Displaying items by tag: agricultural investment - CIDSE
‘Climate-Smart Agriculture’: the Emperor’s new clothes? - CIDSE Discussion paper, October 2014 (available in EN - ES - FR - PT)
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.
CIDSE submission to the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) Zero Draft principles for Responsible Agricultural Investments (CFS-RAI), February 2014
CIDSE Highlights No.13, September-October 2013
Investissements agricoles: sécurité alimentaire ou financière? Les nouvelles dynamiques d'investissements agricoles portées dans le cadre de projets de développement, rapport de plaidoyer du CCFD-Terre Solidaire, octobre 2013
This week, from October 7th to 11th, the UN Committee on World Food Security (CFS) will meet for its 40th session in Rome. One of the priorities this year is agricultural investment. CIDSE, together with other civil society organisations and social movements, calls on governments and investors to ensure investment does not endanger the right to food. (French and Spanish versions below)
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.
Agribusiness and Human Rights: Briefing for Social Movements, September 2013 (available in EN - ES - FR) Investment in agriculture is urgently needed. Agriculture is the main source of livelihood for people living in hunger in developing countries, 50% of whom are smallholder producers, a further 25% are workers in the food industry, and others include indigenous and forest dwellers. The importance of this sector to hunger reduction and poverty alleviation should not be underestimated. 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.
Investments in agriculture are urgently needed; with agriculture being the main source of livelihoods for people living in hunger, the importance of this sector to poverty alleviation is clear. The kind of investments needed, however, is hotly debated.