@FAO/T.SocratesReporting back from Agriculture and rural development day (English) 18 June - The 4th Agriculture and Rural Development Day included participation from over 500 people working across the agriculture sector, in addition to another 600 who joined the webcast, and thousands reached via social media and press coverage Read the Final Communiquéwhich outlines how sustainable agriculture will contribute to a new vision a green economy.
Synthesis of all the learning events: "Lessons in Sustainable Landscapes and Livelihoods" as presented by FAO's Ann Tutwiler, Deputy Director-General for Knowledge: http://slidesha.re/MI6exN
Learning event - Which are the loss and waste “hotspots” in food systems which can be targeted and what options are available at the levels of infrastructure, farming practices, processing, distribution and household habits?
Energy Enabling the MDGs: Water and food security 19 June - In this session, on the relevance of the agriculture-energy nexus for the MDGs, moderator Alexander Müller, Assistant Director-General, Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO), called on panelists to reflect on what must be done to put theory into practice at local, national and international levels. Read the complete ENB coverage here.