POG members at HLPE colloquium on food security & nutrition

In late September, the Prolinnova Oversight Group (POG) member Esther Penunia, from the Asian Farmers Association for Sustainable Rural Development (AFA) attended a colloquium in Germany on food security and nutrition in the context of the 2030 Agenda.

It was organised by the High-Level Panel of Experts (HPLE) on Food Security and Nutrition of the United Nations Committee on World Food Security (CFS) and the Research Centre for Global Food Security and Ecosystems at the University of Hohenheim (Stuttgart).

A brief report on the event and what Esther said about the roles of small-scale farmers in research, published in Rural 21, can be found under http://www.rural21.com/english/news/detail/article/food-systems-in-crisis-areas-a-key-topic-in-the-years-ahead-00002084/

The presentations made by Esther and others during the colloquium and the press release can be found under https://gfe.uni-hohenheim.de/en/colloquium and https://gfe.uni-hohenheim.de/en/events

The final report on the colloquium, co-authored by POG member Ann Waters-Bayer, who also attended the event as co-rapporteur, can be found here.

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