MUN ACADEMY ATTENDED CFS 44 SIDE EVENT: THE VOLUNTARY GUIDELINES FOR SUSTAINABLE SOIL MANAGEMENT (VGSSM) FOR THE ACHIEVEMENT OF A ZERO HUNGER WORLD

The event was organized by the Global Soil Partnership (GSP), the European Commission (EC) and the World Farmers’ Organization (WFO). Hea lthy soils are the basis of healthy food production and since ten major threats regarding soil functioning have been found, it is difficult to have adequate measures to solve this issue. Last year, the[…]

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[…]