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Invitation to the More and Better General Meeting in Rome, Italy


Dear More and Better members,
dear friends,

we have the pleasure to invite you to the General Meeting of the More and Better Network on Sunday, October 16th.
The meeting will held in Rome (Italy), in connection with the Annual Forum of the Civil Society Mechanism (CSM) for the relations with the UN Committee on World Food Security (FAO Headquarter, 15-16 October).

  • How to follow up the Sustainable Development Goals?

    Many of the members of the More and Better Network are engaged in discussions and work on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). There is no common plan for how to follow up and monitor the work of the governments on the SDGs. It would be useful to share knowledge, experiences and thoughts about what kind of monitoring and following-up mechanisms and structure should be or have been put in place.

  • How the Sustainable Development Goals can be reached by 2030?

    A new report published by the Norwegian ForUM for Development and Environment (ForUM) investigate on how Norway can reach the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.

  • Reaching beyond 'business as usual'. CSOs call on FAO Regional Conference for Europe and Central Asia

    Representatives from civil society organizations - including the More and Better Network - gathered in Antalya to provide their contribution to the to the 30thFAO Regional Conference for Europe and Central Asia (3-5 May).

  • The True Cost of American Food

    In mid-April the conference The True Costs of American Food took place in San Francisco, US. Prince Charles of UK held a very good opening speech (on video), and there were many good and interesting speeches and discussions.

  • Important processes in the Committee on World Food Security

    Many important processes are now taking place in the UN Committee on World Food Security (CFS), and many civil society organizations are taking actively part through the Civil Society Mechanism (CSM).

  • Zero Hunger Challenge

    The Zero Hunger Challenge was launched by the United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, in 2012, and is now linked to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). The Zero Hunger Challenge has five goals..

  • More and Better supports workshops towards the implementation of SDGs

    The More and Better Network will be supporting four workshops organized by some of the member organisations in different countries, with the aim to follow up on the SDGs process from a national/regional perspective. The workshops - that are currently being organized in Nigeria, Ethiopia, Uganda and India - are centred on some specific areas impacted by the SDGs and related to food and agriculture.

  • The Nyéléni European Forum, call for mobilization

    The Nyéléni Europe Coordination Committee has launched a mobilization call for participation to the 2nd Nyéléni Europe Forum for Food Sovereignty, to be held in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, from the 26 to the 30 October 2016.

  • FAO and Agroecology

    FAO announces that will organize an International Symposium on Agroecology for Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems in Kunming, Yunnan, China, from 28th August to 1st September 2016. The agenda and background information will be launched soon with a specific website.

  • Organize workshops on the Sustainable Development Goals

    More and Better Network (MaB) can contribute to advance some of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We encourage  member-organizations in MaB to organize meetings in order to discuss what is needed to reach some of the SDGs in your country and/or how your government can contribute to advance the goals through its international policies, and to propose policies and actions to your government.