GDAE's "The Right to Food: A Weapon Against Global Hunger"
The Global Development And Environment Institute at Tufts hosted Olivier de Schutter for a talk about "the right to food." Schutter is the United Nation's Special Rapporteur on the right food and has been instrumental in promoting this idea as a powerful new tool in the effort to end global hunger.
- — Tufts Live (@TuftsLive)Tue, Nov 27 2012 12:24:28#Right2Food would not have been possible without economist Amartya Sen, who forced us to revise understanding of hunger as a technical issue
- — Tufts Live (@TuftsLive)Tue, Nov 27 2012 12:39:36National #Right2Food strategies should: facilitate coordination, promote participation, gain gov't support, facilitate long-term objectives
- — Tufts Live (@TuftsLive)Tue, Nov 27 2012 13:19:00We need to organize farmers to be a political constituency that matters...as valid participants in the shaping of public policy #Right2Food
- — Tufts Live (@TuftsLive)Tue, Nov 27 2012 13:24:21We need to support rural development and farming to slow down migration to the cities, while simultaneously investing in urban development
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