Food Security

ACT Alliance EU works on policies against hunger advocating for the realisation of the right to food, for a transition towards a just and equitable food systems, and improved and resilient livelihoods of poor farming communities.

ACT Alliance EU monitors relevant developments in EU trade and EU agricultural policies that impact on agricultural markets and food security in the South. We work to increase policy space for developing countries to support sustainable agricultural futures and prevent or reverse negative development impacts.

Agricultural and large-scale land investments in developing countries are on the increase. They not only often fail to deliver on expected benefits to local development but more often, investments are associated with loss of livelihood, land grabs and human rights violations. ACT Alliance EU seeks to reverse these trends.

Natural resources are rapidly degrading. The loss of seed and agrobiodiversity is alarming. We support smallholders as key drivers to change and advocate for social and ecological agricultural practices to sustain and care for the environmental resources on which poor farming communities rely.

News Highlights

Ensure that agricultural sector will not be exempted from efforts to reduce emissions

NGOs calling on Agricultural Council to ensure that agricultural sector will not be exempted from efforts to reduce emis... Read More

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Open NGO letter on Farmers Rights and seed policies to the International Plant Treaty (ITGPRFA) - February 2016

Open NGO letter on Farmers Rights and seed policies to the International Plant Treaty (ITGPRFA) - February 2016 Read More

Resources

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Keeping Seeds in Peoples' Hands

16 November 2016 The EU launch of the Right to Food and Nutrition Watch 2016 on Keeping Seeds in Peoples' Hands  allo... Read More

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Joint NGO letter calling on emission cuts in European agriculture

Joint NGO letter 13 May 2016 calling on Commissioner Hogan and Agricultural Council to ensure that agricultural sector w... Read More

Seed for life - EAA .docx
Open NGO letter on Farmers Rights and seed policies to the International Plant Treaty (ITGPRFA) – February 2016

Open NGO letter on Farmers Rights and seed policies to the International Plant Treaty February 2016 Read More