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(Aachen/Asunción, 11 October 2017) With World Food Day on 16 October approaching, MISEREOR – the German Catholic Bishops’ agency for international development cooperation – is concerned about the burgeoning power of agribusiness and its negative impacts on people and the environment. “Not only is the agribusiness model unsustainable: it also does little to combat hunger in the world on a lasting basis,” says MISEREOR’s Chairman and Director General Pirmin Spiegel. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the number of chronically undernourished people in the world has risen for the first time in a decade and now stands at 815 million.
A comparative study based on empirical evidence from 20 Years of MISEREOR partner efforts in Uganda. January 2017.
The CIDSE Board of Directors has elected Éamonn Meehan, Executive Director of the Irish Catholic international development agency Trócaire, as its new President. The election took place today, during the board’s annual meeting.
The encyclical Laudato Si’ – A Magna Carta of integral ecology as a reaction to humanity’s self-destructive course. Briefing Paper by Germanwatch, September 2016 (Available in EN-ES-GE)
Event organised by CIDSE, Caritas Internationalis, Friends of the Earth International and Misereor.
CIDSE's collective blog during Paris COP 21
Far more than 5000 pilgrims have already walked our pilgrim’s route which goes from the Danish-German border to Paris – why? Is it really worth walking almost 1500km in view of the latest terrible attacks in Paris? All our pilgrims agree: Yes, it is!
Migrant and refugee crisis in Europe: a time to act urgently while reflecting on the roots of the crisis
In the first seven months of 2015, 340 000 migrants and refugees arrived in the European Union (EU), according to Frontex, the agency coordinating EU border controls.
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In the aftermath of the earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25, millions of lives have been forever changed and the country has been overwhelmed by the scale of the tragedy.