This month saw the launch of the Sustainable agricultural development for food security and nutrition: what roles for livestock? document by the UN’s High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition (HLPE).
Prior to the launch, the DSF attended a Private Sector Mechanism (PSM) meeting to engage with many UN Country representatives through both bilateral and group meetings. The forum was hosted by H.E Ambassador Claudio Rozencwaig of Argentina and sponsored by Global Dairy Platform (GDP) and International Dairy Federation (IDF),
65 people attended the forum including:
- 31 country representatives from 23 countries
- 17 Private Sector Mechanism representatives
- 3 Civil Society representatives
- 15 International Organizations and UN agencies representatives and others
Presentations from representatives of Arla Foods, IDF and DSF showed the dairy sector is extremely progressive and fully acknowledges the sustainability challenges facing it in different parts of the world and, importantly, is collaborating to seek solutions to these challenges.