FAO Food Summit Independent Dialogue: Defence of agrifood systems

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Description

FAO and other United Nations entities have produced reports on the right to food, including aspects related to environmental protection, social and economic justice, gender equality and peasant rights. Dialogues are spaces for organizations, social movements and research institutions to share experiences, considering ways to defend, improve or transform food systems to build social justice and environmental protection.


This Independent Dialogue will discuss food systems in the Amazon, Cerrado and Northeast Brazil during the FAO 2021 Food Systems Conference. The event will produce analyzes and proposals to ensure the right to land, the protection of ecological agriculture, water sources, and biodiversity and the culture of rural communities. Participation will include representatives from rural communities, social movements, public organizations and research institutions.

The results of the discussion among the participants will be systematized in a report to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). The participation and identification of guests in the report is optional, it can be anonymous or through a pseudonym. Contributions may also be used in academic publications and basic education, but the condition of anonymity of participants will be maintained if requested.
Period9 Aug 2021
Event typeConference
LocationAltamira, Brazil
Degree of RecognitionInternational