MUN Academy attended CFS 44 side event: Contributing to sustaining peace and conflict prevention: perspectives from agriculture, food security and nutrition

The event was organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN, the Permanent Representation of the Netherlands, the Quaker UN Office and the World Food Programme. The Ambassador of the Netherlands, Mr. Hans Hoogeveen, started the event stressing that nowadays many people live in hunger. Nonetheless, we throw away about one third of[…]

MUN Academy attended CFS 44 side event: Rural youth employment and entrepreneurship for food and nutrition security

The first speaker was Halatou Dem, Director General of Danaya Cereales, a cereal transformation unit in Bamako, Mali. Her focus was on the fact that rural areas need resources such as water, internet, infrastructure to give people the possibility to live with dignity. With these resources, rural youth will not have the necessity to leave[…]