Foro Global sobre Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutrición • Foro FSN

Noticias sobre seguridad alimentaria y nutrición

  • Dialogue on responsible investments in land: perspectives from Tanzania and globally

    Landesa and the Land Portal will co-facilitate a dialogue on the principles and practices of land-based investments, with a focus on the Tanzanian context. This is intended as part of the broader conversation on responsible investment in land principles, guidelines and practices that has proliferated since the 2009 food crisis and subsequent ‘land grabs’ that swept the global south. This discussion is intended to bring to the fore a grounded perspective on a conversation and debate that often remains in the conceptual or abstract. The Tanzanian context is particularly relevant because of the[...]
  • FAO/GIEWS monthly report on food price trends

    The latest issue of the FPMA Bulletin FAO/ GIEWS monthly report on food price trends at world, regional and country level with a focus on countries where prices of one or more basic food commodity are at abnormal high levels in main markets. Main highlights of this issue are the general decline of wheat and maize prices in the international market; while at sub-regional level, the further increase in cereal prices in East Africa and in the Southern Hemisphere countries the downward pressure on maize prices exerted by overall favourable production prospects in 2017 Key Messages Wheat prices[...]
  • Join the CFS-UNSCN event: Investments for Healthy Food Systems

    The Committee on World Food Security (CFS) and the UN Standing Committee on Nutrition (UNSCN) are hosting the event Investments for Healthy Food Systems on 9 May 2017 from 09:30 – 17:00 CET, at FAO HQ, Rome . This event is part of a series of events to “ develop common understanding of issues and lay the basis for informed CFS policy convergence work ” on nutrition and food systems, called for by the strategy “CFS engagement in advancing nutrition”. In line with this strategy, this event aims to increase common understanding about how policies and investment opportunities can improve[...]
  • Seminar on Global Partnerships for Poverty Reduction

    The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation is hosting a Seminar, jointly organised by the Italian Development Cooperation, FAO, IFAD, the International Poverty Reduction Centre in China and the China Internet Information Center (CIIC) on " Global Partnerships for Poverty Reduction ". The seminar will take place on Friday 28 April and aims at sharing succesful experiences on poverty reduction at country level; raising awareness on key challenges faced by governments, policy makers and practitioners; increasing awareness and knowledge on progress made in poverty[...]
  • Conjunto de herramientas y módulos de aprendizaje electrónico sobre agricultura y sistemas alimentarios favorables a la nutrición

    Conjunto de herramientas y módulos de aprendizaje electrónico sobre agricultura y sistemas alimentarios favorables a la nutrición La FAO acaba de presentar el conjunto de herramientas y los módulos de aprendizaje electrónico sobre agricultura y sistemas alimentarios favorables a la nutrición. Este conjunto integrado de material orientativo, desarrollado en base a la la experiencia de toda la Organización y numerosos socios, tiene por objeto fortalecer la capacidad para la formulación, implementación y supervisión de políticas y programas de sistemas alimentarios favorables a la nutrición, de[...]
  • Online discussion on the 2017 ECOSOC theme

    The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have launched an online discussion on the ECOSOC theme “ Eradicating poverty in all its forms and dimensions through promoting sustainable development, expanding opportunities and addressing related challenges ”. The purpose of this discussion is to engage stakeholder groups, experts, practitioners and policy-makers from various regions in a global dialogue on specific aspects of the ECOSOC theme. The discussion consists of three concurrently running thematic windows with[...]
  • Online discussion on "Agroecology and Nutrition"

    TECA (Technologies and practices for small agricultural producers), FAO’s free web based online information and communication platform for smallholders, has launched an online discussion on " Agroecology and Nutrition ". The objective of this discussion is to identify successful agroecological farming practices which contribute to nutritious food systems. Many successful experiences have already been documented on various platforms of FAO, e.g. TECA (during the previous discussions on “Sustainable agriculture through Agroecology” and “Agroecology and Soil Health”) and on Agroecology Knowledge[...]
  • Webinar: Fostering Learning and Innovation in Nutrition

    The SUN Civil Society Network invites you to participate in the Learning Route follow up webinar: Fostering Learning and Innovation in Nutrition Date: 31st January 2017 Time: 10:15 - 12:00 (GMT) Language: English (translation in Frengh and Spanish will be available for the Q&A sessions) At the end of October the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Civil Society Network, in collaboration with SUN Alliance Rwanda and PROCASUR Corporation, launched the first international Learning Route exchange programme in Rwanda. This six day peer-to-peer learning exchange brought together alliances from 9 African[...]
  • Sumémonos a las mujeres rurales para poner fin al hambre y a la pobreza

    El Evento de Alto-nivel “ Sumémonos a las mujeres rurales para poner fin al hambre y a la pobreza ”, es programado para el 16 de diciembre en la sede central de la FAO en Roma, Italia. El Evento está organizado por la FAO, la Presidencia Eslovaca del Consejo de la Unión Europea (UE) y la Comisión Europea, en estrecha colaboración con el Fondo Internacional de Desarrollo Agrícola (IFAD), el Programa Mundial de Alimentos (WFP) y ONU Mujeres. El Evento proporcionará una plataforma interactiva para abordar las causas estructurales y las consecuencias de las desigualdades de género en las áreas[...]
  • New website for the United Nations Standing Committe on Nutrition

    The United Nations System Standing Committee on Nutrition (UNSCN) mandate is to provide global strategic guidance and advocacy in nutrition to ensure engagement and investment at the highest level and to ensure progress towards nutrition security for all. The UNSCN is open to UN Agencies and platforms and includes a number of the major UN players in the international food and nutrition fields.[...]

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