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Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition • FSN Forum

Topic: Livestock

Discussion
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Eggs: harnessing their power for the fight against hunger and malnutrition

In this discussion, organized jointly with the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), we are looking at the role that eggs can play in effectively tackling malnutrition.

What are the best production mechanisms? How can egg consumption be encouraged in a sustainable way? How to balance the interests of better nutrition with concerns about smallholder livelihoods?

Food Security and Nutrition resources

Livestock and agroecology

his brief reviews opportunities and challenges related to livestock’s potential to contribute to agroecological transition, focusing on four main themes, which rely on different elements of agroecology: supporting better livelihoods and creating added value; conserving and using diversity;...

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Food Security and Nutrition resources

The FAO Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance 2016-2020

Increasing global Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) is a major threat to human and animal health. It endangers modern human and veterinary medicine and undermines the safety of our food and environment. Antimicrobials play a critical role in the treatment of diseases of farm animals (aquatic and...

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Consultation
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Mainstreaming biodiversity in agriculture, fisheries and forestry for improved food security and better nutrition

Biodiversity and ecosystem services are essential in supporting agriculture in multiples ways and at all levels. These interlinkages are increasingly seen as key for livelihoods, welfare, production and development.

This online consultation will contribute to define further the objectives and partnerships of FAO's Biodiversity Mainstreaming Platform and to advance the development of its work programme.

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

FAO’s Response to the 2015–2016 El Niño

From Early Warning to Early Action

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has been monitoring forecasts for the current El Niño since early 2015.

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