Farming First spokespeople are available for interviews and briefings with policymakers and members of the media.

Media requests can be sent to:   

Liz Sharma, Communications Manager:

Farming First encourages media and other organisations to freely use the materials it produces as long as these are credited and linked back (when online) to Farming First. If needed, download the Farming First logo (high-resolution JPG file.)

Farming First welcomes guest contributions to its blog, typically from within our supporter base or by invitation to experts in the fields in which we work. If you intend to submit a blog for consideration, please read our blogging guidelines for guest contributors.

News Archive — Farming First’s recent press releases are available here:

PRESS RELEASE: Rio+20: Investing in farmers as stewards of food security and catalysts for rural development in the green economy (25 June 2012)
PRESS RELEASE: Farming First calls for G8 leaders to live up to food and nutrition commitments (17 May 2012)
PRESS RELEASE: Farming First dinner on food security at ICAFS conference (Singapore, 10 August 2011)
PRESS RELEASE: Infographic launched prior to G8 summit (23 May 2011)
PRESS RELEASE: Outcomes of COP-16 (Cancun, Mexico; 11 December 2010)
PRESS RELEASE: Agriculture Day at COP-16 (Cancun, Mexico; 6 December 2010)
STATEMENT: Outcomes from the Hague (15 November 2010)
PRESS RELEASE: G8/G20 Summit Review (28 June 2010)
PRESS RELEASE: G8/G20 Summit in Canada (25 June 2010)
PRESS RELEASE: International Day of Biological Diversity (22 May 2010)
PRESS RELEASE: COP-15 Climate Negotiations (Copenhagen, Denmark; 15 December 2009)
OPEN LETTER: 2009 G8 Summit (8 July 2009)
PRESS RELEASE: G8 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (26 June 2009)

Since its launch, Farming First has been interviewed by many of the world’s leading news publications.  Below are some examples of recent coverage featuring Farming First and our supporter organisations.  You can also view a series of Farming First-related video content, including interviews with our spokespeople, conference proceedings, and interviews with other leaders from various agriculture-related sectors.

Just click on the logo of any of the publications below to read example coverage from these publications featuring Farming First:

guardian    ft    reuters

forbes       cnbc_africa1       bbc2

europeanvoice       alertnet_logo

Picture 7  Huffington-Post-Logo   bbc_focus-on-africa-logo     VOA_Logo

DowJones            bloomberg_logo

SciDevNet_logo_landscape_RGB1    Wall-Street-Journal-logo     All-Africa-logo

farmersguardian     chinadialogue1     justmeans

pj-logo      newagriculturalist