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The joint FAO/WHO international symposium on “Sustainable Food Systems for Healthy Diets and Improved Nutrition” will take place at FAO Headquarters, Rome on 1-2 December 2016. The international symposium will provide an excellent platform and opportunity to explore policies and programme options for shaping the food systems in ways that...
CFS 43 - Committee on World Food Security
17/10/2016 - 21/10/2016
Civil-Society
The Committee on World Food Security (CFS) is the foremost inclusive international and intergovernmental platform for all stakeholders to work together to ensure food security and nutrition for all.  Using a multi-stakeholder, inclusive approach, CFS develops and endorses policy recommendations and guidance on a wide range of food security and...
The Committee on World Food Security (CFS) endorsed in October 2014 the Principles for Responsible Investment in Agriculture and Food Systems (CFS-RAI), after a two-year multi-stakeholder consultation and negotiation process. FAO is now in the process of designing an umbrella programme to support all stakeholders in translating the principles into...
Advances in genome sequencing technology and techniques have the potential to change the way we conduct food safety management. With recent developments of the Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) techniques, the costs associated with utilizing the techniques based on genomics is rapidly declining. Some of these key techniques prove significant cross-sector...
The FAO international symposium on “The Role of Agricultural Biotechnologies in Sustainable Food Systems and Nutrition” will take place at FAO Headquarters, Rome on 15-17 February 2016. The international symposium will explore how the application of science and technology, particularly agricultural biotechnologies, can benefit smallholders in developing sustainable food systems...
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