President Vanthemsche in the “Rencontres Internationales Afdi"
Thursday, December 5, 2013
This international meeting, scheduled on the 14th and 15th of November, was centered around the theme of ‘family farming’, whilst also touching upon subjects such as risk evaluation and new challenges for farmers' organizations . The attendance of eighteen representatives from eleven countries resulted in a lively dialogue, co-chaired by AgriCord’s President Piet Vanthemsche. In line with the main topics of the RIA, Vanthemsche stressed the importance of an active follow-up of RFOs to develop advanced monitoring and evaluation approaches. French minister of Agriculture Stéphane Le Foll concluded the meetings by joining the last panel on Friday.