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13 Sep 2019
En marge du 5ème Forum Investir en Afrique tenu du 10 au 12 septembre 2019, Abebe Haile-Gabriel, Assistant Directeur Général et Représentant Régional de la FAO pour l’Afrique a rencontré Pierre Ngolo et Isidore Mvouba respectivement Président du Senat et Président de l’Assemblée Nationale. Ils se sont entretenus sur le rôle du Parlement dans la lutte contre la faim et la malnutrition et les a félicité pour leur leadership dans la mise en place de l’APCSAN et leur dévouement pour la création de la plateforme parlementaire sous régionale pour la sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle. L’objectif de cette démarche est d’encourager le...
19 Jul 2019
Members of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament, the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA), and the Rwandan Parliament met in Kigali, Rwanda from 16 -19 July 2019, for a weeklong learning exchange which focused on mainstreaming gender into agriculture and strategies to improve food security. The week featured a two-day capacity building workshop, designed to support parliamentarians in developing effective gender-responsive policies and legislation, and also included a high-level policy dialogue and field visits to Rwandan cooperatives devoted to soya bean and coffee production. Representatives of civil society organization representatives, intergovernmental organizations, think tanks, and the media also...
13 Jun 2019
Brazzaville - « L'amélioration de l’alimentation et de la nutrition exige un effort collectif. Il faut des lois bien conçues pour améliorer les systèmes alimentaires, garantir des régimes alimentaires sains et fournir des repas scolaires plus riches. Il faut également des budgets publics adéquats et des cadres juridiques solides pour consolider les progrès et continuer à allerde l'avant. » Se basant sur l’assertion susmentionnée de José Graziano da Silva, Directeur général de l’Organisation...
28 May 2019
As producers of the majority of the world’s food, family farmers not only contribute to food security and nutrition, but also fulfil economic, environmental, social and cultural functions in the areas in which they live. Despite this, family farmers are paradoxically among the world’s most vulnerable and food-insecure populations. The UN Decade of Family Farming, led by FAO and IFAD, is an opportunity to work together to create an enabling environment for family farmers. During the global launch of the Decade, a wide range of stakeholders came together for a three-day period to work on concrete actions to support...
07 May 2019
Rome – Senator Guido Girardi, author of the Chile’s food labeling law, recently visited FAO for a working meeting with the Parliamentary Alliances team of the Partnerships division, taking the opportunity to present an update on the impact of the law.  The Chilean food labeling law, which entered into force in 2016, was the first of its kind and an important example of the role that parliamentarians can play in improving food security and nutrition. The law requires foods that exceed specified limits of sodium, sugar, and saturated fats to be clearly labeled as such, and imposes certain restrictions on advertising...
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