Foro Global sobre Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutrición • Foro FSN

Topic: Technology

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Improving food safety and quality along the chain to protect public health, support fair food trade and contribute to food security and economic development

Ensuring food safety is a public health priority, and an essential step to achieving food security. Effective food safety and quality management systems are key not only to safeguarding the health and well-being of people but also to fostering economic development and improving livelihoods by...

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Sensibilización y comunicación: ¿Qué funciona para mejorar la seguridad alimentaria y la nutrición a nivel de país?

El grado en que la información sobre la SAN producida es realmente utilizada por los tomadores de decisiones y tiene influencia en la formulación de políticas, sigue estando poco claro. Mediante este foro nos gustaría explorar los factores que contribuyen a que nuestras pruebas y conocimientos sean realmente usados en los procesos de formulación de políticas, en particular, a nivel nacional y regional. 

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The state of broadband 2012: Achieving digital inclusion for all

High-speed affordable broadband connectivity to the Internet is essential to modern society, offering widely recognized economic and social benefits. The Broadband Commission for Digital Development promotes the adoption of broadband-friendly practices and policies for all, so everyone can take...

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ASTI global assessment of agricultural R&D spending

Overall, global agricultural R&D spending in the public and private sectors steadily increased between 2000 and 2008. As further proof of positive development, most of this growth was driven by developing countries, since growth in high-income countries stalled. But, spending growth in...

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Agricultural technologies and innovation – Opportunities for making a difference

How can we make the best use of agricultural technology to achieve food security? Is there still a role for older technologies and for traditional approaches? Or embracing industrial production systems should be the way forward? Peter Steele from FAO Cairo is raising this topic inviting members and anyone interested to share their views. At the background of the debate lies the African context, where the challenges and potentials are huge and where, unlike Asia, a green revolution, with its pros and cons, never took place.

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The One to Watch - Radio, New ICTs and Interactivity

This book grew out of a FAO workshop organised in February 2001 entitled Information and Communication Technologies Servicing Rural Radio: New Contents, New Partnerships. It focuses on the use of the Internet by radio stations in their efforts to support initiatives for democratic and...

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