RAP PUBLICATION 2006/01

RAP PUBLICATION 2006/01

Report of the Regional Expert Consultation of the Asia Pacific Network for Food and Nutrition on Food Insecurity and Vulnerability Information and Mapping Systems (FIVIMS) Initiatives in the Region

Bangkok, Thailand, 15 to 18 November 2005


FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
REGIONAL OFFICE FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC

Bangkok, 2006
 

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Table of Contents

Foreword

I. INTRODUCTION

II. CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE PAPERS PRESENTED AND DISCUSSED

AGENDA ITEM I: REVIEW OF FOOD AND NUTRITION INSECURITY AND VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGIES
AGENDA ITEM 2: SELECTED COUNTRY PRESENTATIONS ON FIVIMS STATUS
AGENDA ITEM 3: CHALLENGES TO REDUCING VULNERABILITY TO FOOD INSECURITY ASSOCIATED WITH NATURAL DISASTERS
AGENDA ITEM 4: REVIEW OF ICN/WFS: FYL FOLLOW UP ACTIVITIES (COUNTRY PRESENTATIONS)
AGENDA ITEM 5: DISCUSSION ON SHARING FIVIMS EXPERIENCES AND LESSONS LEARNED

ANNEXES

ANNEX I: LIST OF PARTICIPANTS
ANNEX II: OPENING ADDRESS BY ADG/RR
ANNEX III: OPENING ADDRESS BY DONOR REPRESENTATIVE
ANNEX IV: OBJECTIVES, AGENDA, EXPECTED OUTPUTS
ANNEX V: TENTATIVE PROGRAMME
ANNEX VI: WORKING GROUPS DISCUSSION
ANNEX VII: MATRIX OF FIVIMS RELATED PROGRAMMES/ACTIVITIES: APPLICATION, STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES