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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.
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.
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.
Statement signed by civil society organizations calling out against false solutions around land use at COP22 (Available in EN - ES - FR - IT)
Looking back at the workshop "Climate and Agriculture: Harvesting People's solutions for Sustainable Food Systems" through social media
CIDSE will host an international workshop on 19-21 September in Brussels
CIDSE Highlights No.23, September-mid-November 2015
Paris, for the People and the Planet: the Encyclical Laudato Si’ – what it means for the COP21 negotiations and beyond, CIDSE Policy Paper, October 2015 (Available in EN, ES, FR, GE, IT)
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".
Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) is like Green Growth, Inclusive Growth, Green Economy and so many other catch-all and concepts which are too vague and broad to be useful: nice labels put on ‘business as usual’ policies avoiding the radical changes that are required.