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25 Mar 2024
On 14 March 2024, FAO presented a proposal for a Model Law on Agroecology to the Latin American and Caribbean Parliament’s (PARLATINO) Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Committee. The proposal was formally requested by PARLATINO in 2022, following a four-year process that started in 2020 with the FAO publication "Legislating to promote agroecology in the Latin America and Caribbean region: Guidelines for a PARLATINO model law on agroecology". There have been significant advancements in agroecology that can help drive more sustainable agroecological practices and forge progress for family farming and agroecology. Underlining the important role of collaborations...
13 Mar 2024
Mexico City, March 7, 2024.- FAO celebrates and applauds the approval of the first legislation in Mexico that regulates the human right to nutritious, sufficient and quality food, as recognized in Article 4 of the Mexican Constitution. After more than two decades of work, Mexico leads the way in protecting and promoting this fundamental right with the approval of its General Law of Adequate and Sustainable Food. The new law has 111 articles, and its main objective is prioritizing the right to health, the environment, water, and the best interests of children in all policies related to adequate nutrition by the...
07 Mar 2024
FAO joined the Parliamentary Conference on South-South Cooperation in Rabat in February, where the focus was on the “Role of National Parliaments and Regional and Continental Parliamentary Unions in Africa, the Arab World, and Latin America in Enhancing Strategic Partnerships and Achieving Joint Integration and Development”. The conference was attended by more than 260 participants from 40 countries in Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and the Caribbean, including 30 presidents of national parliaments and regional and continental parliamentary unions. Held at the initiative of the House of Councillors of Morocco in...
06 Feb 2024
On 18 and 19 January 2024, Honourable Neema Lugangira, Member of Parliament of Tanzania, and Honourable Francoise Uwumukiza, Member of the East African Legislative Assembly (from Rwanda), two frontline advocates in the fight against hunger and malnutrition took part in discussion co-organized or facilitated by FAO at the 16th Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) held in Berlin, Germany. On 18 January 2024, Hon. Lugangira, Member of Parliament of Tanzania, participated in an Expert Panel “School meal nutrition standards as a tool to support the right to food in schools”, co-organized by FAO and the World Food...
24 Oct 2023
Parliamentarians from different regions convened to discuss the role of parliaments and parliamentary networks in fighting hunger and malnutrition at an FAO side event at the 51st session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) in Rome in October 2023, with conversation covering the Right to Adequate Food and identifying pathways and mechanisms to more systematically involve parliaments and parliamentary networks in CFS work. An exchange of lessons learned provided examples of how to capitalize on parliamentary networks to strengthen the uptake of CFS recommendations and their incorporation in national legislation and policies. The Second...
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