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
‘Climate-Smart Agriculture’: the Emperor’s new clothes? - CIDSE Discussion paper, October 2014 (available in EN - ES - FR - PT)
Climate-Smart revolution... or a new era of green-washing? CIDSE Update Briefing, May 2015 (available in EN - ES - FR)
CIDSE submission to the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) Zero Draft principles for Responsible Agricultural Investments (CFS-RAI), February 2014
Soutenir et (re)construire des systèmes alimentaires localisés: les contours d'une (re)localisation, une étude d'Entraide et Fraternité, octobre 2013 (disponible en français seulement).
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
Using the Global Strategic Framework for Food Security and Nutrition to Promote and Defend the People's Right to Adequate Food, a Manual for Social Movements and Civil Society Organizations, October 2013 (available in EN - ES - FR)
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.