With only a few weeks left to the Rio+20 conference and with view to the reform of the European Common Agricultural Policy 2013, in a joint initiative, the Young Organics,www.nourish9billion.org, Youth Food Movement and many other organizations wrote a petition calling for a fair and ecological agrarian policy for the EU.
“Food production and consumption concern every one of us. With multilateral conversations on sustainable development and food production heating up in Brussels and at the highest level of the United Nations bodies, it is now time to act to make our voices heard. We must stand against the undue influence of powerful lobbies and trade groups over our food system. As EU citizens with deep concerns about our current food system and its many failures, we must urge our policy makers to focus on sustainable production and youth as the two pillars that our future food system will be built upon.”