Putting Food on the Table Food Security conference

October 13, 2014

October 14, 2014

8:30 am To 5:00 pm

Casula Powerhouse, Casula

www.righttofood.org.au

Event Description

HELP US PUT HUNGER ON THE AGENDA

About 5% – or over a million – Australians regularly can’t put adequate food on the table to feed their families. The numbers are even higher in some areas and amongst particular populations. This hidden hunger may not be visible, but can have serious short and long term effects on health, education, employment and productivity (National Health Survey 2004-5). We’ll be tackling this challenge at our inaugural conference on food security, Putting Food on The Table.

Held on 13 & 14 October 2014 in Sydney, this two day event will bring together policy makers, academics, community development workers, and health promoters, exploring solutions at a range of levels:

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Food security is everyone’s business. Get involved in the Putting Food on the Table conference and help us put hunger on the Australian agenda.

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The provisional program for the Right to Food Coalition’s Putting Food on the Table Conference is available on: http://righttofood.org.au/program/

It is shaping up to be a wonderful program so we encourage you all to take a look at it and register (Program subject to change as speakers are confirmed). 

Please also promote to your networks and forward all enquiries to info@righttofood.org.au

 

Organizers

Right to Food Coalition

Po Box 1241, Sydney 2001

0410 145 473

http://righttofood.org.au

Short description—organiser

The Right to Food Coalition comprises representatives from a range of Sydney based organisations working to raise the profile of food insecurity. We believe everyone has the right to access fresh, nutritious, affordable and culturally appropriate food. Putting Food on the Table is our first collaboration and aims to stimulate discussion and action on this important issue.

Early bird fees for the conference have been extended until Friday 5 September 2014. Register today at http://righttofood.org.au/register/

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