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African social movements call on UN food summit to give people back control (IIED)

Million Belay writes: Since the end of 2019, the UN Food Systems Summit (UNFSS) has been one of the most talked-about events. The appointment of Agnes Kalibata, president of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) as the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the summit took many people by surprise. For many civil society organisations (CSOs) and small-scale producers, the ‘green revolution’ high-tech, corporate-controlled approach lies at the heart of Africa’s food system’s challenge

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