Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition • FSN Forum

Topic: Climate change

Food Security and Nutrition resources

Global challenges for a sustainable production of food of animal origin

Food of animal origin contribute to meet human requirements and have large significance, mainly for children and juveniles as well as for pregnant and lactating women and they may stabilize human nutrition. Due to the increase of global population, the higher income in many countries and to...

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Food Security and Nutrition resources

E-agriculture in action

E-agriculture or ICT in agriculture holds great promise in providing access to innovative solutions to many challenges faced by smallholder resource-poor farmers. Access to the right information at the right time makes a great impact on the livelihoods of communities involved in agriculture and...

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Food Security and Nutrition resources

The future of food and agriculture: Trends and challenges

What will be needed to realize the vision of a world free from hunger and malnutrition?

After shedding light on the nature of the challenges that agriculture and food systems are facing now and throughout the 21st century, the study provides insights into what is at stake and what...

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Food Security and Nutrition resources

Wholesome Nutrition: an example for a sustainable diet

by Karl von Koerber, Nadine Bader and Claus Leitzmann
Working Group Sustainable Nutrition, Mutter-Teresa-Strasse 20, 81829 Munich, Germany 

Institute of Nutritional Sciences, Justus Liebig University Giessen,
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How can we protect pollinators and promote their role in environmental and agricultural practices?

Pollination is responsible for providing us with a wide variety of food, affecting 35 percent of the world’s crop production and increasing outputs of 87 of the leading food crops worldwide. However, human activity has put a large pressure on pollinators jeopardizing entire ecosystems and the production of nutritious foods. What is being done and which further steps need to be taken to protect pollinators and promote their role in environmental and agricultural practices?

Webinar

Pulses for Food Security and Nutrition

Organized in the context of the International Year of Pulses 2016, this webinar hosted the FAO experts Teodardo Calles and Fernanda Grande who presented the benefits of pulses from an agro-ecological and nutritional perspective. The presentations of the two experts were followed by a question and answer session which allowed participants to engage in a brief round of discussion.

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