As the biggest food company in the country that is hosting the historic climate talks, as a global business that has been a big contributor to climate change through its emissions from operations and supply chains, and as a business that is directly impacted by the impacts of climate change, Danone had a unique responsibility to act now, and to act boldly. Unfortunately, its recently released policy fails to do just that.
As the leaders of the G20 - the world’s most powerful economies - gather in Turkey this weekend, they’ll have the upcoming Paris climate talks on their minds. It is time for the G20 to stand in solidarity with vulnerable nations, stop paying the polluters, shift the subsidies, and support a new commitment for scaled-up adaptation finance in the new Paris agreement.
As GROW Week came to a close, Dorah Ntunga from Oxfam in Uganda reflected on World Food Day as the pivotal moment for Africa’s Women.Food.Climate campaign.
With the UN Committee on World Food Security's adoption of the report of its 2015 plenary session, the CFS took important commitments that will be critical to ensure that it can deliver on its role and lead the global efforts to achieve zero hunger and a sustainable agriculture by 2030 and realize the right to adequate food.
As world leaders prepare for the Conference of the Parties (COP 21) in Paris in December to hammer out a climate deal, Female Food Heroes and others from across the continent are asking those representing Africa to take a bold stance.
In many parts of Pakistan, climate change has threatened the livelihoods of millions of people in recent years. Rural farming communities are the most vulnerable. Women from climate change hit areas have finally decided that they will no more remain silent and would come out and raise their voices for their rights.
The Committee on World Food Security (CFS) has taken an important step to agree on the way forward to address complex and protracted crises. The CFS should play a leading in role in ensuring that all relevant stakeholders come together in the next months and take action to fully implement the Framework for Action.
This week thousands of people around the world are standing shoulder to shoulder with rural women, who are not only feeling the harshest effects of climate change but, in the face of woeful government inaction, are also leading the fight in feeding their communities, and the world.
The Zero Hunger Goal agreed in New York in September as a part of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) agenda is a historical and inspiring commitment. Now we need to ensure that all needed policies and actions are in place to realize the vision of a world free of hunger by 2030 through a human right based approach.
Millions of poor people face hunger and poverty this year and next because of droughts and erratic rains as global temperatures reach record levels and because of the onset of a powerful El Nino, the climatic phenomenon that develops in the tropical Pacific which can bring extreme weather to several regions.