On May 18, 2021 nearly 120 delegates participated in a multistakeholder dialogue on sustainable food systems co-organized by the Netherlands Food Partnership, Rabobank, Wageningen University & Research, VNO NCW, Oxfam Novib, Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
On this forum, CISDOMA’s representative shared the case studies on cooperative models of small farmers to improve the efficiency of agricultural land use and ensure food security. The dialogue is an activity within the series of preparation events series for the United Nations Summit on food systems that will take place in September 2021 (UN FSS 2021). The multistakeholder dialogue consists of 7 sessions on related topics such as 1) seed systems, 2) food loss and waste, 3) digitalization, 4) access to nutritious food, 5) finance, 6) responsible business conduct, and 7) natural resources management. In this dialogue, delegates from all around the world introduced examples; shared practical experience on the achievements, challenges recommendations; and discussed opportunities to expand multi-stakeholder platforms that contribute to system changes to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.