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Food for Life Bulletin - April 2014

11. April 2014

    Meet EAA’s newly-elected EAA Strategy Group on Sustainable Food Systems

    The success of EAA’s unique alliance of Christian advocates depends on the expertise and engagement of its members. A key factor is the leadership and strategic guidance provided by Strategy Groups appointed on each of the two focus issues...

     

    Fast for Life! and the Zero Waste Daily Challenge

    Since 2011, the EAA has promoted an annual ‘Fast for Life’ observance on Ash Wednesday and during the Lenten period. This “Fast” encourages individuals, churches and communities to learn more about the impact of unequal consumption patterns on global food security and justice, and to take steps to change how and what they consume...

     

    Food waste, post-harvest losses and consumption patterns to be discussed at the 41st session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS)

    At its 39th session in October 2012, the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) requested its High Level Panel of Experts (HLPE), to undertake a study on ‘Food losses and waste in the context of sustainable food systems’ to be presented to the CFS at its 41st session in October 2014...

     

    Join the Zero Hunger Challenge!

    This is the vision and the call put forward by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon when he launched the Zero Hunger Challenge in June 2012 at the Rio +20 Sustainable Development Conference...

     

    Faith-based organizations working together to promote nutrition through a rights-based approach

    In recent years, EAA members have been increasing their engagement in the international policy spaces that deal with ensuring the right to adequate food and nutrition for all...

     

    Exploring new frontiers for the Voluntary Guidelines on Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT)

    The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) supported EAA in organizing a side event on “Population Displacement and Return, and Land Tenure” at the 64th Session of the UNHCR Executive Committee on 6 March, 2014...

     

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The Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance is a broad international network of churches and Christian organizations cooperating in advocacy on food and HIV and AIDS. The Alliance is based in Geneva, Switzerland. For more information, see http://www.e-alliance.ch/

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