15 October 2014

World Food Day

The 16 of October of every year marks the World Food Day. Declared by the United Nations Food and Agriculture organisation since 1981, the day was established by FAO’s Member Countries at the Organization’s 20th General Conference in November 1945.

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Masifundise and CLSA join the 1 in 4 Campaign

On Saturday, 18 October Masifundise together with CLSA will join Women in Farms Project in a march to parliament. The event is supported by Surplus People’s Project and Slow Food. It is linked to World Food Day.

Raising awareness about Food Security, Sustaining livelihoods and reduction of poverty, the march with “one in four” as a theme, seeks to raise awareness about the fact that one in four people in South Africa goes hungry.

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International Food Security and Nutrition Civil Society Mechanism (CSM)

Civil society plays a crucial role in helping to build consensus, giving a voice to the hungry, representing society’s diversity and being a part of international decision-making processes, FAO Director-General told civil society representatives in Rome, last Saturday.

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WFFP member organisation marks world food day 

A large number of female fishers, peasants and young people hailing from different coastal villages of the Badin district participated in the Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum’s (PFF) rallied on Saturday to mark World Food Day.

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Women’s Workshop Postponed

The Coastal Links SA’s Women’s workshop which was scheduled for 18 October has been postponed. The workshop will bring together women from the coast to share knowledge and skills. The workshop will now take place on World Fisheries Day, 21 November.

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