Social media round-up: World Food Day celebrates co-ops

On 16 October World Food Day celebrated Agricultural Co-operatives and described them as 'the key to feeding the world'.

On 16 October World Food Day celebrated Agricultural Co-operatives and described them as 'the key to feeding the world'. 

Social Media round-up: World Food Day celebrates Co-ops

On 16 October World Food Day celebrated Agricultural Co-operatives and described them as ‘the key to feeding the world’.

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The FAO made videos, pictures and shared stories about how co-ops are key to feeding the world. 
World Food Day 2012 celebrates agricultural cooperatives & their key role in feeding the world. Video: http://bit.ly/PWtuHx #WFD2012FAO Media Centre
All you need to know about the World Food Day 2012 theme "Agri cooperatives, key to feeding the world" – http://bit.ly/VO5ihx #WFD2012World Food Day
Time to celebrate World Food Day & the ways agricultural #coops are the key to feeding the world #wfd2012 #coopweek2012 http://pic.twitter.com/OQEcCiXZCoopsCanada
Co-operatives and other organisations shared their own facts and stories. 
World Food Day 2012 focuses on agricultural cooperatives http://pic.twitter.com/4LPmhOVqKamal Faridi
Can Cooperatives help improve food security and contribute to the eradication of hunger? #yv4ssfAbodunrin Adeola A.
Today is World Food Day, we can END hunger. Agricultural cooperatives will be key to feeding the world. #wfd2012 @HeiferCindy Jones-Nyland
Cooperatives not a model from the past, rather a way for countries to provide their ppl w #foodsecurity – Staffan de Mistura #WFD2012Online Trainers
#Coops fundamentally change the system of power. – Amanda White of Divine Chocolate – Farmers own 40% of @DivineChocUSA #WorldFoodDayNCBA
Today is World Food Day! Support your local Agricultural Co-ops to help bring self-sustained communities to light! http://pic.twitter.com/RhPy7givGraham Breitenstein
Today coops produce around 50% of globol agricultural output #IFAD @knwanze #WFD2012World Food Day
#WorldFoodDay celebrates #cooperatives like our own @LandOLakesInc for their democratic structure that puts power in the hands of farmers.Land O’Lakes IDD
Catholic Church always supported coops. Their activity is not only economic, they contribute to moral & social growth. Msg of Pope #WFD2012World Food Day
World Food Day today with a focus on cooperatives! Did you know that 75% of our producer organizations are small farmer cooperatives?Fairtrade Africa
Happy World Food Day Fishers! "Agricultural Cooperatives – Key to feeding the world" #StopHunger http://pic.twitter.com/LyzM5sVyManhattanFishMarket
Happy World Food Day folks – celebrating Ag Co-Ops as the solution to world hunger & poverty đŸ˜€ http://pic.twitter.com/QueaEBmXFood Connect
All hail farmers’ co-ops for helping to improve food security & eradicate hunger! Let’s join World Food Day today to pay them an ovation.OpenRice Malaysia
World Food Day today celebrating agricultural co-ops. Collaborate, cooperate, care. Eat with awareness today.Clare Devereux
Today is #WFD2012 This cool infographic shows how coops are key to feeding the world #WorldFoodDay http://pic.twitter.com/cNos6cGxACDI/VOCA
1billion people belong to coops in ~ 100 countries- help farmers get fair price for goods & consumers pay a fair price too #worldfooddayJill Hopkinson

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