; adapting to and mitigating climate change; fostering innovation, promoting gender equity and generation renewal in agriculture; as well as, the importance of a fair access to the value chain and trade for the farmers.
 
The General Assembly was held in 4 days, delegates also visited and shared their experiences at the farms and cooperatives in Moscow.
 
Minh Hue (International Cooperation Department)
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