Gorta will hold its 2012 World Food Day Conference on the 16th October in Dublin.
Agricultural Cooperatives: Key to Feeding the World – the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations’ (FAO) theme for World Food Day 2012 – is a call to the people of the developed world to make the global fight against hunger a major priority.
This year’s theme critically examines how cooperatives put people at the centre of their operations and in doing so help their members achieve shared social, cultural and economic aspirations. The conference will also explore the theme of farmers acting collectively to take better advantage of market opportunities and lessen the negative effects of food insecurity and other crises.
The 2012 World Food Day conference, which is being held on Tuesday, 16th October, will take place in the Clyde Court Hotel (formally the Berkeley Court), Ballsbridge, Dublin 4. Speakers who will address the conference include...read more