A Plan B for Europe - As CAP reform proposals are launched, 200 food system actors come together to design a Common Food Policy

25 May 2018

(Brussels - May 29) On the eve of CAP reform proposals, participants at the EU Food and Farming Forum came together to deliver a Plan B for Europe – a blueprint for a ‘Common Food Policy’ shaped by more than 200 farmers, civil society groups, scientists and policymakers from the local, national and EU level.

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Nine leading food system thinkers join IPES-Food

09 May 2018

Nine leading food system thinkers, researchers and activists have joined IPES-Food for the 2018-2020 period, paving the way for increasing impact in a growing number of world regions.

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‘Time for the West African agroecology movement to speak with a united voice’ - Alliance for Agroecology in West Africa (‘3AO’) launched in Dakar

09 May 2018

(8 May – Dakar) Agroecology holds the key to building a sustainable future for millions of people in West Africa and must take its place at the top of the political agenda.

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Agroecology must not be reduced to specific technologies - IPES-Food contribution to HLPE e-consultation

16 Nov 2017

(15 November 2017) Agroecology must be considered as a cohesive system and a set of guiding principles for redesigning food and farming systems - not an itemised set of technologies. 

This was the message from IPES-Food as the panel responded to the e-consultation on an upcoming report of the High Level Panel of Experts (HLPE) of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS), entitled: 'Agroecological approaches and other innovations for sustainable agriculture and food systems that enhance food security and nutrition'.

Read the full contribution here.