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Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition • FSN Forum

The Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition “FSN Forum” is an online platform for multi-stakeholder dialogue on food security and nutrition facilitated by FAO’s Agricultural Development Economics Division (ESA).

The FSN Forum allows registered members and other stakeholders to engage in policy dialogue and knowledge sharing on food security and nutrition both globally and in targeted geographic areas.

Promoting youth engagement and employment in agriculture and food systems - e-consultation on the Report’s scope, proposed by the HLPE Steering Committee 

During its 46th Plenary Session (14 – 18 October 2019), the UN Committee on World Food Security (CFS) requested its High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition (HLPE) to produce a report entitled “Promoting youth engagement and employment in agriculture and food systems”, to be presented in 2021. To implement this CFS request, the HLPE is launching an open e-consultation to seek views and comments on the scope and building blocks of the report.
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News on Food Security and Nutrition

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    While hunger is on the rise at the global level, in Europe and Central Asia, food quality more than quantity poses a problem for many. A considerable number of adults – and children – suffer from one or more forms of malnutrition at the same time, including stunting, wasting, overweight, and micronutrient deficiencies. Given the detrimental effects of insufficient nutrition on child well-being, learning ability, academic performance, and future productivity, promoting healthy diets and improved nutrition should be a high priority on school development agendas. To this end, FAO has organized a[...]
  • Webinar: What’s in a message? The science and art of FBDGs messages

    Tuesday, 26 November 2019 / 15.30-10.00 UTC+1 Commonly, FBDGs messages are aimed at the general public or at specific population groups (e.g. pregnant/lactating women, children younger than 2 years old), and are meant to be designed in a meaningful way, in order to be memorable and actionable for the target audience (i.e. to inspire and enable people to implement the FBDGs recommendations in their daily lives). Although the messages are often developed through a lengthy process, the details of such process are seldom shared or described. As a result, the steps, challenges and lessons learned[...]