Is the Brazilian CONSEA a “multi-stakeholder process” or a platform for participatory politics?
This entry is part of a special series of blog posts about the UN’s Committee on World Food Security (CFS): The Future of the CFS? Collectively reflecting on the directions of UN’s most inclusive body. Read more about this project here.
We quick off the first post of the year by continuing with our third the thematic cluster: “CFS: Multi-stakeholder or multi-actor? And does it matter?” In this post, Matheus brings us a national-level example, the Brazilian National Council on Food and Nutrition Security, aka CONSEA, and argues that more conceptual precision is needed when comparing and assessing the transformative potential of multi-stakeholder platforms.
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