Closing press conference: Civil Society Forum “Terra Preta”

Invitation TO Press Conference

“Empty policies will not will the plates”

June 5th, 11h

In FAO, Iran Room

On June 5th the FAO High Level Conference on World Food Security is going to present its final declaration with recommendations on how to ease the current world food crisis. Small farmers, fisherfolks, indigenous peoples, pastoralists and Non-governmental Organisations have been holding their own Civil Society Forum “Terra Preta” on the Food Crisis, Climate Change, Agrofuels and Food Sovereignty.

At the press briefing, representatives of Terra Preta will give their critical assessment of the official High Level Conference and present their own views and demands on how to realize the right to food and food sovereignty in the world. The press conference will take place:

On June 5th, at 11h
In FAO, Iran Room

The following civil society representatives will be available:

Maryam Rahmanian, Cenesta, Iran
Flavio Valente, FIAN International, Brazil
Herman Kumara, World Forum of Fisher Peoples, Sri Lanka
Dena Hoff, National Family Farm Coalition and Via Campesina, USA
Diwirgai Martinez, Movimiento de la Juventud Kuma, Panama
Akylbek Rakaev, Kyrgiz Sheep Breeders Association

For more information, please contact: Isabelle Delforge (++39-3491610296) or Armin Paasch: (++49-0049-176-22630755)