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CFS 2022 Private Sector Engagement

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

CFS50 sought 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 also discussed 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.

10-13 October 2022

  • PSM – Delegates for CFS50 Final Report – 2022

    December 7, 2022 523 KB CFS 2022 Private Sector Engagement

    PSM had an active participation in the first in-person CFS since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. We sincerely thank all the delegates who participated in the 50th plenary session of the CFS. PSM was represented by a delegation of 176 from 37 countries. 123 delegates joined the session in-person, while the remaining delegates joined virtually.

  • PSM – CFS High Level Dinner on Data Report – 2022

    The High-Level Dinner provided a forum for discussions to feed into the CFS Data Workstream and further the policy recommendations for endorsement at CFS51. The 190 enthusiastic guests included Ambassadors and other representatives of Member States, UN agencies, NGOs, and companies, as well as Deputy Director General of FAO, Beth Bechdol. Discussions were lively and set the tone for engagement in the data workstream, following the HLPE report. The HLD showcased the potential for data collection and analysis to strengthen our food systems and the need to respond to the data gaps in agriculture through data-informed and science based policies for food security and better nutrition.