Roberto Ugas is an agronomist and lecturer at the Programa de Hortalizas, Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina, Lima, Peru. Roberto is also Vice President of the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements 2008-2011. He participates in the debate on the future of organic farming|: he believes the organic agriculture movement should take socio-economic and cultural dimensions of family farming into account, besides environmental and safety concerns.
With the World Food Summit in Rome in November and the Conference on Climate Change in Copenhagen in early December 2009, climate change and hunger are once again hot topics. Agriculture is at the heart of both. Official delegations, civil society...read more