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Activists Denounce Agribusiness Take-Over of UN Food Body

16 Oct, 2015

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16 October: On the occasion of World Food Day [1] a coalition of environmental and indigenous groups [2] denounces undue corporate influence over the UN Committee on World Food Security (CFS) [3], a crucial UN body in the field of food and nutrition. The CFS has seen increasing private sector involvement in recent years, with detrimental impacts on food security, human rights and environmental sustainability. “The UN CFS is supposed to defend human rights, sustainable development and long-term food security, …

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