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Discussions

Below you can find the complete list of online discusions held until now.
To participate in the ongoing discussions and for more information such as summaries proceedings and resources please click on the title. 

Ongoing discussions

The Future of Family Farming: Providing Resources for Women and Young Farmers

The Future of Family Farming: Providing Resources for Women and Young Farmers

Through this discussion we wish to promote dialogue around family farming issues. What can be done to make agriculture stimulating and profitable for young people and what strategies can promote equality for females working in the food system? 

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until 06.10.2014
Policy outreach and communications - what works for improving food security and nutrition at the country level?

Policy outreach and communications - what works for improving food security and nutrition at the country level?

The degree to which the Food Security and Nutrition information produced is actually used by decision makers, and influences policy making, remains unclear. Through this discussion we would like to explore the factors that contribute to our evidence and knowledge actually being used in policy making processes.

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Previous discussions

The future of food security and climate change in Zambia

The future of food security and climate change in Zambia

Go here to take part in the discussion on the scenarios for Zambia.

Disponible uniquement en anglais / Disponible sólo en Inglés 

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Questionnaire on the Proposed FAO Food Security Commitment and Capacity Profile

Questionnaire on the Proposed FAO Food Security Commitment and Capacity Profile

FAO is working on a Food Security Commitment and Capacity Profile to provide a quick but comprehensive view of the level of commitment and capacity of national authorities towards food and nutrition security. To gather feedback from practitioners on this new suggested approach, we would like to invite you to a short questionnaire. 

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Invitation to an open discussion on the political outcome document of the ICN2

Invitation to an open discussion on the political outcome document of the ICN2

As part of the preparations leading up to the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2), you are invited to make comments on the zero draft of the political outcome document that is to be developed through a process driven by FAO’s and WHO’s Membership.

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21.02.2014 - 21.03.2014
Focusing on Rural Women in a Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Framework

Focusing on Rural Women in a Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Framework

Rural women everywhere play a key role in supporting their households and communities in achieving food and nutrition security, generating income, and improving rural livelihoods and overall well-being. It's up to all of us to make sure that their role is well represented in the Post 2015 development agenda. How would you contribute?

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03.02.2014 - 26.02.2014
Principles for Responsible Agricultural Investments

Principles for Responsible Agricultural Investments

Investing responsibly in agriculture is essential for reducing poverty, creating decent employment opportunities, enhancing food security and nutrition, and ensuring environmental sustainability. However, to achieve this, investments need to be responsible and specifically directed towards the achievement of benefits, while aiming at avoiding negative consequences. To address these needs, the CFS has launched a consultative process to develop principles for responsible agricultural investments (CFS-RAI).  We welcome your feedback on the proposed set of principles.

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