CFS 40 Day 1: Opening Session
Committee on World Food Security (CFS), 7-11 October. FAO headquarters, Rome, Italy

The 40th session of CFS opened today and will continue through Friday 11 October at 17:30.

CFS is the most inclusive international and intergovernmental platform for all stakeholders to work together in a coordinated way to ensure food security and nutrition for all. During CFS 40, policy roundtables will be held on biofuels and food security, and investing in smallholder agriculture for food security. A special event on Friday 11 October, Natural resource management for food security in the context of the Post-2015 Development Agenda: empowering small scale food producers and food insecure communities to be agents of change, will be moderated by the BBC’s Zeinab Badawi. Over 35 side events will take place during the week.


CFS 40 web page: www.fao.org/cfs/cfs40/

CFS 40 documents: www.fao.org/bodies/cfs/cfs40/

CFS 40 side events: bit.ly/1aK8bom

Twitter hashtag: #cfs40
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