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UN Committee on World Food Security

CFS 2013

The work priorities for the CFS have been determined for 2013 and focus on four topics:

  1. Policy discussions based on the High Level Panel of Experts’ studies:

    • Constraints on smallholder investment
    • Biofuels

  2. Responsible agricultural investment principles (RAI)
  3. Protracted Crises – Development of an Agenda for Action on food security and nutrition in countries in protracted crises

CFS 2014

In 2014, CFS will hold a session on a ten year retrospective on progress made in implementing the Voluntary Guidelines to Support the Progressive Realization of the Right to Adequate Food in the Context of National Food Security. It will also be the target date for the final approval of the Responsible Agricultural Investment principles.

Robynne Anderson

Robynne has extensive experience in the agriculture and food sector, working throughout the value chain – from basic inputs to farmers in the field to the grocery store shelf. She works internationally in the sector, including speaking at the United Nations on agriculture and food issues, and representing the International Agri-Food Network at the UN.Throughout her career she has worked with farm organisations like the Prairie Oat Growers Association, the National Smallholder Farmers Association of Malawi and the Himalayan Farmers Association, as well as global groups, to further the voice of agriculture in the food debate. She has also worked with Fortune 500 companies growing worldwide businesses to assist them with issues management and strategy decisions.

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