The impact of biofuel production on food security remains a controversial issue. A number of initiatives have been established to develop voluntary sustainability standards for the certification of biofuels. Among them, the Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels (RSB) has developed a voluntary, third-party certification system for biofuel sustainability which encompasses environmental, social and economic principles and criteria, including on food security.
One of the consequences of the 2007/08 food price crisis was the emergence of a number of new institutions and initiatives that were intended to strengthen global capacities to respond to such situations. You are invited to share views on how an effective global food governance system should work and on what major issues are to be addressed in order to ensure an adequate and safe food supply for all humans at all times.
The thirty-sixth session of Committee on World Food Security asked the newly created High Level Panel of Experts to undertake a study on Price Volatility. We invite you to comment on the Version 0 draft of the document.
The thirty-sixth session of Committee on World Food Security asked the newly created High Level Panel of Experts to undertake a study on aligning international agricultural investment with food security concerns. We invite you to comment on the Version 0 draft of the document.