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October 18. 2018
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October 17
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October 18, 2018
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October 15
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The Voluntary Guidelines to Support the Progressive Realization of the Right to Adequate Food in the Context of National Food Security were endorsed by the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) and unanimously adopted by all member states of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in 2004.

Both the Agroecology Symposium and the BioDiversity Dialogue developed initiatives and next steps for action by FAO, member states, the RBAs and other stakeholders.  With a welcomed and unique interactive process, the forthcoming Innovation Symposium intends to capture and build on the discussion and outputs of the events of the three days themselves. 

Until young people are brought to the table, their investment in the future of agriculture is not being fully actualized. From October 15-19, I had the honour of attending the 45th session of the United Nations Committee on World Food Security (CFS 45). During CFS week, I represented 4-H Canada as part of the Private Sector Mechanism's (PSM) youth delegation. The event took place at the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) headquarters in Rome, Italy.

11 years ago today, we opened our office in Nairobi - our first in Africa. Since then, we’ve been focused on our mission to make information accessible and useful to everyone and we’ve initiated programmes to connect people, equip young Kenyans with digital literacy skills, support local businesses to get the most out of the web, and to put Kenyan tourism on the global map. 

Today, we’re announcing more products and programs aimed at boosting the Kenyan economy.

Mark your calendars: Accelerating the End of Hunger and Malnutrition, a global event hosted by @IFPRI and @FAO in B… https://t.co/CqfspwRdqa
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