End to Population Growth: We are far from a world in which all births result from intended pregnancies.
Expert Panel Expert Panel The role of the Expert Panel is to produce reports, case studies and other high-quality analytical outputs and processes on various topics connected to sustainable food systems.
The Expert Panel is currently composed of 22 highly-respected individuals, rising to a maximum of Many of these individuals have affiliations to other committees, organizations and institutions in the food systems field.
However, all experts sit on the panel in their individual capacity, and do not represent any other organizations within IPES-Food. The panel has been appointed for an initial three-year term At the end of that cycle membership can be renewed for up to another full term.
They are selected on the basis of their individual expertise and understanding of food systems, their willingness to listen and learn, and their commitment to building bridges across constituencies in support of transitions to sustainable food systems.
In each term it will be ensured that a basic balance is maintained between the gender, geographic origins, scientific disciplines and types of knowledge represented in the panel. Olivier De Schutter LL.
Inhe chaired the EU Network of Independent Experts on Fundamental Rights, a high-level group of experts which advised the European Union institutions on fundamental rights issues.
He has acted on a number of occasions as expert for the Council of Europe and for the European Union. His publications are in the area of international human rights and fundamental rights in the EU, with a particular emphasis on economic and social rights and on the relationship between human rights and governance.
She has made contribution to the understanding of the relationship between nutrition status and mortality in children through her doctoral primary research.
Olivia Yambi has co-authored a number of publications including the following: Nutrition status and the risk of mortality in children months old in Tanzania Bina Agarwal is an expert on land rights, food security and gender who has published award-winning books on gender and land issues, and received the Padma Shri prize from the President of India, and held top positions in several academic bodies.
She is a member of the Future Earth Science Committee.
Agarwal has written extensively on land rights; environment and development; food security; the political economy of gender; poverty and inequality; and agricultural change. A three-volume compendium of her selected papers is forthcoming from Oxford University Press. Molly Anderson is a specialist in hunger, food systems, and multi-actor collaborations for sustainability who has led inter-disciplinary academic programmes and participated in regional food system planning.
She is especially interested in multi-actor collaborations for sustainability, sustainability metrics and assessment, food system resilience, human rights in the food system, food security and the right to food in the US and other industrialized countries, and the transition to a post-petroleum food economy.
She also works to bridge the interests and concerns of academicians, NGOs and community-based activists. Molly earned an interdisciplinary Ph. He is the founder and director of MELCA-Ethiopia, and indigenous NGO working on agro-ecology, intergenerational learning, conservation of forests and improving the livelihood of local communities and indigenous peoples.
He played a significant part in the establishment and activities of the Africa Biodiversity Network ABNand is a co-founder and coordinator of the Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa AFSAa network of networks that advocates for seed and food sovereignty, as well as promoting agroecology and supporting the rights of local communities and indigenous peoples to their land.
In addition to these topics, he is interested in knowledge dialogues and the use of participatory mapping for social learning, identity building and mobilization of memory. Million is also working to integrate resilience thinking into national, regional and global policies.
This includes exploring resilience assessment methodologies that help communities in their adaptive strategies to social and ecological change.
He was also a nominee to the International Forest Hero Award in Nicolas Bricas is an expert in the socio-economics of food systems and senior scientist at CIRAD, the French agricultural research and international cooperation organization working for the sustainable development of tropical and Mediterranean regions.
His main research topics are the effects of rapid urbanization, industrialization, and liberalization on food systems and food styles — that is, food consumption, practices and representations - in African and Asian countries.
With colleagues from the French agricultural research institute INRA he coordinated a comprehensive literature review and research synthesis on sustainable Food Systems Dualine.
Joji Carino has been an active campaigner and advocate over the past 35 years on indigenous peoples human rights at community, national and international levels.
She is an environment and development educator and researcher with expertise on indigenous knowledge and traditional occupations, cultural and biological diversity, international standards on forests, water and energy, extractive industries and corporate accountability. An additional focus of her work is community-based monitoring and information systems as tools for local governance.
Indigenous and Local Communities are supported to map and monitor the state of their lands, territories and resources; track implementation of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and the Agenda for Sustainable Development and hold governments and corporations to uphold applicable standards and obligations.
She has a PhD in political science, and works in a scholar-activist tradition.Title: Date: the dti Achieves Another Clean Audit: Government Committed to Promoting SA Products in International Markets – Ambassador Sibanda-Thusi: Investment Envoy Pleased With Progress of Investment Mission in Japan.
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As a follow-up to Tuesday’s post about the majority-minority public schools in Oslo, the following brief account reports the latest statistics on the cultural enrichment of schools in Austria.
Vienna is the most fully enriched location, and seems to be in roughly the same situation as Oslo. Many thanks to Hermes for the translation from timberdesignmag.com The United Nations and the organizers of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games have signed an agreement to highlight the important contribution that sport makes in the race to reach the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), by the ambitious deadline of Doctor of the University Graduates.
Dr Mohamed Yahya Sillah has been awarded a Doctor of the University for his Contribution to the development of Political timberdesignmag.comce of this contribution has been his work in managing African World News Magazine.
Box 1: The increasing urbanization of poverty in Africa In the next 25 years, roughly million people will be added to the African continent’s urban population, putting tremendous pressure on cities.