Project Team on Water and Food Security - Team Appointed
The HLPE Steering Committee has reviewed the 115 candidatures that have participated to the open call to participate to the Project Team on Water and Food Security and is now pleased to inform on the outcome of the selection process. The HLPE Steering Committee announces the appointment of the following 6 experts to carry out the study on Water and Food Security:
Ms Lyla Mehta (Team leader, Austria)
Mr Oscar Cordeiro-Netto (Brazil)
Mr Theib Oweis (Jordan)
Ms Shiney Varghese (India)
Ms Claudia Ringler (Germany)
Ms Barbara Schreiner (South Africa)
Short bios / expert profiles of the members can be downloaded here!
Critical and Emerging Issues Inquiry
At the request of the UN Committee on World Food Security (CFS) the HLPE is now launching an inquiry on critical and/or emerging issues in the area of food security and nutrition, to inform the work of the CFS. Organizations and experts are called to identify some of the most important current and emerging issues related to food and nutrition security for which actions are needed. Public feedback and comments can be sent until 15 March 2014.
To participate visit the HLPE dedicated page where you may find all information. Contributions by individuals or by institutions are welcome in English, French and Spanish.
28-30 October 2013 8th Meeting of the HLPE StC in Rome, FAO HQ - this will be the first meeting of the 2nd HLPE StC
June-July 2013 Selection of the HLPE Project Teams that will carry on the studies on Fisheries and Food Losses
27 June 2013 Seminar at the University of Roma 3 in collaboration with the Human Development and Food Security Doctorate of Roma 3 [see programme here]