16 October 2008 – Rising food prices: an opportunity for change?

In the context of the World Food Day, CTA in partnership with the European Commission-DG Development and EuropeAid, the EU Presidency, the ACP Secretariat, Euforic and Concord (European platform of development NGOs) organized the 7th Brussels Development Briefing on 16th October 2008.

The briefing discussed the issue of “Rising food prices: an opportunity for change?”. The session  addressed the causes and consequences of the rising food prices from a development perspective, and the needed actions to respond to urgent needs as well as the best policy options at medium and long term as to ensure food security for the most vulnerable households and market stability for ACP economies.

View the programme, presentations and video material, speaker information, video interviews, and selected documents available online (.pdf)

For more information please contact Isolina Boto (boto@cta.int) or Romano Purro (rp@euforic.org)

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