Farmers congratulate climate leader on new World Farmers’ Organisation appointment

Farmers for Climate Action

Friday, 21 June, 2024. Farmers for Climate Action congratulates former National Farmers’ Federation President Fiona Simson on being elected vice-president of the World Farmers’ Organisation.

Farmers for Climate Action CEO Natalie Collard said Farmers for Climate Action and its 8200 farmer members were thrilled at the appointment.

“Fiona Simson has been an effective leader for farmers and for the climate,” Ms Collard said.

“Fiona Simson led the National Farmers’ Federation to the net zero 2050 climate policy. She is valued by the farming community for advocating for Australian agriculture and the climate farmers rely on in a balanced and sensible way.

“This appointment creates the opportunity to demonstrate to the world that Australian agriculture is rich with climate champions.

“Farmers are facing more droughts, fires and floods because of climate change, and we’re glad Fiona Simson’s responsible, measured advocacy style will be seen on the world stage.”

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