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

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The Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) is well aligned with the Zero Hunger Challenge in its vision to eliminate hunger and malnutrition by improving diets and thereby raising levels of nutrition and to create a more sustainable, equitable food system. Both call for the commitment and participation of multiple...
Mongolian businesses take lead in educating employees on benefits of salt reduction. Following Mongolian tradition, Tsagaankhuu Battugs had always used a lot of salt when cooking. “We do not add salt to tea in the Gobi, because the water there is naturally salty,” she says. “But our dishes are quite...
24 September 2014, Rome/New York – Queen Letizia of Spain will join international efforts against hunger and malnutrition by addressing the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) scheduled to take place from 19- 21 November at FAO's headquarters in Rome. The Queen’s participation at the conference, which is being organized by FAO and the World...
The World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations have teamed up to explore stories about how nutrition issues are addressed and understood in different contexts. AMARC is an international non-governmental organization which serves the community radio movement and its listeners, with...
At first glance, the relationship between improved agricultural production and better nutrition may appear self-evident. If smallholder farmers can boost their crop yields and incomes, it seems to follow that their household nutrition levels should also increase. But a recent training session, hosted by IFAD in collaboration with FAO, World...