Announcement – “How to Feed the World in 2050?” – Online Discussion on the FSN Forum from 16 September 2009

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Image of World Summit on Food Security logoPlease join in on the online discussion of how we can ensure that enough food is available for and accessible to a growing world population. The results of this online debate will help prepare the High-Level Expert Forum on “How to Feed the World in 2050”, scheduled to take place at FAO headquarters in Rome this coming October.

Announcement – World Climate Conference-3 in Geneva 31 August – 4 September

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Image showing the World Meteorological Organization's logoIn Geneva, Switzerland, earth information scientists and world leaders from 150 countries, the European Commission and many NGOs are attending the third World Climate Conference, the theme of which is “Climate prediction and information for decision-making”. The past two conferences, in 1979 and 1990, were groundbreaking in their impacts and more of the same is expected this year.