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Looking for a united approach to end hunger
A high-level meeting in Africa
01 Jul 2013 -
Heads of State and Government of African Union Member States, together with representatives of international organizations, civil society organizations, private sector, cooperatives, farmers, youths, academia and other partners have unanimously adopted a Declaration to end hunger in Africa during the high-level meeting co-organized by the African Union, FAO and Lula Institute ...
The Brazilian experience
An approach to development centred on hunger eradication
07 Jun 2013 -
An approach to development centred on hunger eradication In the 1930s, Josué de Castro reached the conclusion that hunger in Brazil was the consequence of distortions created by an economic development model that exploited the poor, effectively excluding them from enjoying its benefits. By the end of the 20th century, Brazil’s economy was ...
FAO participates in  the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
The International Year of Family Farming and the Voluntary Guidelines on the Governance of Tenure an opportunity for indigenous peoples’ engagement
29 May 2013 -
A side event at the 12th Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues in New York brought together a panel of FAO experts, indigenous peoples leaders from Asia and Latin America and the Government of Philippines. The panellists presented the critical linkages between the Voluntary Guidelines on ...
La lucha contra el hambre es un compromiso ético innegociable
Entrevista a Guadalupe Valdéz - Avances en soberanía alimentaria en República Dominicana
28 May 2013 -
Guadalupe Valdéz es Diputada Nacional del Congreso de República Dominicana. Desde el inicio de su trayectoria política, ha abogado por la participación de la sociedad civil en los procesos de decisión. Miembro del grupo Frente Parlamentario contra el Hambre en América Latina y el Caribe, está comprometida con  la necesidad de ...
Civil Society Dialogues: civil society perspectives on small scale fisheries
22 May 2013 -
OCP invites you to its fourth CSO dialogue this coming Friday 24 May from 1-2 pm in the Philippines Room (C277): FAO has the pleasure of welcoming: • Margaret Nakato, Executive Director of the World Forum of Fish Workers and Fish Harvesters (WFF); • Chandrika Sharma, Executive Secretary of the International Collective in ...