The European Commission has launched an on-line consultation on the role of family farming with a view to identifying key challenges and priorities for the future.
All citizens, organisations and public authorities in the European Union and beyond who are interested in the topic of family farming are welcome to contribute to this consultation which will be open till 11 October 2013.
This consultation seeks contributions towards the European conference "Family farming: A dialogue towards more sustainable and resilient farming in Europe and the world" scheduled for 29 November 2013.
This conference will look at the role of family farming, some of their key challenges, as well as priorities for the future. This is being held in the context of the UN's declaration of 2014 as the International Year of Family Farming.