The degree to which the Food Security and Nutrition information produced is actually used by decision makers, and influences policy making, remains unclear. Through this discussion we would like to explore the factors that contribute to our evidence and knowledge actually being used in policy making processes.
To follow up on two rounds of online discussions on the draft Declaration of the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) held earlier this year, we now invite you to share your comments and inputs on the zero draft of the Framework for Action (FFA). This open consultation gives you an opportunity to contribute to the Conference and to its outcome.
The aim of this forum’s discussion, organized jointly with the ICEAN network, is to identify potential action points and initiatives whereby nutrition education can improve the diet of family farmers and create demand for nutritious local produce among the general public, thus both generating income for farming households and enhancing the nutrition of the public.
In the context of the International Year of Family Farming, this discussion targets those active in family farming who have suggestions on how to improve livelihoods of female farmers and how to encourage youth to pursue family farming.