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Food Systems Summit; Pre-Summit

Wednesday, 28th of July, 08:00-08:50 CEST From 26th-28th of July, the Pre-Summit of the Food Systems Summit will take place. During this pre-summit, on Wednesday morning, The International Land Coalition, the European Commission, The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale… Read More

LANDac Discussion Starter UN FSS: “Centering Women’s Land Rights for Equitable Food Systems Transformation”

Centering Women’s Land Rights for Equitable Food Systems Transformation: A discussion starter on UN FSS Action Track 1: Safe and nutritious food for all As part of the Decade of Action, the United Nations Food Systems Summit 2021… Read More

Young Farmers Open Letter Contest

Young Farmers Open Letter Contest BACKGROUND In 2020, the consortium Asian Farmers’ Association for Sustainable Rural Development (AFA) and La Via Campesina (LVC) through the ASEAN Farmers’ Organisation Support Programme (AFOSP) – Asia-Pacific Farmers’ Program (APFP) platform conducted… Read More

Vice Versa | Communities need land rights to gain from investments

In the autumn of 2020, Vice Versa publishes a series of articles on transforming African food systems to provide sufficient and healthy food to the growing population, while at the same time generating income and employment for the… Read More

ITC University of Twente | Implications of Customary Land Rights Inequalities for Food Security

Newly published article by Baslyd B. Nara, Monica Lengoiboni and Jaap Zevenbergen (ITC University of Twente) – “Implications of Customary Land Rights Inequalities for Food Security: A Study of Smallholder Farmers in Northwest Ghana”. AbstractInequalities in land rights… Read More

UGlobe | Open Invitation: Online Expert Meeting on Food Sovereignty

Sub-Saharan Africa faces some of the most urgent global challenges, not least in terms of food – and nutrition security in the background of rapid population growth, water scarcity and climate change. Recent research shows that African households… Read More

International Sociological Association | RC40 Call for Proposals

The Research Committee on Agriculture and Food (RC40) of the International Sociological Association is asking for proposals for a small grant of $2000 to support the establishment or development of professional networks related to the sociology of agriculture… Read More

WUR | Public Lecture An Ansoms: Land Lost – Land Regained in Transforming Rural Landscapes?

Public Lecture Prof An Ansoms: Land lost – land regained in transforming rural landscapes? Smallholder farmers navigating Rwanda’s agrarian land reforms. Date: December 18th 2019Time: 15:00 – 17:00Location: room C62, Leeuwenborch, Wageningen University, The Netherlands In her lecture,… Read More

RSPO | Sustainable Palm Oil Dialogue – Europe

We are pleased to invite you to the dialogue on reaching complete market transformation to sustainable palm oil in 2020. Taking place on Friday 14 June 2019, at the Jaarbeurs in Utrecht, this dialogue will debate how we can… Read More