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2020 Asia Pacific Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition: Maternal and Child Diets at the Heart of Nutrition

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), UNICEF, World Food Programme and World Health Organization announce this year’s virtual launch and online discussion about the 2020 Asia and Pacific Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition: Maternal and Child Diets at the Heart of Nutrition #SOFI2020.

The event will feature speakers including Emorn Udomkesmalee, Adjunct Associate Professor at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University;  Sania Nishtar, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister of Pakistan on Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Nets; and the Honourable Senley Levi Filualea, Minister of Agriculture and Livestock, Solomon Islands

This event is free and open to all and will take place online on Wednesday, 20 January 2021 from 11 am until 12:30 pm Bangkok time (GMT+7)

 To join, register here: https://fao.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ZOVF6C4nSkuOqs75YhgjDg

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Zero Hunger Initiative
FAO is calling on member countries in the Asia-Pacific region to step forward with national campaigns to promote the Zero Hunger Initiative.



Blue Growth Initiative  
Blue Growth is a long term strategy to support sustainable growth in the marine, maritime and aquaculture sectors,  and to enhance productive and sustainable natural resource management.  



One Health Initiative
The One Health approach addresses complex and interconnected problems in a holistic manner.

Climate Change Initiative 
FAO is working to provide a comprehensive programme of support for member countries to enhance climate action for agriculture.



The Interregional Initiative on SIDS—Pacific Component 
The Interregional Initiative (IRI) is FAO’s delivery mechanism for the implementation of the Global Programme (GAP) on Food Security and Nutrition in Small Island Developing States.

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