During its 45th Plenary Session (15-20 October 2018), the UN Committee on World Food Security (CFS) requested its High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition (HLPE) to produce a short report (around 20 pages, approximately 20 000 words) entitled “Food Security and Nutrition: Building a global narrative towards 2030” to be presented by the first semester 2020". Click here to download the CFS request.
As 2018 draws to a close and the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) is developing its strategic plan covering the next ten years, the organization seeks to gain insights into the engagement of youth in agriculture on the continent by various agricultural institutions, members of the Forum.
Next generation technologies are needed to transform our food system to meet climate goals, say experts at COP24
Climate change is advancing faster than technology, warn experts at the UN climate talks in Poland this week. A “next generation” set of technologies will be needed in order to meet the challenge of feeding 9 billion people by mid-century, while achieving both climate and sustainable development goals.
It was the 14th of October, 2018 when I touched down in Rome for the very first time. I was extremely excited to have been nominated to participate in the 45th Committee on World Food Security (CFS45). I was nominated as a youth representative to give a better, in-depth perspective on youth engagement in agriculture. Who else should speak for youth other than youth ourselves?