Small-scale family farmers and their organizations are at the heart of sustainable food systems. In particular, family farming cooperatives are pivotal actors in many activities which food systems encompass, from production, aggregation and processing to distribution and consumption, providing key services and being often a driver of innovation. While developing profitable organizations that contribute to inclusive development, providing empowerment opportunities also for women and youth, family farming cooperatives are also committed to community wellbeing and environmental sustainability, having a positive impact over society and the planet.

VIDEO: Family Farming Cooperatives. Ensuring Inclusive and sustainable food systems