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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.

  • The sustainable development goals

    In September 2015, all members of the Organization of the United Nations agreed on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the 169 targets to be reached by 2030:
    Particularly important for the work of the members of the More and Better Network are goal 1: end poverty in all its form everywhere, and goal 2: end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture.

  • Support and promote the 4 per 1000 initiative!

    The 1st December 2015, in the framework of the climate change conference in Paris, the French government launched the 4 per 1000 initiative. This important initiative aims to improve the organic matter content and promote carbon sequestration in  soils through the application of agricultural practices adapted to local situations. The 4 per 1000 initiative deserves our attention, find out why.

  • WTO did not support programs against hunger

    The 10th ministerial conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO) took place in Nairobi, Kenya, just after the climate conference COP21 in Paris. The outcome and the way the negotiations were carried out clearly show how much trade issues are about economic interests and power.

  • Support to the Declaration of the International Forum for Agroecology of Nyeleni

    The Declaration of the International Forum for Agroecology, held in Nyéléni (Mali) in February is now open for endorsements.
    We encourage the organizations members of More and Better to send in their support and endorse the declaration.