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Terms of Reference to Develop an Environmental and Social Impact Assessment and Management Plan Sensitive to the Right to Food

An Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) and the respective Environmental and Social Management Plan (ESMP) allows for identifying the impacts and consequences a future project/intervention might entail, and establish adequate measures to manage the potential environmental and social risks and impacts.

FSS Stakeholder Workshop 05.09.2023 | Berlin

FSS Stakeholder Workshop zum Thema: Menschenrechtliche Risiken in Agrarlieferketten erkennen und adressieren

The FSS: Demonstrating Companies’ Efforts Towards Zero Hunger Supply Chains

This flyer contains the FSS solutions and tools as well as the services that the FSS can offer.

FSS Due Diligence Webinar: Hands on Risk Assessment

The first online event of our FSS Due Diligence Webinar Series on 29th November 2022 explores how the FSS tools can be used to identify human rights risks within a thorough Human Rights Due Diligence (HRDD) management system

How the Food Security Standard works: expected changes and benefits

In order to change agricultural production in a way that meets basic human rights standards, it is crucial to build a theory of change for the instruments used.

The FSS in the context of Germany’s new supply chain act

Handout on the positioning of the Food Security Standard as a tool to comply with the German Supply Chain Act (Lieferkettensorgfaltspflichtengesetz)

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“One thing that I like about the Food Security Standard is the objectivity with which it measures the availability of food to small-scale farmers.”
— Michael Kitetu (AfriCert, Kenya, 2020)

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The Food Security Standard (FSS) takes into account the Right to adequate Food in agricultural production. Applying the FSS in sustainability certification systems ensures that farmers, workers, and neighbouring communities are food secure.

Welthungerhilfe is one of the largest private aid organisations in Germany, independent of politics and religion. It was established in 1962, as the German section of the “Freedom from Hunger Campaign”.

Meo Carbon Solutions is an independent consulting company with a focus on sustainable development solutions, smallholder empowerment and social compliance, sustainability certification and carbon footprint improvement. Meo is working on a global scale and supporting the application of the FSS.

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