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  • Negotiations on food security in WTO

    The next ministerial meeting of the World Trade Organization (WTO) will take place in December, in Nairobi, Kenya. During the last ministerial meeting in Bali, in December 2013, agriculture was the hottest issue, especially concerning public food security programs in developing countries.

  • The third Financing for Development Conference

    The third international conference on Financing for Development was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on July 13-16th. You will find here the outcome document and the statements from Civil Society and from the Business sector.

  • The 2nd edition of the African Rural Woman Forum

    The women College of PROPAC (Sub- Regional Platform of Farmer’s Organizations in Central Africa) with the support of PAFO (Panafrican Farmers' Organization) and the International Network More and Better and IFAD (International Fund for the Development of Agriculture), organizes the second edition of the African Rural Woman Forum which will be held in Yaounde, Cameroon from 28 to 31 July 2015.

  • Food Sovereignty and Agroecology to mend broken food systems

    Read the output document of People's Expo, the international forum of civil society and farmers’ movements held in Milan, at the Fabbrica del Vapore, from 3rd to 5th June 2015, to respond to the “Feeding the Planet” challenge, by implementing the principles of Food Sovereignty and Environmental Justice. The More and Better Network took part in the Forum.

  • The second EAT – Stockholm Food Forum has taken place

    The vision of EAT is according to themselves “a transformation of the global food system to sustainably feed a healthy population of nine billion people by mid-Century.”
    Not a small task!
    EAT  is a very good and interesting initiative with huge ambition and very good intentions, but it also has its weaknesses and room for improvements.

  • International dialogue on Agriculture and Food Systems Sustainability

    Exploring and mobilize positive action toward sustainable, secure and equitable food systems was the aim of the international dialogue organized in Milan, 18-19 May, by the Global Alliance for the Future of Food. A number of selected funders and key international stakeholders, including the More and Better Network, has been invited to debate on important thematic areas..

  • Follow up the sustainable development goals!

    In September, the UN General Assembly will adopt the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The negotiations have been going on for a long time and it is likely that there will be an agreement on 17 goals to be achieved by 2030.

  • The revision of the working document Policies and actions to eradicate hunger and malnutrition

    The General assembly of More and Better agreed to initiate a process for reviewing the working document Policies and actions to eradicate hunger and malnutrition. The document was prepared by a drafting committee in 2009 with inputs from a broad range of organizations and individuals and was signed by over 280 organizations from across the world.

  • Funders for agroecology, just transition and mobilization against climate change

    Many progressive foundations from USA and Europe met the second week in April at the Just Giving Conference organized by the EDGE-Funders Alliance. The Conference gathered a rich diversity of funders and some recipient organizations, about 200 people. Aksel Naerstad, international coordinator of the More and Better Network attended the meeting.

  • The International Forum for Agroecology

    The International Forum for Agroecology was held in Nyéléni from 23 to 27 February 2015. Nearly 300 delegates from around the world representing different organizations and international movements of small scale food producers and NGOs and supporting sustainable development, came together to promote agroecology and its values.