CONCORD strongly endorsed the EU Food Security Policy Framework, and believes that full implementation of all elements of the policy will make a significant contribution to building a more food secure world for all.

Key messages

  1. Support a rights-based approach to food and nutrition security and ensure Policy Coherence for Development
  2. Support small-scale food producers by strengthening their resource rights, supporting agro-ecological approches and improving their access to local and regional markets.
  3. Ensure a nutrition senstitive approach to interventions that impact on food security, boost community resilience and focus on Disaster Risk Reduction.
  4. Provide support for the implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests, in the Context of National Food Security
  5. Mainstream gender in food security interventions and target activities specifically to benefit rural women
  6. Robustly and transparently assess the involvement of the private sector, ensure coherence with CFS guidelines and support positive investment in local private companies and producer organisations
  7. Set the standard for donor coordination in the field of food security