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01 Jan 2017
  This publication details the experience of the Parliamentary Fronts Against Hunger in Latin America and the Caribbean in promoting legislation aimed at achieving the right to adequate food. It presents some of the lessons learned on how the parliamentary fronts work and the mechanisms that have proved useful to them. There is...
19 Oct 2016
Eradicating hunger and malnutrition is at the center of FAO’s efforts. In order to achieve this, all stakeholders must be involved. This includes Parliamentarians and non-State actors such as Civil Society and the Private Sector. Evidence has shown that the improvement in food and nutrition security is principally due to policies, programs and frameworks that are anchored in legislation. Parliamentarians are fundamental custodians of political commitments on food security and nutrition; therefore critical partners in achieving food and nutrition security. FAO, through its Partnerships, Advocacy and Capacity Development Division (OPC), seeks partnerships and closer collaboration with Parliamentarians, as we work...