This year marks the first observance of the International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste. It also comes during the global COVID-19 pandemic, that has brought about a global wake-up on the need to transform and rebalance the way our food is produced and consumed.
Hear from Sir Michael Barber about the Deliverology® methodology and its importance for creating more capable states.
This event will showcase how indigenous peoples’ food systems, knowledge, values and sustainable livelihoods have been essential in responding to the crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
This is the second consultation of IFAD’s Twelfth Replenishment (IFAD12). The year-long process typically consists of four main meetings.
As COVID-19 continues to sweep the world, we are forced to constantly reassess our expectations of both the human and economic costs that it will bring. The world is reaching a point where unilateral decisions by food exporters and falling national revenues could have devastating effects for food-insecure countries. Rural communities in developing countries are hardworking, resourceful and resilient. But they need immediate help to withstand the devastation the pandemic has laid at their doorstep.