Food

6 November 2014
The FAO Food Price Index >> stabilizes in October.

16 October 2014
The World Food Day >> is under the topic of 'Familiy Farming'.

16 September 2014
The State of the Food Insecurity in the World 2014 >>  was released by FAO.

4 August 2014

'Corporate influence through the G8 New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition in Africa' >> by Wolfgang Obenland has been published as a Working Paper of MISEREOR, GPF and Brot für die Welt.

27 June 2014
The Hunger and Nutrition Commitment Index (HANCI) >> ranks governments on their political commitment to tackling hunger and undernutrition

5 June 2014

FAO's Food Price Index >>  reports falling foodprices.

3 June 2014
Olivier De Schutter released his final report >> as the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food to the UN Human Rights Council

22-25 January 2014

World Economic Forum 'The Reshaping of the World: Consequences for Society, Politics and Business' >> . Discussed was, amongst other things 'Health is Wealth' >>, education and employment >>, youth unemployment >>, and future development agendas >>, global food security >>

20 November 2013
The International Year of Family Farming (IYFF) >> was officially launched.

7 November 2013

'Food Outlook. Biannual Report on Global Food Markets' >> was published.

25 October 2013
Olivier de Schutter delivered his final report >> on the right to food to the UN GA.

6 June 2013

The World Bank Group >> scaled up support for global nutrition programmes.

19 March 2013
UNRISD is organising a seminar on 'Food Security and Social Protection' >>  at Geneva.

28 February 2013
An UNRISD event 'Food Security and social protection: Two sides of the same coin?' >> will take place in Geneva 19 March 2013.

24 October 2012
The World BAnk released 'Africa Can Help Feed Africa: Removing Barriers to Regional trade in Food Staples' >>

12 August 2012
Following the G8 Summit’s concerns about food security, the British prime minister David Cameron decided to hold a summit on food security >> during the Olympic Games in London to increase attention to the issue (commented on by Oxfam >>, the Center for Global Development >> and IDS >>).

20 April 2012
The World Bank and the IMF released the 'Global Monitoring Report 2012: Food Prices, Nutrition, and the Millennium Development Goals' >>. A related blog can be found at the World Bank's website >>.

22 March 2012
This year's World Water Day (22 March) is on Water and Food Security. The UN Water website >> contains information about the day.

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