food security

Closed
24 April 2017 to 12 May 2017
Facilitators
Joana Rocha Dias
Henrique Pires dos Santos
Mozambique
Angola
Sao Tome and Principe
Cape Verde
Guinea-Bissau
Brazil
Timor-Leste
Portugal
CPLP countries

 

Conference Papers & Reports
April 2017
Bolivia

En menos de dos décadas, en Bolivia estamos viendo cómo, por un lado, se consolida un modelo agrario dominante de agricultura empresarial a gran escala y, por otro, la agricultura a pequeña escala de campesinos e indígenas, que todavía muchos creemos que es la que provee la mayor parte de los alimentoso que consumimos.

14 September 2017
Latin America and the Caribbean

Con el fin de empoderar a la mujer indígena para cerrar las brechas de inseguridad alimentaria, así como fortalecer su papel en la toma de decisiones para la defensa de sus derechos, se realizará el foro "Empoderar a las mujeres indígenas para erradicar el hambre y malnutrición en América Latina y el Caribe".

21 September 2017 to 23 September 2017

Location

Ciudad de México
Mexico
MX
Latin America and the Caribbean

 

Se realizará  en la Ciudad de México, del 21 al 23 de septiembre de 2017, el Foro de alto nivel Empoderar a las mujeres indígenas para erradicar el hambre y la malnutrición en América Latina y el Caribe.

 

A pesar del amplio consenso internacional sobre la importancia del papel de las mujeres indígenas para erradicar el hambre y la desnutrición en el mundo, aún existen limitaciones en el reconocimiento y ejercicio de sus derechos, lo que dificultan su empoderamiento y visibilidad.

slum dweller india land rights
14 September 2017
India

BHUBANESWAR: Four bills including the much-awaited Odisha Land Rights to Slum Dwellers Bill, 2017 were passed in the Assembly on Wednesday.Introducing the Odisha Land Rights to Slum Dwellers Bill, 2017 in the Assembly, Housing and Urban Development Minister Niranjan Pujari said it is a historical decision of the State Government to provide land and housing units to the urban poor living in different slums. The Bill will provide land to slum dwellers residing in Municipalities and Notified Area Councils (NACs) of the State.

12 September 2017
Global

As land becomes less productive and people are forced to migrate to cities or abroad, there is greater likelihood of conflict over dwindling resources

ROME, Sept 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More than 1.3 billion people live on agricultural land that is deteriorating, putting them at risk of worsening hunger, water shortages and poverty, the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) said on Tuesday.

12 September 2017
Ghana

Former President John Dramani Mahama has encouraged women in Africa to fully take up agriculture as a means to enrich themselves, their families and achieve sustainable development for their countries.

Mr Mahama noted that women’s participation in agriculture is more critical as women in agricultural production in Africa are between 40 and 60 per cent.

6 September 2017
Cape Verde

Autor:SAPO c/ Inforpress

Fonte:http://noticias.sapo.cv/info/artigo/1511906.html

O representante do Fundo das Nações Unidos para Agricultura e Alimentação (FAO) em Cabo Verde, Remi Nono disse ontem na ilha do Fogo, que “não há necessidade de reduzir a floresta para produzir mais alimento”.

4 September 2017
Madagascar

The project is part of a cross country pilot being implemented by the LPI with support from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the European Union (EU)