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  • Food Systems Summit

    Food Systems Summit 2021

    On September 23rd 2021, UN Secretary-General AntoĢnio Guterres will convene a Food Systems Summit as part of the Decade of Action to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.

    For the occasion the Dutch government posted a blog about our ‘food system’ in Burundi. The term “food system” refers to the constellation of activities involved in producing, processing, transporting and consuming food. Food systems touch every aspect of human existence. The health of our food systems profoundly affects the health of our bodies, as well as the health of our environment, our economies and our cultures. When they function well, food systems have the power to bring us together as families, communities and nations. The UMVA platform supporting the livehoods of smallholder farmers in the G50 groups is doing just that! Read more at:

    Throughout next week we will publish ‘success stories of individual farmers’ too illustrate our impact. These publications can be followed at our twitter channel:  Https://