VGGT: A case study in the effectiveness of the Committee on World Food Security

Food Governance

Hello from the beautiful Hohenheim University in Stuttgart, Germany.

I am lucky to be here to talk to the class on “Gender, Nutrition and the Right to Food” in the Faculty of Agriculture, Hohenheim University, Department for Gender and Nutrition.

The title of the lecture is: Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT): A Case Study in the effectiveness of the Reformed Committee on World Food Security

Abstract: The Committee on World Food Security (CFS) was established upon the recommendation of the World Food Conference of 1974 as an intergovernmental body to serve as a forum for review and follow up of food security policies. In 2009 the Committee underwent a reform to become the most inclusive international and intergovernmental platform for all stakeholders to work together in a coordinated way to ensure…

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About Dr. B. A. USMAN

I started as a field Veterinary officer with the Borno State Ministry of Agriculture and later joined College of Agric, maiduguri as a lecture & a researcher in the Department of Animal Health & Production. I was appointed the Provost of the College In 2003. 2007 I was appointed Hon. Commissioner & Member Borno State Executive Council and later appointed Permanent Secretary with the Borno State Civil Service in 2009. I was the National Facilitator Animal Health, National Programme For Food Security of the Federal Ministry of Agric & Rural Development, Abuja. I'm currently the Director, Veterinary Medicine & Allied Products (VMAP) NAFDAC, Nigeria. I engaged myself in various aspects of the veterinary profession. I'm a practicing Veterinarian & Strong Advocate of #SDGs most especially #SDGs 1, 2, 4 & 5 I founded Sril Group Ltd.
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