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Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2), 19-21 November 2014

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In the context of the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) established the Action for Nutrition Trust Fund to help transform the commitments and strategies endorsed at the Conference into concrete actions to fight malnutrition. The Fund will enhance the...
Ryanwil M. Baldovino of Philippines has been selected by FAO's 536,000+ Facebook fans as winner of the International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) photo contest. His photo, The green season, features a typical rice-planting scene in Lanao del Sur province in the Philippines. Rice plays a major role in this part of the country as...
To face the challenges posed by major global trends in agricultural development and meet the needs of member nations, FAO has identified five Strategic Objectives for its programmes and interventions: Strategic Objective 1: Help eliminate hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition Strategic Objective 2: Make agriculture, forestry and fisheries more productive and sustainable Strategic...
Civil-society organizations are key players in this week's global nutrition conference, as they are tasked with making sure political promises are kept, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said Monday. 
The second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) is expected to endorse a political outcome document, the Rome Declaration on Nutrition and an accompanying technical Framework for Action to guide its implementation. The Declaration commits countries to eradicate hunger and prevent all forms of malnutrition worldwide – particularly undernutrition in children,...