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A tale of inaction at the expense of converting our agri-food systems. A CCFD-Terre solidaire policy paper, May 2018 (available in EN/ES/FR)
CIDSE input to the Talanoa Dialogue, April 2018
Civil society open letter to Margrethe Vestager, European Competition Commissioner.
The European Commission will conclude its investigation into the Bayer-Monsanto merger in the coming days. CIDSE is joining a call by civil society organisations urging the Commission to prevent what could become the world’s largest agriculture company, dominating the seeds and chemicals markets for the years to come.
As the climate change conference COP23 draws to a close, the Catholic network CIDSE sees some positive developments but reaffirms that urgent steps are necessary if we aim to face the climate crisis and guarantee a safer and better future for the most vulnerable.
This month, from 25 – 27 October, CIDSE will participate in the First Agroecology Europe Forum, to be held in Lyon, France.
Nations must step up their leadership and citizens their actions to reduce climate change in face of US withdrawal from Paris Agreement
The announcement that the United States is withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement that was ratified under the Obama administration in September 2016 is a disappointing setback in the global struggle against climate change.
Development and Peace - Caritas Canada launches thematic analysis "Let's Demystify Agroecology" (Available in EN/FR)
More than 200 civil society organisations call on the European Commission to oppose agriculture mega-mergers
CIDSE along with more than 200 civil society organisations call on the European Commission to block the 3 planned mergers in the agribusiness sector, as they concentrate market power and exacerbate the consequences of industrial and chemical agriculture on ecosystems, farmers, health and food security.
We believe in the power of stories to contribute to positive change by bringing forth the tales of ordinary people, their struggles, ideas and the sustainable initiatives they build day by day. Focusing this year on sustainable food production and consumption, the campaign ‘Change for the Planet – Care for the People’ has launched its first ‘Stories of Change: Sustainable food for the people and the planet’ video series.
Press release: EU, enable citizens to make change: prioritise sustainable consumption and production!
Ahead of the release of the European Commission’s (EC) Communication on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Action package and ahead of the review of the European Development Consensus, CIDSE and FTAO join their voices to stress on the importance of lifestyles' change to build a sustainable future for Europe and beyond.