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Below you can find the complete list of online discusions held until now.
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Youth – feeding the future.  Addressing the challenges faced by rural youth aged 15 to 17 in preparing for and accessing decent work.

Youth – feeding the future. Addressing the challenges faced by rural youth aged 15 to 17 in preparing for and accessing decent work.

Rural youth are the future of food security and rural poverty reduction. 

However, youth in rural areas of developing countries face enormous challenges in preparing for and accessing decent work, including in agriculture. These challenges are even greater for youth under the age of 18. 

This online consultation invites you to help identify the solutions that can address these challenges. Your contributions will inform the policy and programme recommendations issued by the international expert meeting “Youth – feeding the future: Addressing the challenges faced by rural youth aged 15 to 17 in preparing for and accessing decent work” that will be held by FAO later this year.

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until 15.05.2016

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Food Security, Gender Equality and Peace-Building

Food Security, Gender Equality and Peace-Building

The Institute of Development Studies and the FAO are launching this online discussion focusing on food security, gender equality and peace-building. The results will help inform a study aimed at generating evidence-based, meaningful, and actionable recommendations to governments and other stakeholders, particularly international organizations and FAO staff.

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16.07.2015 - 31.07.2015
What are Latin American countries doing to tackle the double burden of malnutrition effectively?

What are Latin American countries doing to tackle the double burden of malnutrition effectively?

The main purpose of this joint Red ICEAN & FSN Forum effort is taking stock of and capitalizing on what countries in Latin America are doing, to effectively address the double burden of malnutrition. The discussion will be an opportunity to exchange ideas, share resources and gain a common understanding on this complex issue. 

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Innovations in agriculture to improve nutrition.  Share your success stories

Innovations in agriculture to improve nutrition. Share your success stories

The goal of this consultation is to identify potential ideas of innovations in agriculture that could promote better nutrition.

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Social protection for building resilience of forest dependent people

Social protection for building resilience of forest dependent people

Forest dependent people are often located in remote and poor areas where livelihood opportunities are limited. Poverty, vulnerability, marginalization and social exclusion are among the major challenges they face. In these contexts, forests often serve as a safety net to cope with crises, which can lead to the unsustainable management of forest resources.

What is the role of social protection in promoting and protecting the livelihood of forest-dependent people?

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12.05.2015 - 12.06.2015
Climate Change, Food Security and Nutrition

Climate Change, Food Security and Nutrition

Climate change directly affects food and nutrition security of millions of people, undermining current efforts to address undernutrition. It impacts people’s livelihoods and lifestyles through different pathways, hitting the poorest the hardest.

The objective of this consultation is to gain a better understanding of the impact of climate change and to identify possible measures to protect and/or improve nutrition. 

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