Day three at the CFS-41 gave us, among other issues, a discussion on priorities, also known as the Multi-Year Program of Work and Priorities (MYPOW) for the upcoming CFS biennium (2016–2017) – an area that civil society members have had their sights set on for some time.
Smallholder farmers – not transnational corporations – must be at the center of G7 food security policies
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.
Applying Global Business and Human Rights Standards to Investments in Agriculture which Support the Right to Food
Investment in agriculture is urgently needed, as the sector is the main source of livelihood for people living in hunger in developing countries. The kind of investment needed, however, is an issue which is currently at the heart of many international policy debates on food security and nutrition.
The Committee on World Food Security (CFS) met for its 40th session in Rome from 7-11 October 2013. One of the priorities this year was agricultural investment.