CFS Policy Convergence Products Database

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The Committee on World Food Security (CFS) is the foremost inclusive international and intergovernmental platform for all stakeholders to work together to ensure food security and nutrition for all. This database provides easy access to CFS products, such as voluntary guidelines, policy recommendations and principles.

PR

Policy Recommendations

VGGT

Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries, and Forests

RAI

Principles for Responsible Investment in Agriculture and Food Systems

FFA

Framework for Action for Food Security and Nutrition in Protracted Crises

RtF

Voluntary Guidelines - Right to Food

665 Results for
Enhance the effectiveness, sustainability, and resilience of pastoral systems for food security and nutrition
PR, Year 2016, Session 43
Enable pastoralists' mobility, including transboundary passage as appropriate; securing access to land, water, markets and services, adaptive land management, and facilitate responsible governance of common resources, in accordance with national and international laws
PR, Year 2016, Session 43
Enhance the role of pastoralist organizations and strengthen public policies and investments for the provision of services adapted to the needs and ways of life of pastoralists and their mobility, including promoting gender equality and addressing the specific needs and roles of women within pastoralist communities
PR, Year 2016, Session 43
Enhance the role of grazing systems in the provision of ecosystem services, including carbon storage, by improving the sustainable management of biodiversity, soil and water
PR, Year 2016, Session 43
Restore degraded land and reduce deforestation by promoting sustainable grazing management, such as agrosilvopastoral systems, aiming at improved soil quality, carbon storage, pasture productivity, and conservation and storage of forages
PR, Year 2016, Session 43
Strengthen integration of livestock with crops, including by more integration of legumes in crop rotation and inter-cropping, and forests ' agro-silvopastoral systems - at different scales, including on farm, across watersheds and ecosystems, and provide benefits in terms of addressing input and energy needs in a sustainable manner, including through the use of draught power and the use of manure as fertilizer
PR, Year 2016, Session 43
Leverage the potential of livestock as a means for sustainable livelihoods for smallholders, through enabling collective organizations and actions, investing in infrastructure, facilitating access to markets, and implementing measures to manage risks and address challenges
PR, Year 2016, Session 43
Promote manure management and the use of by-products and re use and recycling of waste, as appropriate, while protecting water and air quality, and improving soil health
PR, Year 2016, Session 43
Reduce pressure on resources by promoting the efficiency of feed crop production and feed use and the sustainable use of appropriate by-products for feed
PR, Year 2016, Session 43
Improve production efficiency and protect the environment, including by improving the management of waste and the use of by-products, and through the use and sharing of innovative and appropriate technologies and practices
PR, Year 2016, Session 43
Ensure that working and living conditions meet national and internationally agreed labour standards and reduce occupational hazards and other harmful effects on workers across the value chain
PR, Year 2016, Session 43
Promote a physical environment and genetic selection that ensures compliance with the OIE welfare standards, including the Five Freedoms
PR, Year 2016, Session 43
Collect comprehensive data on markets linked to local, national and/or regional food systems' both rural and urban, formal and informal ' to improve the evidence base for policies, including age, gender, and geographic-disaggregated data, incorporate this as a regular aspect of data collection systems, and make this information available to smallholders
PR, Year 2016, Session 43
Promote a more enabling market environment for smallholders, that provides fair and transparent prices that adequately remunerate smallholders' work and investments
PR, Year 2016, Session 43
Support affordable mechanisms for smallholders' access to useful, timely and transparent market and price information through Information and Communication Technologies, and smallholders adapted market information systems, to enable informed decision-making on what, when and where to produce and sell
PR, Year 2016, Session 43
Promote and expand opportunities, including implementing institutional procurement programs for public institutions, food assistance and school feeding where smallholders are linked to structured demand for food and agricultural products and where consumers can access sufficient, safe, healthy, nutritious, and diverse smallholder produced food, including during all cases of protracted crises and conflicts
PR, Year 2016, Session 43
Improve procurement procedures through the promotion of inclusive agreements with adapted modalities, which include simplified language, waiving of performance bonds, fast, regular and advance payments and manageable quantities and timeframes
PR, Year 2016, Session 43
Establish policy and institutional arrangements, including innovative partnerships, related to value chains' functioning that empower smallholders, particularly women and youth, and their organizations, to have an effective and equitable role in the design and implementation of contractual arrangements
PR, Year 2016, Session 43
Promote institutional innovation and improve agricultural production systems. Enhance the degree of organization of smallholders to better enable them to integrate into the food value chains and increase the income
PR, Year 2016, Session 43
Promote inclusive participation in local food systems by encouraging relevant authorities' engagement with all interested actors, including smallholders' organizations, consumers and producers, especially women and youth
PR, Year 2016, Session 43

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