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Nouvelles en matière de sécurité alimentaire et de nutrition

  • 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[...]
  • Boîte à outils et Cours en ligne sur l’agriculture et les systèmes alimentaires sensibles à la nutrition

    La FAO vient de publier de nouvelles ressources : la Boîte à outils et les Cours en ligne sur l’agriculture et les systèmes alimentaires sensibles à la nutrition. Cet ensemble intégré de manuels – résultat d’un processus collaboratif impliquant les différentes divisions techniques de la FAO et les partenaires extérieurs – a pour but d’améliorer les capacités pour formuler, mettre en œuvre, suivre et évaluer des politiques et programmes d’alimentation et d’agriculture sensibles à la nutrition, ceci en ligne avec la Déclaration de Rome sur la nutrition, les ODD et la Décennie d’action des[...]
  • 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[...]
  • Aux côtés des femmes rurales, intensifions nos efforts pour en finir avec la faim et la pauvreté

    Une réunion de haut niveau « Aux côtés des femmes rurales, intensifions nos efforts pour en finir avec la faim et la pauvreté » , se déroulera le 16 décembre 2016 au siège de la FAO, à Rome (Italie). La réunion est organisée par la FAO, la Présidence slovaque du Conseil de l'Union européenne (UE) et la Commission européenne, en étroite collaboration avec le Fonds International de développement agricole (FIDA), le Programme alimentaire mondial (PAM) et l'ONU-Femmes. Elle fournira une plateforme interactive pour examiner les causes structurelles et les conséquences de l'inégalité entre les[...]
  • 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.[...]
  • International Year of Pulses Global Dialogue

    FAO is organizing a Global Dialogue (GD) on the International Year of Pulses 2016 at its headquarters in Rome, Italy from 22 to 23 November 2016. The GD will provide a forum for various stakeholders in the pulses sector, to discuss the issues and the challenges related to the production, consumption and trade of pulses. It will also generate a set of recommendations for concrete action and follow-up beyond 2016. Webcast link:[...]