A Technical Thematic Forum will take place October 5-6 at the FAO, in Rome, Italy during the 5th Anniversary of the VGGT. The Session "Increasing Responsible Investments in Agriculture and Food Systems" will further highlight how crucial it is to involve all key stakeholders -from small-scale producers, processors, transporters, wholesale traders, retailers – and how regulations and standards are applied for a responsible development of food systems.
Steve Ngunyi, from Nairobi, Kenya, will be speaking on behalf of the Private Sector Mechanism regarding the special event on the Land Tenure (VGGT) and Responsible Agricultural Investment principles. This Session will discuss how responsible investment can contribute to food security as well as increase productivity and income of small-scale producers.
The call for experiences and good practices int he use and application of the Voluntary Guidelines for the Right to Adequate Food has been extended. It is now open until 30 November.
The Chair’s summary and draft outcomes of the CFS Forum on Women’s Empowerment in the Context of Food Security and Nutrition are accessible for download on the FAO website here.
The HLPE has released today the full report on Nutrition and food systems. You may download directly the pdf here.
The report will be launched officially during Plenary on Tuesday 10 October, morning session (10h00-13h00). Agenda and more information will be posted on the HLPE website in the coming days.