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Le développement rural en question, là-bas et ici; une veille de SOS Faim
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Rio+20 summit under siege by corporate lobbyists

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The UN's Rio+20 summit this week will be the target of unprecedented levels of industry activity, including lobbying and greenwash. At the same time, there is growing critique of the corporate capture of the UN - with UN agencies appearing to endorse greenwashing without any criticism.

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Biovision President, Hans Herren, gets to the roots of sustainable agriculture at Rio+20

Biovision President, Hans Herren, gets to the roots of sustainable agriculture at Rio+20 | Questions de développement ... | Scoop.it

Nourishing the Planet is traveling to Rio de Janeiro to emphasize agricultural solutions as key to sustainable development at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development. Each day over the next few weeks, we will feature a blog highlighting special events or topics of discussion at the conference.

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Rio +20: la faim est un problème politique

Rio +20: la faim est un problème politique | Questions de développement ... | Scoop.it

Dans la plupart des pays en développement, on n'a pas assez investi dans la petite agriculture familiale, dont la vocation est de nourrir les communautés locales. La pauvreté rurale s'est accrue.

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Rio+20 a chance to engage smallholder farms in sustainable agriculture

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The draft outcome document of the Rio+20 summit mentions smallholder farmers – many of them women – in growing acknowledgment of their importance in terms of food security, with the continued threat of famine in the Sahel, and environmental sustainability, as farming accounts for at least 14% of global greenhouse emissions.

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Small-scale farmers’ agency: how the poor make markets work for them

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Small-scale farmers’ agency: how the poor make markets work for them
Bill Vorley, Ethel del Pozo-Vergnes, Anna Barnett   Many of the people attending the 2012 Earth Summit (Rio+20) in June see promise for sustainable development through private-sector initiatives — and expect that improved links to markets can reduce poverty among half a billion small-scale farmers who feed much of the developing world. But most of the ‘inclusive business’ models already set up to do that are reaching only a narrow minority of farmers.


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