Policy Support and Governance
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Issue Paper

Strengthening nutrition action

Published: 2018
The resource guide is part of the follow-up to the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) that was held in November 2014 in Rome, Italy. It aims at guiding countries [...]

Issue Paper

The nutrition challenge

Published: 2018
This brief describes what parliamentarians need to know about the current nutrition situation in the world and how our food systems are  haping food environments that steer people towards unhealthy [...]

Issue Paper

La ley chilena de etiquetado de alimentos / The Chilean food labelling law

Published: 2018
An adequate nutrition provides us with the necessary energy for the appropriate functioning and care of our body, and is the first defence against diseases. However, many people today still [...]

Issue Paper

Sustainable Food Systems – Concept and Framework

Published: 2018
A technical brief on the sustainable food systems concept and framework, this document reflects the three first-day modules of the FAO food systems/value chains training program. Colleagues and trainees using [...]

Issue Paper

Food loss and waste and the right to adequate food. Making the connection. Right to Food Discussion Paper

Published: 2018
This Discussion paper explores the relationship between food loss and waste (FLW) and the right to adequate food. It focuses on the need to develop sustainable global consumption and production [...]

Guideline

Understanding the Codex Alimentarius. 5th Edition

Published: 2018
The Understanding Codex will be at its 4th Edition and it is a very useful tool to introduce the Codex Alimentarius and its collection of international food standards to the [...]

Case Study

Strengthening food security and nutrition in Caucasus and Central Asia countries

Published: 2018
The brochure describes the six pilots of the project "Developing capacity for strengthening food security and nutrition in selected countries of the Caucasus and Central Asia". Following an explanation of [...]

Report

Nutrition and food systems. A report by the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition of the Committee on World Food Security. September 2017. HLPE Report 12

Published: 2018
At its 42nd session in October 2015, the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) requested the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition (HLPE) to prepare a [...]

Issue Paper

Leveraging institutional food procurement for linking small farmers to markets: Findings from WFP’s Purchase for Progress initiative and Brazil’s food procurement programmes. FAO Agricultural Development Economics Technical Study 1

Published: 2018
Institutional food procurement programme (IFPPs) refers to initiatives that are designed to link demand for food from institutions such as school, hospitals and school feeding programmes to broader development objectives. [...]

Issue Paper

Food losses and waste: Issues and policy options. Global Perspectives Studies

Published: 2018
This paper highlights some of the key issues related to the current debate on food losses and waste (FLW). There is increasing interest from the international community and national governments [...]