Displaying items by tag: food security

Agroecology or Climate-Smart Agriculture: Two Models for the Future?

Friday, 14 October 2016 12:53

In the context of CIDSE’s international workshop “Climate and Agriculture: Harvesting people’s solutions for sustainable food systems”, an evening panel was organized on 19 September to build an interactive and dynamic discussion and confront different views on agroecology and climate-smart agriculture. The participants shared their reflections after the discussion in a series of flash interviews (links to watch the interviews are provided below).

Published in Food and climate

Building stronger communities through agroecology: an essential step to fight climate change

Friday, 14 October 2016 10:48

Less than a year ago the Paris agreement on climate change was signed. I followed the negotiations closely, and when leaving Paris I felt both a sense of optimism and worry. States are now confronted with the urgent need to put this agreement into place, since a climate crisis is already upon us.

Published in Food and climate

People's solutions to climate and agriculture

Friday, 14 October 2016 09:14

This year’s World Food Day theme, celebrated on October 16, reflects on the effects of climate change on our food system and why it’s important to move towards more sustainable ways of producing and consuming food in order to mitigate and adapt to such changes. The campaign ‘Change for the Planet - Care for the People’ will reflect on the role that citizens can play in advancing viable solutions, while resisting and denouncing false, business-as-usual models that affect people and planet.

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

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.

Published in Newsroom

People nutrition is not a business

Thursday, 15 October 2015 16:40

Report promoted on the occasion of the World Food Day

Published in Just food

Why We Need Paradigm Shift: Mitigating Climate Change and Feeding the World

Tuesday, 06 October 2015 14:53

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". 

Published in Food and Climate

Regaining control of food systems

Friday, 08 May 2015 16:52

CIDSE held a workshop exploring synergies with food producers, social movements, civil society organisations and its member organizations

Published in Just food