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UN Recognizes Meat Production’s Impact on Deforestation and Land Grabbing

21 Oct 2016

UN Recognizes Meat Production’s Impact on Deforestation and Land Grabbing

21 Oct  2016 : The United Nations Committee on Food Security (CFS) (1), adopted a set of recommendations at its annual meeting in Rome this week that emphasize the need to address the impacts of unsustainable meat and dairy production on deforestation, land grabbing, and food security. These recommendations are welcomed by the Global Forest Coalition (2), and other civil society organizations that had advocated for them (3). They particularly welcomed recommendations related to the rights of women working in the …

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