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|Oct 17 2012 - 12:37pm|
Widener Law School's Environmental Law Center has created a website showing the positions of...
|Mar 20 2012 - 2:10pm|
On March 24-25, the US-Canada Citizens Summit on Sustainable Development will bring together citizen organizations and networks, educators,...
|Jul 9 2009 - 9:57am|
The workshop at the UN was on "Defining Sustainable Consumption and Production" with regard to food and agriculture.
The workshop examined some of the tools and processes involved in...
|May 18 2009 - 8:47am|
At the meetings of the UN CSD, major civil society groups recognized by the Commission (farmers, women, NGOs, indigenous peoples, scientists, youth, workers, business and local authorities) have...
|May 13 2009 - 9:07am|
There is a strong link between climate change and the issues before this session. Sustainable agriculture can contribute to climate change mitigation. On the other hand, if left unchecked, climate...
The question of the sustainability in the food system rises in response to the cries of the hungry, the malnourished, as well as the overfed, the cases of cancer, heart disease and other illnesses rooted in unhealthy eating practices and products.
Food safety, availability, affordability of healthy and nutritious food is increasingly a problem in the US, despite its affluence. In turn, less affluent countries are hit with a "silent tsunami" of increased food prices and hunger epidemics. Small farmers are pressured by the global market system to choose being profitability and social responsibility. How to move towards sustainable food systems, locally and globally?