Call for articles: Family farmers in living landscapes

farming mattersFarming matters magazineĀ are looking for stories about the relation between forests, sustainable farming and resilient landscapes, and about the connection between your landscape (or territory), local culture and the regional economy. Send your articles on the struggles to defend these landscapes from the threats of large-scale industries, mining companies and other forces.

What governance mechanisms and policies are needed to ensure that the rights of rural communities are respected? Can win-win arrangements be reached with other landscape users, allowing local communities to strengthen their agroecological production systems? What future do rural communities envisage for themselves and their landscapes?

Articles for the September 2014 issue of Farming Matters should be sent to the editors before June 1st, 2014. E-mail: