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Climate justice conference report published

climate-justice-reportThe Hunger, Nutrition and Climate Justice Conference held in Dublin mid-April 2013 promised to be different. And as the conference’s newly published report shows, the meeting lived up to this expectation.

The main objective of the 2-day gathering on 15 and 16 April was to lead the way in ensuring that future international policy processes are grounded in the realities of people’s lives—in particular smallholders who produce the bulk of the world’s food supply amidst growing resource pressures and a changing climate. To this end, the meeting facilitated global decision makers to have open discussions with farmers from marginalized areas affected by hunger, under-nutrition and climate change.

The 300 participants included statespersons, globally renowned philanthropists, development professionals, and grassroots representatives from communities in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, the Arctic, the Caribbean and the Pacific.

Farmers from Malawi, where ‘fertilizer’ trees of the Gliricidia species are raising maize yields several-fold, shared their experiences as part of the conference.

This year (2013) the international community reviews and rates countries’ progress towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals. By enabling listening and learning between policy makers and grassroots people, the conference provided a framework for a better way to arrive at the development agenda post-2015.

Richly linked to speeches, documents and multimedia content, the conference report serves as a one-stop shop for the conference proceedings and background information. Key speeches linked include those of HE Mr Michael D Higgins, the President of Ireland, and of Mrs Mary Robinson, the former President of Ireland and current President of the Mary Robinson Foundation.

The conference was sponsored by the Mary Robinson Foundation, Irish Aid, the World Food Progamme, and the CGIAR Research Programme on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS).

Download PDF Hunger, Nutrition and Climate Justice Conference report

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Daisy Ouya

Daisy Ouya

Daisy Ouya is a science writer and communications specialist with the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF). Over the past 15 years she has been packaging and disseminating scientific knowledge in the fields of entomology, agriculture, health, HIV/AIDS research, and marine science. Daisy is a Board-certified Editor in the Life Sciences (bels.org) and has a Masters’ degree in chemistry from the University of Connecticut, USA. Her BSc is from the University of Nairobi in her native Kenya. She has worked as a journal editor, science writer, publisher, and communications strategist with various organizations. She joined ICRAF in July 2012. Twitter: @daisyouya

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