Displaying items by tag: food and climate
CIDSE will host an international workshop on 19-21 September in Brussels
Hilal Elver, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, writes about the need for a true paradigm shift when addressing global challenges such as food security in the context of climate change. She warns of the dangers that lie behind the concept of "Climate-Smart Agriculture".
CIDSE Highlights No.18, September-October 2014
The fight against hunger needs strong local and regional food systems, not 'climate-smart agriculture'
Today the UN Climate Summit in New York called by the Secretary General Ban Ki-moon sees the launch of a flawed and risky initiative: the Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture.
As we find ourselves nearing the mid-way point of this year’s Lenten period, are you satisfied that you’re doing your bit to contribute to a food-secure future for all? Why not bolster your commitments by signing up to a new online pledge launched by the Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance (EAA) to reduce food consumption and take concrete actions against food waste throughout Lent and beyond?
Struggling to convince policy makers as to what agroecology’s all about and how it can be of real and long-lasting benefit to smallholder farmers and to the environment? A handy new online tool from the Partners for the Land & Agricultural Needs of Traditional Peoples (PLANT) may be able to help.
On Human Rights Day, CIDSE reminds world leaders why the Right to Food and climate justice go hand in hand on the pathway to sustainable development
Sarah Fayolle sur pourquoi il faut garder la foi dans les négociations internationales sur le climat.
Garantir le droit à l’alimentation dans un monde de contraintes climatiques ? Face à ce défi, le lancement d’un nouveau programme de travail sur l’agriculture, en débat depuis Durban, pourrait ouvrir la porte à plusieurs « fausses solutions ».