REPORT OF THE REGIONAL EXPERT CONSULTATION OF THE ASIA PACIFIC NETWORK FOR FOOD AND NUTRITION ON NUTRITION ORIENTATION TO FOOD PRODUCTION

RAP PUBLICATION 2006/21

REPORT OF THE REGIONAL EXPERT CONSULTATION OF THE ASIA PACIFIC NETWORK FOR FOOD AND NUTRITION ON NUTRITION ORIENTATION TO FOOD PRODUCTION

Bangkok , Thailand , 3 to 5 October 2006

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 OPENING OF THE CONSULTATION

II. CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE PAPERS DISCUSSED

Agenda item 1: Nutrition promotion – Agricultural dimensions

Agenda item 2: Presentations and discussions on on-going food production and nutrition improvement programmes and projects in the region

Agenda item 3: Sharing experiences and best practices of successful food production and nutrition improvement programmes and projects in the region

Agenda item 4: Policy obligations and appropriate policy frameworks for strengthening the interrelationship between food production and nutrition implications

Agenda item 5: Working group exercise

III. RECOMMENDATIONS

Appendix I: List of participants

Appendix II: Opening address by He Changchui, Assistant Director-General and Regional Representative for Asia and the Pacific

Appendix III: Timetable

Appendix IV (i): TOR for Working group 1

Appendix IV (ii): TOR for Working group 2

Appendix V: Output of Working Group 1: Policies promoting nutrition orientation to food production

Appendix VI: Output of Working Group 2: Programmes promoting nutrition orientation to food production