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ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: HOW TO ENSURE SMALL-SCALE FARMERS RIGHT TO FOOD

13 november 2019 @ 08:30 - 18 november 2019 @ 10:30

Gratis
Welcome to the Roundtable Discussion 18th November 2019 on the Right to food: female farmers are the future.

Eventdetaljer

The roundtable discussion will focus on the right to food for all and explore how to achieve a sustainable agriculture in the world today and in the future. The discussion will include examples from countries in Sub Saharan Africa, Latin America and Europe.

One of Afrikagruppernas focus areas is in supporting small-scale female farmers and their right to exchange, save and share seeds. As many as 70 percent of the worlds food is produced by small-scale farmers who often grow sustainably. Small-scale farmers protect across 50,000-60,000 seed varieties at no cost or greater climate impact contributing to a more resilient agriculture. Still 821 million people do not have enough food or suffer from malnutrition in the world today. The UN Climate Panel, IPCC, stated in August 2019 that it is impossible to keep global temperature increases within safe levels without one major change in the worlds food production and land use. How can we work to achieve a sustainable agriculture and a more secure right to food, local seeds and land especially with climate change effects?

Welcome to join us as we explore the agricultural system today and what alternative are in place that can contribute to a sustainable agriculture. The conversation is held in English

When: 18 th November, 08.30 – 10.30

Where: ABF Stockholm, Sveavägen 41, Stockholm

Moderator: Louise Lindfors General Secretary, Afrikagrupperna

Sign up via the link:
https://www.eventbrite.se/e/roundtable-discussion-how-to-ensure-small-scale-farmers-right-to-food-biljetter-81545860865

Presentations:

1. Small scale farmers right to seed and land in Mozambique

Matilde Buanausse, Advocacy Officer, União Nacional de Camponeses (UNAC), Mozambique Lucinda Tomoj, Farmer and member of UNAC, Mozambique

2. Women Power: Food struggles in Latin America

Paola Romero-Niño is a political scientist, specialist in public policy and gender, FIAN Colombia.

Panel Discussion:

Lorena Delgado, Vänsterpartiet

Maria Schultz, International Director Vi-Agroforestry

Sara Elfstrand, Programme coordinator, Swedbio

Detaljer

Börjar:
13 november 2019 @ 08:30
Slutar:
18 november 2019 @ 10:30
Pris:
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Webbplats:
https://www.eventbrite.se/e/roundtable-discussion-how-to-ensure-small-scale-farmers-right-to-food-biljetter-81545860865

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ABF
Webbplats:
http://www.abf.se/

Plats

ABF Stockholm
Sveavägen 41
Stockholm, Sverige
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