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Committee on World Food Security – CFS50

CFS50

The 50th Session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS50) will take place 10 – 13 October 2022. The session will take place in a hybrid format with the in-person portion taking place at FAO Headquarters in Rome, Italy.

CFS50 will seek to endorse two key policy products: the Voluntary Guidelines on Gender Equality and Women’s and Girl’s Empowerment and the Policy Recommendations on Promoting Youth Engagement and Employment in Agriculture and Food Systems. CFS50 will also discuss the 2022 State of Food Security and Nutrition report and all other CFS workstreams. You can view the draft timetable for the session here and the provisional agenda here.

Registration

Registration for CFS50 is now closed!

We look forward to welcoming many of you to Rome in October. If you require a visa letter for entrance into Italy please also indicate this in your email and the Secretariat will work to provide this. Please email any questions to Ashleigh Schoonderbeek at ashleigh@emergingag.com

CFS50 PSM Side Events

The Private Sector Mechanism will sponsor 4 side events at the Committee on World Food Security (CFS50).

THE ROLE OF FARMERS IN CONCURRENTLY DELIVERING AGROECOSYSTEMS SERVICES AND FOOD AND NUTRITION SECURITY

10 October at 13:30 – 14:45 CET

Virtual

Chile, Costa Rica, Indonesia, Ireland, Kenya, United States, ASEAN, Climate Resilience Network, GACSA, Global Farmers Network, Solutions from the Land

ACHIEVING ZERO HUNGER: WHAT CAN GOVERNMENTS AND THE PRIVATE SECTOR DO IN THE FACE OF MULTIDIMENSIONAL CRISIS?

10 October at 13:30 – 14:45 CET

Red Room/Hybrid

Nigeria, PSM, IFAD, Shamba Centre for Food and Climate, WFP, GAIN, European Union, Zambia

INTERSECTIONALITY, GENDER EQUALITY AND THE RIGHT TO FOOD

 11 October at 13:30 – 14:45 CET

Virtual

Canada, OHCHR, UN Women, CSIPM, PSM

PHILANTHROPY IN TIMES OF CRISIS: A NEW APPROACH WITH THE CFS

13 October at 13:30 – 14:45 CET

Virtual

Global Alliance for the Future of Food, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Agroecology Fund, New Zealand, Dominican Republic, Private Sector Mechanism, CSIPM