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Food security talks in Guyana

Georgetown—Around 80 participants from the Caribbean, including government, civil society, academia and private sector representatives, will meet in Georgetown June 19-21 to discuss and analyze implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security. Participants will explore the potential for implementing the guidelines at the regional and national levels; identify priority actions and ways to improve governance of tenure of land, fisheries and forests; and promote links with existing initiatives to create regional and national networks. The meeting is being facilitated by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), with financial support of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). It is being hosted by the Ministries of Agriculture and Natural Resources and the Environment. (Trinidad Guardian, Entre Article)

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