Displaying items by tag: food governance

Climate and Agriculture: Harvesting people’s solutions for sustainable food systems

Wednesday, 14 September 2016 07:34

CIDSE will host an international workshop on 19-21 September in Brussels

Published in Food and climate

CIDSE signed Civil Society statement related to the FAO Symposium on Biotechnology

Tuesday, 16 February 2016 14:16

CIDSE joined the representatives of peasant and other Civil Society organizations expressing concern  about the FAO International Symposium on “The Role of Agricultural Biotechnologies in Sustainable Food Systems and Nutrition”, held at FAO headquarters in Rome on 15-17 February 2016.

Published in Just food

The right to adequate food and nutrition and the situation of human rights defenders in Guatemala

Thursday, 22 October 2015 14:58

Report by the Third International Mission 2015

Press release: presentation of report on the 3rd International Mission to Guatemala

Thursday, 22 October 2015 14:52

Organizations, networks and social movements publish the long-awaited report on the 3rd International Mission on the Right to Adequate Food and Nutrition in Guatemala, while also addressing the status of human rights defenders in the country. This report proposes a set of recommendations to tackle the structural causes of hunger in Guatemala.

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People nutrition is not a business

Thursday, 15 October 2015 16:40

Report promoted on the occasion of the World Food Day

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Final curtain call for CFS-41

Monday, 20 October 2014 15:23

With food, agriculture and nutrition security policy having been given centre stage in Rome last week at the 41st session of the Committee on World Food Security, the grand finale – dedicated to policy wrap-up – was drawn to a close on Friday 17th October. To learn more about how the performers fared, we invite you to dip into the CIDSE reflections from Rome...

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Food for thought; thought for action

Tuesday, 14 October 2014 14:36

The much-loved idiom ‘food for thought’ takes on heightened significance this week as policy-makers and civil society organisations come together for a week of intensive and much-to-play-for set of negotiations at the 41st session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) in Rome.

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Smallholder farmers – not transnational corporations – must be at the center of G7 food security policies

Tuesday, 23 September 2014 19:58

CIDSE is signatory to a joint call of more than 80 civil society organisations on the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition in Africa.

The fight against hunger needs strong local and regional food systems, not 'climate-smart agriculture'

Tuesday, 23 September 2014 08:20

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.

Published in Food and climate

UN Food Rapporteur: Democracy and diversity can mend broken food systems

Tuesday, 11 March 2014 10:07

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to food, Olivier De Schutter, today called for the world’s food systems to be radically and democratically redesigned to ensure the human right to adequate food and freedom from hunger.

Published in Food governance