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Opinion: The future of food must include a commitment to human rights

On Oct 17, 2020
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RT @MichaelFakhri: By 2025, the fate of the world's systems will be determined for decades to come. My op-ed:T he success of the @FoodSystems Summit will depend on its ability to fully partner with @UN_CFS and commit to human rights. Happy #WorldFoodDay @CSM4CFS @AgriFoodNet https://t.co/FhG0wNI9xS
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Michael Fakhri, U.N. special rapporteur on the right to food, explores why the U.N. Food Systems Summit needs a rethink.

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On Oct 17, 2020
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RT @MichaelFakhri: By 2025, the fate of the world's systems will be determined for decades to come. My op-ed:T he success of the @FoodSystems Summit will depend on its ability to fully partner with @UN_CFS and commit to human rights. Happy #WorldFoodDay @CSM4CFS @AgriFoodNet https://t.co/FhG0wNI9xS
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Opinion: The future of food must include a commitment to human rights

Opinion: The future of food must include a commitment to human rights

Michael Fakhri, U.N. special rapporteur on the right to food, explores why the U.N. Food Systems Summit needs a rethink.

Microsoft Word - MX518_CFS_2018_45_INF_19_en.docx

Microsoft Word - MX518_CFS_2018_45_INF_19_en.docx

The TORs clarify that the good practices should be consistent with values promoted by CFS, as applicable, including:  Inclusiveness and participation: all main relevant actors were ...

15-18 October 2018 | Rome, Italy

15-18 October 2018 | Rome, Italy

IISD Reporting Services, through its ENB+ Meeting Coverage, produced a summary report from the 45th Session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS 45), which met from 15 to 19 October ...

“Hidden” Costs of Our Food Systems

“Hidden” Costs of Our Food Systems

Biodiversity, Climate Change, Development & Aid, Economy & Trade, Environment, Featured, Food & Agriculture, Food Security and Nutrition, Global, Headlines, Health, Human Rights, Inequity, ...

UN under fire over choice of ‘corporate puppet’ as envoy at key food summit

UN under fire over choice of ‘corporate puppet’ as envoy at key food summit

Organisation accused of kowtowing to big business by appointing former Rwandan agriculture minister with links to agro-industry

Donors must double investments to stamp out hunger

Donors must double investments to stamp out hunger

English News and Press Release on World about Agriculture, Food and Nutrition and more; published on 12 Oct 2020 by FAO

Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to UN World Food Programme

Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to UN World Food Programme

Today, October 9, the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the World Food Programme (WFP) "for its efforts to combat hunger, for its contribution to bettering conditions for peace in ...

Gates 'failing green revolution in Africa'

Gates 'failing green revolution in Africa'

Green revolution is locking African farmers into a system that is not designed for their benefit, but for Northern multinational corporations.

Food Security – You Can't Build Peace on Empty Stomachs

Food Security – You Can't Build Peace on Empty Stomachs

By Matthias Berninger, SVP Public Affairs & Sustainability at Bayer SOURCE: Bayer DESCRIPTION: Almost 50 years ago, the Nobel prize committee sent a strong signal to the world, underpinning ...

Shorter supply chains needed to end hunger after pandemic: UN envoy

Shorter supply chains needed to end hunger after pandemic: UN envoy

The coronavirus crisis has heightened inequities of food availability and nutrition. A 2021 Food System Summit aims to boost resilience and sustainability

Virtual Salon

Virtual Salon

Macro Trends: How the $10 Trillion Global Food System is Shifting Before Our Eyes

World Leaders and Global Citizens Champion Fund to Support Farmers and End Rural Poverty

World Leaders and Global Citizens Champion Fund to Support Farmers and End Rural Poverty

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is leading the global effort to support smallholder farmers and end rural poverty.

Food loss and waste must be reduced for greater food security and environmental sustainability

Food loss and waste must be reduced for greater food security and environmental sustainability

At the global event marking today the first International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and ...

Statement from Minister Bibeau – World Food Day 2020

Statement from Minister Bibeau – World Food Day 2020

Today more than ever, it's important to promote World Food Day 2020, to make the public aware of the realities faced by those who suffer from hunger in the world, and of the actions we can ...

Think Covid-19 Disrupted the Food Chain? Wait and See What Climate Change Will Do

Think Covid-19 Disrupted the Food Chain? Wait and See What Climate Change Will Do

The pandemic has revealed deep flaws in the world’s food system and food leaders are calling for global coordination and climate resilient agriculture.

Hunger Gnaws at the Edges of the World: The Twentieth Newsletter (2020).

Hunger Gnaws at the Edges of the World: The Twentieth Newsletter (2020).

Today, half of the world’s population fears going hungry as a result of the pandemic.