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Agriculture at Rio+20 side event
22 Mar 2012 - 22 Mar 2012
6:15 PM - 7:45 PM

Room 7 North Lawn Building

About 150 organizations have signed on to a call for strong decisions on food and agriculture at Rio+20 and for changes in agricultural policies and actions. See the document (in English, French, Spanish and German) and signatories at www.timetoactrio20.org/en/
A High Level Roundtable on Rio+20 and agriculture on March 16-17 underlined the urgent need for changes and to transform agriculture to be sustainable. The document will be distributed before the side event.
Panel:
Representatives from
La Via Campesina
The World Farmers? Organization
The Kenyan delegation (TBC)
The Brazilian delegation (TBC)
The Swiss delegation
The Norwegian Delegation

The side event is organized by: Biovision, Millennium Institute, More and Better Network
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Aksel Naerstad
Senior policy adviser, The Development Fund, Norway (www.utviklingsfondet.no)
International co-coordinator of the More and Better Network (www.moreandbetter.org)
E-mail: aksel@utviklingsfondet.no
Skype: akselnaerstad

Phone: +47 23 10 95 91, mob: +47 48 25 82 85
Fax: +47 23 10 96 01
Postal address: Grensen 9 B, N-0159 Oslo, Norway

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