FAO Corporate Document Repository
 


Results 1 - 25 of about 100
1 2 3 4

 
1. 

Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives 

77th Meeting 2013

FAO JECFA Monographs  [ 77th Meeting 2013, 14 ] ,  2014
PDF DocumentFull Text - PDF | details View
 
 
2. 

Food Security and Nutrition in the Near East and North Africa 

Regional Conference for the Near East (NERC-32)

With high annual population growth rates, increasing urbanization and slow growth in domestic food production, the gap between aggregate consumption and domestic production of food in the Near East and North Africa Region (NENA)1 is likely to continue to widen. The key challenge in the years to come will be to meet the needs of a rapidly growing population in the context of increasingly scarce natural resources and climate (...)
2014
PDF DocumentFull Text - PDF | details View
 
 
3. 

Guidelines for assessing nutrition-related knowledge, attitudes and practices 

Having physical and economic access to food on their own are not sufficient to ensure that people are food secure and well nourished. It is essential that people understand what constitutes a healthy diet; in particular, what nutrition-related health issues affect their communities and how to address these through food-based approaches, and know how to make the best use of their resources. They should also have positive (...)
2014
web document Full Text | details View
 
 
4. 

Biofuels and food security. A report by the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition of the Committee on World Food Security 

 [ HLPE Report 5 ] ,  2013
PDF DocumentFull Text - PDF | details View
 
 
5. 

Investing in smallholder agriculture for food security. A report by the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition of the Committee on World Food Security 

 [ HLPE Report 6 ] ,  2013
PDF DocumentFull Text - PDF | details View
 
 
6. 

Food security and nutrition status in Thailand 2005-2011 

This report is the result of a joint collaboration by the National Statistical Office of Thailand and the Office of Agricultural Economics of Thailand, under the technical guidance of FAO's Statistics Division. The report provides an analysis of the food security situation in Thailand and its provinces by using available agriculture and food data for the preparation of food supply and utilization accounts for the compilation (...)
RAP Publication ,  2013
PDF DocumentFull Text - PDF | details View
 
 
7. 

Food safety regulations and export responses of developing countries: The case of Turkey’s fig and hazelnut exports 

Food safety standards are gaining importance as trade regulations. These regulations affect exports in three main ways depending on the capacities of exporting countries: trade-impeding effects, neutral effects, and catalyst effects. Although previous studies confirm the trade impeding effect of regulations, recent studies show that strict regulations can stimulate developing countries through the scale effect as in the case (...)
FAO Commodity and Trade Policy Research Working Paper  [ 39 ] ,  2013
PDF DocumentFull Text - PDF | details View
 
 
8. 

Making agriculture work for nutrition: Synthesis of guiding principles 

2013
PDF DocumentFull Text - PDF | details View
 
 
9. 

Synthesis of Guiding Principles on Agriculture Programming for Nutrition 

Since the food crisis in 2008, the L’Aquila commitments to agriculture - as well as increased investments in agriculture from multilateral development institutions and foundations - have led to increased funding and human resources for agricultural development, and in particular that focused on smallholder and women farmers. At the same time, the Scaling Up Nutrition Framework for Action (2010) and Road Map (2011) have also (...)
2013
web document Full Text | details View
 
 
10. 

Dietary protein quality evaluation in human nutrition 

Report of an FAO Expert Consultation, 31 March - 2 April 2011, Auckland, New Zealand

Protein is supplied by food ingredients, whole foods, sole-source foods and mixed diets and the match between dietary supply and human protein needs is vital to support the health and well-being of human populations. Since 1989 the Protein Digestibility Corrected Amino Acid Score (PDCAAS) method for evaluating protein quality has been used widely. However, limitations of PDCAAS have been recognised and new research and its (...)
FAO Food and Nutrition Papers  [ 92 ] ,  2013
PDF DocumentFull Text - PDF | details View
 
 
11. 

Proceedings from the International Scientific Symposium on Food and Nutrition Security information: from Valid Measurement to Effective Decision Making 

In January 2012 FAO organized an International Symposium to examine emerging trends in measuring Food and Nutrition Security Information and linking it more closely to decision-making. These proceedings contain the findings from the symposium as well as a synthesis of key discussions.
2013
PDF DocumentFull Text - PDF | details View
 
 
12. 

Promoting healthy diets through nutrition education and changes in the food environment: an international review of actions and their effectiveness 

Background paper for the International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2)

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), of the 57 million global deaths in 2008, 36 million, or 63%, were due to non-communicable diseases (NCDs), principally ca rdiovascular diseases, diabetes, cancers and chronic respiratory diseases (WHO, 2011a). Nearly 80% of these deaths occur in low-and middle-income countries. Deaths from NCDs are projected to continue to rise worldwide, with the greatest increases expected (...)
2013
PDF DocumentFull Text - PDF | details View
 
 
13. 

Challenges and issues in nutrition education 

Background paper on the International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2)

The first International Conference on Nutrition (ICN) was held in Rome in 1992 jointly sponsored by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO). A World Declaration and Plan of Action for Nutrition was adopted by delegates from 159 countries and the European Community who pledged to eliminate or reduce substantially starvation and famine; widespread chronic hunger; undernutrition, (...)
2013
PDF DocumentFull Text - PDF | details View
 
 
14. 

Right to Food and Food and Nutrition Security in the CPLP Countries 

An Assessment Report

Right to Food Assessment, 2011. This publication presents the results of an assessment of the right to food in the Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP). Its main objective consists in assessing the policy, legal, and institutional framework related to the FNS and the right to food in CPLP countries as a way to feed into the Regional Strategy for Food and Nutrition Security. Available in English and Portuguese
2013
PDF DocumentFull Text - PDF | details View
 
 
15. 

Forests and trees outside forests are essential for global food security and nutrition 

Summary of the International Conference on Forests for Food Security and Nutrition

2013
PDF DocumentFull Text - PDF | details View
 
 
16. 

Nutrition Indicator for Biodiversity - Food Composition 

Progress Report 2012

2013
PDF DocumentFull Text - PDF | details View
 
 
17. 

Record of the proceedings of the regional consultation workshop on guidelines for development of food safety policies for countries in Asia 

A key responsibility of every government is the protection of its population against health hazards and commercial fraud from food. This responsibility, in most countries, involves more than one government department. Many countries in Asia are in the process of formulating food safety standards. It is important that these standards be formulated with multi-stakeholder involvement so that they are not skewed towards specific (...)
RAP Publication  [ 2013/05 ] ,  2013
web document Full Text | details View
 
 
18. 

Promoting decent employment in forestry for improved nutrition and food security 

Background paper for the International Conference on Forests for Food and Nutrition, FAO, Rome, 13-15 May, 2013.

Decent employment in forestry is a key to improving food security and nutrition for millions of people who rely on forests for their livelihoods. A sustainable approach should look not only at creating more quality jobs in forestry, but also at upgrading existing ones. More and better jobs in forestry will ensure increased employment opportunities, higher incomes and productivity, and safer and more stable working conditions. (...)
 [ Paper 2 ] ,  2013
PDF DocumentFull Text - PDF | details View
 
 
19. 

A right to food based approach to enhance the contribution of non-wood forest products to food security and nutrition 

Background paper for the International Conference on Forests for Food and Nutrition, FAO, Rome, 13-15 May, 2013. Paper 3

Too often underestimated and little known, there is a need to increase the dissemination of knowledge and information on the crucial role played by non-wood forest products (NWFPs) for the realization of the right to food, whether for access to food, income generation or income diversification, NWFP policies should have well-defined objectives, targets, benchmarks and time frames for their implementation that are known and (...)
2013
PDF DocumentFull Text - PDF | details View
 
 
20. 

Milk and dairy products in human nutrition 

Milk and dairy products are a vital source of nutrition for many people. They also present livelihood opportunities for farm families, processors and other stakeholders in dairy value chains. Consumers, industry and governments need up-to-date information on how milk and dairy products can contribute to human nutrition and how dairy-industry development can best contribute to increasing food security and alleviating poverty. (...)
2013
PDF DocumentFull Text - PDF | details View
 
 
21. 

Guidance Note: Integrating the Right to Adequate Food into food and nutrition security programmes 

This Guidance Note is a practical tool for practitioners who want to integrate the right to food into food and nutrition security programmes. It builds a bridge between the normative dimensions of the right to food and practical work on programme design, implementation and monitoring at country level. This tool does so by briefly explaining the conceptual, legal and operational dimensions of the right to food. Then it looks (...)
2013
PDF DocumentFull Text - PDF | details View
 
 
22. 

Report of the Asia and the Pacific Regional High Level Consultation on Gender, Food Security and Nutrition: Ensuring the Other Half Equal Opportunities 

This publication is the report of the meeting "Asia and the Pacific Regional High Level Consultation on Gender, Food Security and Nutrition" co-organized by ADB, FAO, and WOCAN, which was convened to advance ongoing efforts to promote gender equality as an effective strategy to achieve food security and nutrition in the Asia-Pacific region. It was the first regional high-level consultation focusing on the linkages between (...)
RAP Publication ,  2013
PDF DocumentFull Text - PDF | details View
 
 
23. 

The Human Right to Adequate Food in the Global Strategic Framework for Food Security and Nutrition – A Global Consensus 

The Global Strategic Framework for Food Security and Nutrition (GSF) is the first global framework adopted by consensus, by governments, which systematically mainstreams the right to adequate food and human rights into policies relevant to food security and nutrition at the global, regional and national levels. The GSF requires all stakeholders to implement and ensure the coherence of these policies with regard to the right (...)
2013
PDF DocumentFull Text - PDF | details View
 
 
24. 

Unasylva: Forests for Food Security and Nutrition 

Vol. 64

Ensuring food security and nutrition has always been at the heart of FAO?s work. The Organization?s constitution asserts that FAO?s member nations are determined, among other things, to ensure ?humanity?s freedom from hunger?. FAO?s Director-General, Jos? Graziano da Silva, wrote recently that ?ending extreme poverty and hunger is not merely desirable; it is the indispensable foundation of a new global society that is both (...)
Unasylva  [ 241 ] ,  2013
web document Full Text | details View
 
 
25. 

Quarterly Food and Nutrition Security Report for Latin America and the Caribbean. 

Bulletin April-June 2013

FAO Food and Nutrition Series ,  2013
PDF DocumentFull Text - PDF | details View
 
Results 1 - 25 of about 100
1 2 3 4