The ILEIA quarterly Farming Matters has issued a call for papers on: Nutritional values and family farming.
The last issue of Farming Matters for 2014 will focus on how family farming and agroecology support the nutrition of family members and the wider community.
The deadline is September 1st, 2014
Open online discussion hosted by FAO's TECA platform.
The objectives of this discussion are:
The IPC Global Steering Committee is organizing a two-day IPC Global Event under the theme Use and Impact of IPC at the Global, Regional and Country Level which will take place on July 1-2 2014, at FAO-HQs, Rome Italy.
The event will be also the platform to launch the IPC Chronic Food Insecurity Phase Classification as well as to present the the new IPC Nutrition Classification initiative.
On Wednesday 28 May the Government of Zanzibar launched a new innovative Home Grown School Feeding (HGSF) programme in collaboration with the Partnership for Child Development (PCD) and Table for Two to feed over 5000 school children, whilst simultaneously supporting local smallholder farmers by sourcing their produce for the school meals.