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WFP Food Assistance for Assets (FFA) – June 2021 – World

The World Food Programme’s Food Assistance for Assets (FFA) aims to address the most food-insecure people’s immediate food needs and to improve their long-term food security and resilience.

FFA aims to address the most food-insecure people’s immediate food needs with cash, vouchers or food transfers while improving their long-term food security and resilience. In 2021, over 7.5 million people (3.6 million male and over 3.9 million female) benefited from FFA activities in 49 countries.

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Director-General opens special session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) – World

The Committee adopts policy recommendations on agroecological and other innovative approaches

04 June 2021, Rome – Agroecology, digital technologies and innovation all form part of the holistic redesign of the world’s agri-food systems to make them “more efficient, more inclusive, more resilient and more sustainable,” QU Dongyu, Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) said today.

The Director-General spoke at the opening of the 48th Special Session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS), the inclusive multistakeholder platform set up to allow all stakeholders to work together to ensure food security and

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Rethinking Food Systems – World

*In June 2021, on the margins of World Environment Day, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and partners launched the *Transformative Partnership Platform*on agroecology – a **farming approach that’s inspired by natural ecosystems combines local and scientific knowledge and focuses on the interactions between plants, animals, humans and the environment. As the UN prepares for its first-ever Food Systems Summit in September 2021, we explore the impact of food systems on the environment.*

Over decades, as populations have grown, more people are consuming – and wasting more food – than ever before. Unsustainable food production and consumption

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