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  • International Colloquium on Food Security and Nutrition

    The HLPE has co-organized with the University of Hohenheim (Stuttgart) an International Colloquium inviting scientists and experts from public institutions, civil society and the private sector to discuss the challenges that the 2030 Agenda implies for science and knowledge with regard to food systems. The Results of this dialogue will contribute to the upcoming global consultation process for the identification of “Critical and Emerging Issues for Food Security and Nutrition” . The colloquium will take place in Stuttgart on the 27 September 2016, starting at 10.00 CEST (8.00 a.m. UTC). The[...]
  • Critical and Emerging Issues Open Inquiry – 2016 Edition

    An Open Inquiry on the new edition of Critical and Emerging Issues in the area of Food Security and Nutrition is currently running on the website of the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition (HLPE). The Open Inquiry accept comments until the 6th of October 2016.[...]
  • Nutrition and food security: challenges for the future

    Save the Children is organising an High-Level Event on “Nutrition and food security: challenges for the future” on 11 July in Rome. The aim of the event is to facilitate dialogue with key stakeholders on the importance of investing in nutrition and food security, also in view of the Nutrition for Growth Summit in Rio and the Italian G7 Presidency. The Concept Note with the agenda of the event are attached. For further information please contact:[...]
  • Vacancy Announcement: Policy Officer for FIRST Programme

    Food and Nutrition Security Impact, Resilience, Sustainability and Transformation (FIRST) is a FAO and the European Union partnership programme with the purpose of providing a policy assistance mechanism for improved food security and nutrition and sustainable agriculture. FIRST has a vacancy in Pakistan for a Policy Officer, who will work under the overall technical guidance of FIRST Manager (FAO/Rome) and working in close collaboration with the EU Delegation and relevant government ministries/institutions, as well as other stakeholders and development partners. The officer will seek to[...]
  • Nigeria launches Africa's largest national school feeding programme

    Nigeria’s National Home Grown School Feeding Programme has been formally launched by the country’s Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo at a special meeting of Federal and State ministers and school feeding stakeholders in Abuja. The HGSF programme is part of a 500 billion Nira funded Social Investment Programme announced by the Buhari administration to tackle poverty and improve the health and education of children and other vulnerable groups. When fully realised the school feeding component of this programme aims to support States to collectively feed over 24 million school children[...]
  • “What’s In a Name" an international webinar on different approaches to help people eat better

    This two-hour webinar aims to reduce global misunderstanding about what we call the work we do. It will consist of short presentations of different approaches to help people eat better: Behaviour Change, Social Marketing, (Food and) Nutrition Education, and Health Promotion. Each presentation will define one approach, describe its essential processes, differentiate it from other approaches, and list its key elements and principles. The audience will initially complete a mini-survey, and will comment, question, discuss and vote during the webinar. They will also say if they would like further[...]
  • Supporting Women’s Land Rights: A Debate on the Gender Evaluation Criteria (GEC)

    From 25 Jan.- 5 Feb., the Land Portal Foundation will be holding a debate on the Global Land Tool Network’s Gender Evaluation Criteria (GEC), which were created to assess the effectiveness of land tools in supporting women’s land rights. The discussion will focus on sharing best practices and lessons learned for supporting women’s land rights . Join the Debate on How to Achieve Women’s Land Rights by Any Means Necessary.[...]
  • E-learning course on Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) - version 2.0

    The new free course offers a comprehensive yet readily accessible source of guidance on using the IPC four functions and related tools and procedures specifically focused on acute food insecurity. The course consists of 11 lessons, of approximately 15 to 150 minutes duration each, and it is based on the IPC technical Manual version 2.0, which was originally published in 2012. It is self-paced learning and uses a variety of learning methods to get to grips with each topic: storytelling, illustrative case studies, interactive self-assessment tests and practice exercises.[...]
  • Wageningen UR Food and Nutrition Security Trainings

    The Food and Nutrition Security Training programme of the Centre for Development Innovation - Wageningen UR is pleased to announce the organisation of 2 international courses: Making agriculture work for food and nutrition security, to be held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 07 – 18 November 2016 and Linking emergency aid to food and nutrition security, to be held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 28 November – 09 December 2016.[...]