Territorial Governance for Sustainable Food Systems: Affiliated Session

Date: July 23, 2021
Time: 14:00-15:30
Venue: Virtual event

An affiliated session of the UN Food Systems Summit.

Professor Bruno Losch, research director of the French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD) and scholar associated with the Centre of Excellence in Food Security, will moderate this affiliated session that forms part of the Pre-Summit programme to UN Food Systems Summit 2021.

This side event will discuss the contribution of territorial approaches to design and establish an inclusive multi-level governance architecture and coherent policy frameworks to transform food systems, advance equitable livelihoods and achieve the SDGs.

To register, click here.

For more information, read: UNFSS_Pre-Summit_Territorial Governance for Sustainable Food Systems_23JULY

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