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Food and Nutrition Security

Food and Nutrition Security

The right to food is one of the most basic rights of humankind. However, hunger remains unacceptably widespread, while many systems of food production in use are simply unsustainable.

The Foundation believes addressing climate change and achieving sustainability in the global food system need to be recognised as dual imperatives. Our work in this area is guided by our Climate Justice Principle: Support the right to development.

 
Activity

Activity

Read about our latest activity in this area.

Context

Context

With the world’s population set to reach 9 billion by 2050, agricultural production will need to increase by 70% in order to meet demand. Climate change adds a new dimension of this challenge more

Our Approach

Our Approach

The Foundation believes there is an opportunity to establish the links between climate change, food and nutrition security and gender equality and to use the principles of climate justice to inform a rights-based and ... more

Briefs and Position Papers

Briefs and Position Papers

Briefs and Position Papers published by the Foundation which relate to our work in the area of Food Security and Nutrition. more

Speeches

Speeches

Remarks, Addresses and Keynote Speeches relating to the area of our work on Food and Nutrition Security in the context of Climate Justice... more

In the Media

In the Media

Media Coverage of the Foundation's activity and work and of issues and events related to the are of Food and Nutrition Security... more

Hunger ● Nutrition ● Climate Justice - A New Dialogue: Putting People at the Heart of Global Development

Hunger ● Nutrition ● Climate Justice - A New Dialogue: Putting People at the Heart of Global Development

The Hunger · Nutrition · Climate Justice Conference took place in Dublin Castle from 15-16 April 2013, during Ireland’s Presidency of the EU. The Hunger ● Nutrition ● Climate Justice Conference took place in Dubli... more

Resources

Resources

Resources related to the Foundation's work on Food and Nutrition Security: Reports, Videos... more

Latest News

Raising Ambition for Climate Action, Women Lead the Way

Raising Ambition for Climate Action, Women Lead the Way

Focus will be on women’s participation and partnerships that can catalyse climate justice.

Hold Governments, Businesses to Climate Promises

Hold Governments, Businesses to Climate Promises

On Monday 15 Mary Robinson took part in an online debate Can Ban Ki-moon's summit help build a global movement for climate action? hosted by the Thompson Reuters Foundation.

Patricia Espinosa highlights importance of capitalizing Green Climate Fund in advance of COP20

Patricia Espinosa highlights importance of capitalizing Green Climate Fund in advance of COP20

Speaking in Berlin on the 9th of September on the occasion of the 1st British-German-French Climate Diplomacy Day the Mexican Ambassador to Germany, Ambassador Espinosa spoke about the importance of building trust amongst the parties in the run up to the

International Youth Day 2014

International Youth Day 2014

International Youth Day celebrates the crucial role young people play as partners of change and how they embrace the opportunitty to shape the future of this planet.

Statement by Mary Robinson on her Appointment as United Nations Special Envoy on Climate Change

Statement by Mary Robinson on her Appointment as United Nations Special Envoy on Climate Change

Mary Robinson accepts appointment by United Nations Secretary General as his Special Envoy on Climate Change

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