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Agriculture at Rio+20 side event
22 Mar 2012 - 22 Mar 2012
6:15 PM - 7:45 PM

Room 7 North Lawn Building

About 150 organizations have signed on to a call for strong decisions on food and agriculture at Rio+20 and for changes in agricultural policies and actions. See the document (in English, French, Spanish and German) and signatories at
A High Level Roundtable on Rio+20 and agriculture on March 16-17 underlined the urgent need for changes and to transform agriculture to be sustainable. The document will be distributed before the side event.
Representatives from
La Via Campesina
The World Farmers? Organization
The Kenyan delegation (TBC)
The Brazilian delegation (TBC)
The Swiss delegation
The Norwegian Delegation

The side event is organized by: Biovision, Millennium Institute, More and Better Network
Aksel Naerstad
Senior policy adviser, The Development Fund, Norway (
International co-coordinator of the More and Better Network (
Skype: akselnaerstad

Phone: +47 23 10 95 91, mob: +47 48 25 82 85
Fax: +47 23 10 96 01
Postal address: Grensen 9 B, N-0159 Oslo, Norway

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