World Summit on Food Security, Rome 16-18 November 2009: Declaration

Sectors : Agricultural investment and production, Gender and economic opportunity, Energy, climate change and technology, Financial Institutions, markets, services and microfinance, Food security
Organisation : FAO
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Heads Of State
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Commitments in: Agriculture - Agricultural investment and production

“19. We commit to building capacity, focusing on integrated actions addressing policy, institutions and people, with a special emphasis on smallholders and women farmers. We particularly stress the importance for developing countries of strengthening institutional capacity to develop and implement effective evidence-based policies that ensure access to food, address malnutrition and enable smallholders to access technologies, inputs, capital goods, credit and markets. We will, as appropriate, strengthen the capacity of farmers and the capacity of farmers’ organizations.”