Port-au-Prince, 9 June 2017. The National Seminar "Communication Services for Resilient Family Farming in Haiti" and the National Workshop "Communication services for Resilient Family Farming and Rural Development" was held in Haiti from the 31st May to the 2nd June 2017. The Ministries of Agriculture (MARNDR) and Environment (MDE), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Sosyete Animasyon ak Kominikasyon Sosyal (SAKS), promoted the two activities, with the financial support of the World Association of Community Radios (AMARC) and the Global Environment Facility (GEF) in the frame of FAO regional initiatives: "Family farming and inclusive food systems for sustainable rural development" and "Sustainable use of natural resources, adaptation to change Climate change and risk and disaster management ".
Friday, May 26, the World Association of Community Radios - AMARC and Observacom will be received in audience at the 162nd session of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights - IACHR. The situation of freedom of expression and community radios in the Southern Cone is the main issue of the report made by AMARC, represented by Dr. Damián Loreti, from the Legal Program and International Vice President of AMARC.