“In a world of plenty, as long as one child dies of hunger or suffers from malnutrition, our work is not yet done and there is nothing to celebrate”
CIAT will be commemorating their 45th anniversary which will be going on Monday 8th October 2012 where they will host a high level event to examine the future Africa’s agriculture. In partnership with PanAAC , CIAT has invited PanAAC to their commemorating anniversary…
The October 2012 Session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) will start 9.30 am on Monday, 15 October 2012, to Saturday, 20 October
Venue: FAO headquarters in Rome, Italy.
We are pleased to announce that the international conference “Making the connection: value chains for transforming smallholder agriculture”, to be held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from November 6-9, 2012, is now open for registration.
Space is limited, so register now.
The conference will be held at the UNECA conference centre in Addis Ababa. There is a large exhibition area close to the meeting rooms and exhibition booths are available for companies, NGOs, and other organisations for display and hospitality purposes. More information on exhibit options.
We are delighted to announce that Professor David Hughes has agreed to be the keynote speaker for the conference. David is an Emeritus Professor at Imperial College in London and has an international reputation as an authoritative and entertaining speaker on global food issues. He also has practical experience of food value chains as a Director of a UK farmer-owned berry fruit company.
The Second Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development (GCARD2) will be organized in Punta del Este, Uruguay, 29 October – 1 November 2012. GCARD2 will focus on the ways to implement the tasks identified in the GCARD RoadMap with special attention to “Foresight and partnership for innovation and impact on small-holder livelihoods”. See the GCARD 2 leaflet. Read more…
Targets for reducing the proportion of hungry people around the world by half can still be reached if countries step up their efforts to reduce hunger, top United Nations officials announced today.