REPORT OF THE REGIONAL EXPERT CONSULTATION OF THE ASIA-PACIFIC NETWORK FOR FOOD AND NUTRITION ON CONCRETIZING ACTIONS ON ESTABLISHMENT OF FOOD INSECURITY AND VULNERABILITY INFORMATION AND MAPPING SYSTEMS (FIVIMS)



Wadduwa, Sri Lanka, 9 - 12 November 1999

REGIONAL OFFICE FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC (RAP)
FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
BANGKOK, DECEMBER 1999

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Dr Biplab K. Nandi
Senior Food and Nutrition Officer
FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
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Table of Contents

 

I. INTRODUCTION

II. CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE PAPERS DISCUSSED

Appendix I
List of participants

Appendix II
Opening speech*

Appendix III
Inaugural programme

Appendix III (Cont'd)
Agenda

Appendix IV
Timetable

Appendix V
Status report on FIVIMS implementation

Appendix VI
Inventory of nutrition country profile (NCP) and other relevant databases and information resources

Appendix VII
Facilitating factors and constraints in the establishment and operationalization of FIVIMS

Appendix VIII
Monitoring guide for establishment and operationalization of FIVIMS

Appendix IX
Key indicators