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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.

  • The civil society mechanism to the Committee on World Food Security

    The International Civil Society Mechanism for food security and nutrition (CSM) to the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) facilitated, this year, the participation of more then 200 representatives from the different constituencies.

  • Small scale food producers launch the first ever joint vision for agroecology

    In a new report launched October 13, small scale food producers present their first ever common vision on agroecology for Food Sovereignty to Governments assembled at the Committee on World Food Security. 

  • Treaty on plant genetic resources under threat. A warning from the farmers' seeds network

    The farmers’ seeds network addressed a message to the Governing Body of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (IT-PGRFA), convened in Rome from 5th to 9th October, to warn against the threat of new patents on native seeds.

  • The second edition of the African Rural Women Forum

    In the small village of Mfou, not too far from Yaoundè, in the South of Cameroun, representatives of rural women from around the African continent gathered, from the 22 to the 25 of September, to debate on how to increase investments for women engaged in rural and family farms. 

  • International Permaculture Conference. Designing the world we want.

    About 600 people from more than 70 countries all over the world took part in the International Permaculture Conference in London the second week in September. The motto for the successful conference was Designing the World We Want. Permaculture is much more than designing farms and implementing special farming techniques.

  • WTO Ministerial Conference in Kenya in December

    The 10th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO) will take place in Nairobi, Kenya on December 15-18th. Agriculture has always been one of the most controversial issues in WTO, and is at the center stage of the negotiations leading up to the ministerial conference of December.

  • Climate meetings in Paris, COP 21 / CMP 11 and CSOs activities

    The international UN climate meetings COP21/CMP 11 will take place in Paris, France, November 30 – December 11. In addition to the UN conference, there will be a lot of civil society meetings and other activities in a dedicated space at Paris-Le Bourget where also the UN conference will take place.

  • Sustainable Development Goals

    The United Nations summit for the adoption of the post-2015 development agenda will be held from 25 to 27 September 2015, in New York, and convened as a high-level plenary meeting of the General Assembly.

  • Climate-smart agriculture

    The term 'Climate-smart agriculture (CSA)' is very controversial and contested – even among members of the More and Better Network. Some organizations see this as a good term for agriculture that fits to the definition used by the Global Alliance for Climate-Smart agriculture:...

  • 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.