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Wednesday 17 March, ROME - The United Nations and the Government of Italy announced today that the Pre-Summit gathering for the 2021 UN Food Systems Summit will be in Rome, Italy from July 19 to July 21, 2021.
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The inter-Agency writing team of the 2021 edition of The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI) invites you to share best practices and lessons learned in what it takes – in very practical and innovative ways – to transform food systems for better access to nutritious foods and affordable healthy diets.
Climate change affects agriculture across the globe. The increase of extreme weather events will have a devastating effect on agriculture and consequently on the reduction of poverty and hunger, especially in Africa. Central to agriculture are healthy soils and sufficient water, which are both threatened by human influence. Therefore, we call every farmer, politician and consumer to focus on climate-smart agriculture. This approach consists of three pillars: adaptation, production and mitigation. These broad concepts have been our guideline in formulating focal points. More than 300 participants from around the globe have formulated the following call to action.
View further information and the complete call to action here.