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Launch of CIDSE's new project on Agroecology in Rome
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.
and urges decision-makers to support agroecology
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...
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.
Signed, sealed… but fails to deliver: Responsible Agricultural Investment document is endorsed but raises alarm bells for civil society
A two-year labour of love for CIDSE was drawn to a close yesterday, through the endorsement of the Responsible Agricultural Investment (rai) Principles.
The agenda for the second day at this year’s CFS was brimming with burning topics for debate.
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.
A CIDSE delegation composed of representatives from the CIDSE Secretariat and CIDSE Member Organisations CCFD-Terre Solidaire (France), Cordaid (the Netherlands), Entraide & Fraternité (Belgium), FEC (Portugal), FOCSIV (Italy) and Manos Unidas (Spain), joined forces in Rome in advance of the 41st session of the World Committee on Food Security (CFS-41, 13th–17th October), where negotiations – open to stakeholders from across the spectrum and hosted at the UN’s Food & Agricultural Organisation (FAO) – will culminate in decisions of critical importance for agriculture, food security and nutrition.
The International Food Security and Nutrition Civil Society Mechanism issued a statement on October 11 2013, saying that governments were defending the interests of the biofuels industry rather than those of people pushed into hunger.