Best Sustainable Development Practices

The Call of Best Practices on Food Security, launched by Expo Milano 2015, collected 749 initiatives: a significant heritage throwing lights on scientific solutions, services and products.The Best Practices of Expo represent an important opportunity to share information on how International Organizations, Local Governments, Civil Society, Enterprises, Institutions and Academia, both in developed and developing Countries, face future challenges.

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July, 7th

New Medit, A Mediterranean Journal of Economics, Agriculture and Environment, vol. 15, n.2 (June 2016)

New Medit, A Mediterranean Journal of Economics, Agriculture and Environment, vol. 15, n.2 (June 2016) is now available!
NEW MEDIT, an OPEN ACCESS review, is a quarterly review published on behalf of the IAM in Bari, the Italian Institute of Ciheam. Economics, agriculture, and environment are the key words of the subjects dealt with in the review.
The papers tackle the different problems characterising the economy and the agriculture of the Mediterranean countries, with a multi-disciplinary approach, and the relationships between them.
NEW MEDIT is an information and scientific analysis tool for getting a deeper insight into the economic and the social transformations of agriculture and the rural societies as well as in agro-food networks of the Mediterranean Basin.
The articles are published in English or French, with an abstract in both languages.

July, 6th

1st World Conference on the Mediterranean Diet - Milano, 6-7-8 July 2016

The 1st World Conference on the Mediterranean Diet will take place in Milan on 6, 7 and 8 July 2016 in order to revitalize the Mediterranean Diet, from a healthy dietary pattern to a healthy Mediterranean sustainable lifestyle.
Representatives of authoritative international scientific community will discuss this issue to reach a consensus on how to assess the adherence and the sustainability of the Mediterranean diet at the country level; and how to reconstruct, at least partly, a sustainable eating culture and life style more suited to the times and for all Mediterranean people.
For more information, consults the program.

July, 1st

Rural Poverty Portal

Over 400 million poor rural people have participated in programmes and projects supported by IFAD and partners around the world, and they all have stories to tell.
Here are some of those stories, featuring women and men who are working to overcome poverty and determine the direction of their own lives.
These ground-level accounts of hope and empowerment reside on the Rural Poverty Portal, powered by IFAD.
Browse on the Rural Poverty Portal the full archive of field stories from programmes and projects supported by IFAD and partners around the world.

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