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The State of Food and Agriculture Report 2017

10 October 2017. The 2017 edition of the State of Food and Agriculture (SOFA) report. Leveraging food systems for inclusive rural transformation has been released. The new report looks at how population growth, increasing urbanization, technologies, and climate change are transforming rural and urban areas, and how the world’s food systems are evolving. The report […]

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Make food value chains more environmentally sustainable and resilient in Sub-Saharan Africa

Options and opportunities to make food value chains more environmentally sustainable and resilient in Sub-Saharan Africa. Knaepen, H. Rampa, F., Torres, C., Bizzotto Molina, P. 2017. New York: UNDP. Agricultural food value chains (VCs) are gaining importance as part of broader efforts to achieve food security and improve nutrition, as well as transforming African agriculture […]

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Challenges for Europe to shift to a sustainable food system

16 October 2017. The EEA report ‘Food in a green light,’ analyses the challenges Europe faces in shifting to a sustainable food system and looks at current opportunities for change. The European Union must transform its food system to achieve the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal of ensuring sustainable food production systems by 2030 and […]

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The Committee on World Food Security (CFS)

9-13 October 2017. Rome. The Committee on World Food Security (CFS). The week-long, 44th Session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) – Making a Difference in Food Security and Nutrition – endorsed new recommendations on the role of sustainable forestry in achieving food security and nutrition for all. The recommendations centred on the need […]

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The Youth Ag- Summit

8-12 October. Brussels. The Youth Ag- Summit. During the Summit, delegates shared their diverse experiences and work together to generate innovative, sustainable and actionable solutions to global food security challenges. Across five days, they undertook group projects and participate in industry tours, as well as learning from expert guest speakers. Their mission was to come up […]

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