It has been said repeatedly that we have the means to eliminate hunger and malnutrition. What
is needed is the establishment of an enabling environment that allows small producers to take
full advantage of available opportunities. Strong cooperatives and producer organizations are
an essential part of that.

Director-General of FAO, José Graziano da Silva, as part of his message for World Food Day, being celebrated around the world today.

“Agricultural Cooperatives: Key to feeding the world” is this year’s theme. Small farmers can offer a solution to the world’s biggest food problems, and Fairtrade’s producers have a big role to play! Find out more here.