On March 24th of Committee on World Food Security Chair Mr. Thanawat Tiensin released a statement addressing the growing COVID-19 pandemic.
The International Agri-Food Network (IAFN) and Private Sector Mechanism (PSM) are closely monitoring the developing COVID-19 situation and are working to bring you the most up to date information. For the most up to date information from the World Health Organization please click here.
Following the Open meeting to develop the policy guidance on January 24th the PSM made comments on all the five recommendations in the Rapporteur’s draft. The CFS Secretariat has now issued the zero draft of the policy guidance.
The Global Forum for Food and Agriculture took place in Berlin from January 16 - 18. This is an international conference that focuses on agri-food policy issues with this years theme being "Food for All! Trade for Secure, Diverse and Sustainable Nutrition." There was approximately 2000 international visitors from a variety of sectors including politics, industry, science and civil society.