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  • Updated – Postponement of the Consultation of the Civil Society Organizations of Europe and Central Asia

    EN-UPDATED- Call of interest to Civil Society Organizations_2020-07-30 RU-UPDATED_Call to interest to CSO_ 2020 01.04.2020 In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Director-General of FAO has decided, in consultation with the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan, and discussion with the Regional Group, to postpone the dates of the 32nd Regional Conference for Europe…
  • Those most affected by hunger, malnutrition must shape UN Food Systems Summit

    With the corporate world increasingly involved in UN decision-making, 550 CSOs, social movements and universities handover a letter to the UN Secretary General today asserting people’s role in the transformation of food systems. Corporations in the global industrial chain are by themselves major drivers of ecological destruction, reduction of biodiversity and increasing hunger and malnutrition…

  • CSOs Letter on UN Food Systems Summit

    The letter has already reached 330 signatories Last week for signatures!!! Deadline extended to Feb 28 Please, see the updated letter below. If your organization did not sign it, do it through the format below.  If you see some errors about the signatures, please write an email to s.mori@croceviaterra.it and we will adjust it right…

  • African Civil Society Consultation for the FAO Regional Conference

    The next consultation of African civil society for the 31st FAO regional conference will take place from 25 to 27 February 2020 in Harare, Zimbabwe. This important meeting, entrusted by FAO, will be organized by the Zimbabwe Forum of Small Organic Farmers (ZIMSOFF) under the direction of the Steering Committee of the Consultation of African…

  • How much biodiversity will be available for future generations? IPC participation at the Governing Body of the International Seeds Treaty

    All photos by IISD/ENB | Mike Muzurakis The International Planning Committee for Food Sovereignty (IPC) participated massively to the eight session of the Governing Body of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA), thanks to the presence of delegates from all regions of the world[1], and with the support of…

  • Pan-African workshop on Strengthening Non-State Actors (NSA) platforms

      From 10 to 12 of July in Kasane, Botswana, the IPC working group on Fisheries is participating to the Pan African workshop on Strengthening non-state actor (NSA) platforms and their representation at regional and global levels for sustainable small-scale fisheries in Africa. Accordingly, the development of sustainable small-scale fisheries is an integral part of the African…

  • CSOs Latin American and Caribbean Consultation on the implementation of farmers’ rights to Plant Genetic Resources for Food & Agriculture 1

    CSOs Latin American and Caribbean Consultation on the implementation of farmers’ rights to Plant Genetic Resources for Food & Agriculture

    The 40 participants representing farmers, indigenous, women and pastoralist organizations of the Regional Consultation of Latin America and the Caribbean on the Implementation of Farmers’ Rights coming from 13 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting in Seberí, Río Grande do Sul, Brazil, between 17 and 20 of April, 2018 celebrated the opportunity to meet each other to continue weaving alliances, links and exchanges, strengthening our commitment to defend the seeds for Food Sovereignty.

  • CSO African Consultation on the implementation of Farmers’ Rights

    CSOs African Consultation on the implementation of farmers’ rights to Plant Genetic Resources for Food & Agriculture

    Download here the Final Report     CSO African Consultation on the implementation of Farmers’ Rights CIFAN Nyéléni Village – Selingue, Mali From 17 to 20 July 2018   Introduction Forty participants, from 17 African countries, representing peasants, pastoralists, small-scale farmers, women organizations, NGOs and organizations active in food sovereignty, met from 17 to 20…

  • CSOs Consultation of Asia and Pacific on farmers' rights to Plant Genetic Resources for Food & Agriculture

    CSOs Asian and Pacific Consultation on the implementation of farmers’ rights to Plant Genetic Resources for Food & Agriculture

    The following document is the result of the Regional Consultation held in Kediri, East Java (Indonesia) concerning the implementation of Article 9 of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture. The Consultation was attended by 40 participants representing peasants and other small-scale farmers, indigenous peoples and women from Asia and the…

  • CSO Declaration at the 31st FAO Regional Conference for Europe and Central Asia

    CSO Declaration at the 31st FAO Regional Conference for Europe and Central Asia Budapest 27/04/2018 To download the PDF click  HERE As Civil Society Organisations (small-scale farmers, pastoralists, fishers, Indigenous People, agricultural and food workers, consumers, women, youth and NGOs) from across different regions, we are rights holders and active members of the food system.  Through…

  • CSOs Declaration at the 30th FAO Regional conference for Africa

    Nous, les 36 représentants des petits et moyens agriculteurs, des femmes rurales et des jeunes, des pêcheurs, des travailleurs agricoles, des éleveurs, des peuples autochtones, des paysans sans terre, des consommateurs et des ONG représentant les OSC nationales, régionales et internationales de 23 pays se sont rencontrés à Khartoum , Soudan, les 22 et 23 janvier 2018 pour la consultation des OSC dans le cadre de la 30e Conférence régionale de la FAO pour l’Afrique qui se tiendra du 19 au 23 février 2018.

  • CSOs Declaration at the 35th FAO Regional Conference for Latin America

    La Consulta se realizó en la Comarca Guna Yala, del 31 de enero al 3 de febrero de 2018, con la presencia de representantes de movimientos y organizaciones sociales regionales y sub regionales de Pueblos Indígenas, campesinos, agricultores familiares, pescadores artesanales, mujeres, afrodescendientes, jóvenes, trabajadores rurales, consumidores, ambientalistas y de derechos humanos. También participaron, como invitados, oficiales regionales de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO).