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Webinar: Street Food in Urban Ghana

This Webinar focused on street food in Ghana. In the first part of the seminar, Stefano Marras presents the major findings from scholarly studies, projects’ reports and conferences’ proceedings, along with the recommendations that the authors have addressed to the relevant stakeholders to improve the street food safety and nutrition quality, as well as vendors’ livelihoods. In the second part of the seminar, he outlines the concept note of a new project aimed at the development of the sector in Ghana and other developing countries.

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05.05.2016

World Food Day 2016 - Climate is changing. Food and agriculture must too

One of the biggest issues related to climate change is food security. The world’s poorest - many of whom are farmers, fishers and pastoralists - are being hit hardest by higher temperatures and an increasing frequency in weather-related disasters. At the same time, the global population is growing steadily and is expected to reach 9.6 billion by 2050. To meet such a heavy demand, agriculture and food systems will need to adapt to the adverse effects of climate change and become more resilient, productive and sustainable.

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05.05.2016

JUST RELEASED: IPC-gFSC Guidance on “Global Standards for Collaboration at Country Level”

The global Food Security Cluster (FSC) is one of the 12 IPC Global Partners leading the development and implementation of IPC worldwide. The gFSC is active in supporting emergency coordination at national and sub-national level and IPC is one of the main tools for the gFSC at country level to inform food security response plans.

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See the attachment: 1_IPC-GSU-gFSC_Guidance-2016.pdf
03.05.2016

Call for Papers: Rural Transformation, Agricultural and Food System Transition

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations invites the submission of papers to be presented during the technical conference on:

Rural Transformation, Agricultural and Food System Transition: Building the Evidence Base for Policies that promote Sustainable Development, Food and Nutrition Security and Poverty Reduction

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28.04.2016