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G20 Ministers of Agriculture Must Focus on Smallholder Farmers to Achieve Food Security

The first-ever official meeting of Ministers of Agriculture from G20 countries, to be held in Paris on June 22-23, presents an extraordinary opportunity. Tasked with developing an action plan to address price volatility in food and agricultural markets and its impact on the poor, the ministers are uniquely positioned to not only tackle the immediate […]

Open letter to G8 and G20 leaders meeting in Canada

Open letter to G8 and G20 leaders meeting in Canada (webtorial) The Green Economy Coalition has today sent an open letter to the heads of states who will attend next week’s G20 summit in Toronto, Canada. It calls upon G20 leaders to: (1) integrate the value of biodiversity into national accounts, and to encourage the […]

World leaders urged to prioritize food security, change development approach

Leaders of rich countries under the G8 and G20 have been called upon to adopt a smarter, more innovative, better focused, and cost-effective approach to reducing hunger and halving global poverty. The International Food Policy Research Institute in a new policy report released on Wednesday said a new approach is needed to achieve the first Millennium […]

IFPRI wants G8 and G20 to adopt a “Business as Unusual” Approach ensure global food security

Jun 23, 2010 By Shenggen Fan, Director General, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) To Meet the First Millennium Development Goal of Halving Hunger Halving Hunger IFPRI Food Policy Report Statement to Policymakers Global banking regulation, the European credit crisis, and sovereign debt burdens are likely to dominate the G8 and G20 meetings in Canada […]

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