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The United Nations recently declared 2014 as the International Year of Family Farming (IYFF). This the first United Nations year that is the result of a campaign by civil society—the World...
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The world will need 70 per cent more food, as measured by calories, to feed a global population of 9.6 billion in 2050, and must achieve this through improvements in the way people produce and...
The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. We are not a bank in the ordinary sense but a unique partnership to reduce poverty and...
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Des banques actives en Belgique soutiennent des accapareurs de terres qui affament des populations locales, dénoncent le CNCD-11.11.11, SOS Faim, Oxfam Solidarité, FairFin et Réseau Financement ...
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Land rights are essential to development, so why not tie foreign aid to their protection? The European Commission may soon issue a major policy change on this issue, British MEP Nirj Deva, vice-...
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The CGIAR Open Access and Data Management Policy, supported unanimously by all 15 members of the CGIAR Consortium, is now in place.  The policy marks a ground-breaking effort to...
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Empowering women in key natural resources sectors such as land and agriculture can strengthen peacebuilding and recovery in war-torn countries, according to a new UN report. Women in conflict-...
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Speaking at the Open Government Partnership summit in London on 31 October, the secretary of state for international development, Justine Greening announced the launch of a Global Open Data for...
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Women’s access to, use of and control over land and other productive resources are essential to ensuring their right to equality and to an adequate standard of living. Throughout the world, gender...
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(WNN/UN University) Jingumae, Shibuya, TOKYO, EASTERN ASIA: Food is treated as a private good in today’s industrial food system, but it must be re-conceived as a common good in the transition toward...
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