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Forum global sur la sécurité alimentaire et la nutrition • Forum FSN

Re: Coming to terms with terminology

Claudio Schuftan
Claudio SchuftanPHMViet Nam

Dear Moderator,

I have been participating in the debate through a group of CSOs giving input to FAO.
We have all been frustrated at the reluctance of the drafters to add in the text a mention to the alternative use of the concept of food sovereignty.
I do not need to add here, to the persons who have the expertise to contribute to this debate the important differences between F+NS and food sovereignty.
We are not advocating a total switch to this terminology; just an acknowledgement and a reason why this may not be a choice for FAO would help bringing the document up to the present.

Cordially,
Claudio.