Achieving the ambitious Agenda 2030 requires solutions with multiple benefits across scales. One such solution may be to establish stronger land tenure systems in countries or regions that lack them.
Presented by Torsten Wetterblad, Sida at the World Food Day 2015 event in Sweden
presented by Benjamin Davis, FAO for the World Food Day 2015 in Sweden
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) was founded in 1945 and celebrates its 70 years anniversary today at the World Food Day 2015. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations, José Graziano da Silva, Director-General, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) are leading the celebration.
Ecosystem- based Adaptation for Food Security Assembly, EBAFOSA is a new pan-African institution created to upscale Ecosystem-based agricultural policies in Africa.
On August 30, 2015 Jose Graziano da Silva, FAO Director General together with Elizabeth Backteman, the Swedish State Secretary for Rural Affairs visited the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SLU in Uppsala. The focus of the visit was to exchange knowledge about ways to reduce the use of antibiotics in global livestock and aquaculture production.
Water is required for all stages of food production - from growing to preparation, and it is no surprise that 70% of all fresh water withdrawals are used for agricultural purposes. Yet water and agriculture actions in most of the regions often operate with little or no coordination.
This article is based on the report “Towards a comprehensive Strategic Framework to Upscale and Out-scale Ecosystem Based Adaptation (EbA) driven agriculture in Africa” released ahead of the 2nd Africa EbA for Food Security Conference which will be hosted by the UNEP in Nairobi during 30-31 of July, 2015.
This policy brief, based on a multi-stakeholder discussion at the 2014 Global Landscapes Forum, distils key insights on how to foster sustainability in frontier landscapes across the developing...
Global Committee on Food Security (CFS) requested the High Level Panel of Experts (HLPE) to analyze the latest evidence-based information on the use of water for food and nutrition and synthesize it into actionable recommendations for public and private sectors as well as for civil society.