What is Solutions From the Land?
Solutions from the Land (SfL) is leading an agricultural renaissance through which innovative and entrepreneurial farmers, ranchers and foresters produce nutritious food, feed, fiber, clean energy, healthy ecosystems, quality livelihoods and strong rural economies. When you partner with Solutions from the Land, you provide leadership in solving global challenges like climate change and shaping the future of agriculture and forestry at home and around the world. Join us in advancing the multiple outcomes that successful agriculture and forestry can deliver!
The 21st Century Agriculture Renaissance: Solutions from the Land report gives a land steward perspective on how transformational, systemic change can meet mega-challenges faced worldwide. As farmers and other land managers, together we call for an agricultural renaissance and outline what we need to deliver high value solutions that will improve rural livelihoods and the planet.
To help ensure that farmer and rancher experiences, insight and recommendations are elevated in the discussions leading up to a UN Food Systems Summit (FSS) this fall, Solutions from the Land (SfL) and a group of collaborating agricultural organizations are holding a dialogue April 6.
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In its ongoing effort to ensure that the voice of U.S. farmers, ranchers and forestland owners is being heard in food system discussions that are continuously taking place on the world stage, Solutions from the Land (SfL) and a group of collaborating agricultural organizations this week held a “dialogue” for producers, who shared their experiences, insight and recommendations in anticipation UN Food Systems Summit (FSS) expected to be held this fall. Those who actually work the land and forests have been woefully underrepresented in the global negotiations, a shortfall that SfL has been working to overcome. Perhaps the clearest and most-important result of the dialogue was evidence that the farmer voice is essential in development of food and agriculture policy. Food-system success is inseparable from farmer success. Farmers make the investments and bear the risks of each year’s production. They are directly responsible for food products and are often the ones affected by hunger and malnutrition worldwide. These points lead to a singular conclusion: farmer success equals food system success. (Read more…)