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The international Symposium “Agriculture, Biodiversity and Food Security: From Commitments to Actions"

The International Symposium "Agriculture, Biodiversity and Food Security: From Commitments to Actions" will be held at the Quebec City Convention Centre from April 30 to May 2, 2024 . The event is co-organised by Université Laval's Graduate School of International Studies (ESEI), the Quebec government's ministère des Relations internationales et de la Francophonie (MRIF), the Food and Agriculture

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Grist to the mill of knowledge: FSN Forum and Publications and Library Branch join forces

The Publications and Library branch and the FSN Forum are teaming up to provide Forum participants with additional references and resources to raise awareness on topics of their contributions. Who does what The Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN Forum) is FAO’s open, neutral platform for multistakeholder dialogue. Launched in 2007, it facilitates exchange, and promotes transparency


Webinar: Governance and policy innovation: Country experiences, tools and approaches

| Zoom | 14:00-16:00 (CET) | English In pursuit of the goal to create "more efficient, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable agrifood systems for better production, better nutrition, a better environment, and a better life, leaving no one behind," the FAO acknowledges the pivotal role of innovation in elevating the impact of its projects and programmes. This webinar will provide a unique



at 12.30 – 14.00 hours (CET) , the State of Food and Agriculture team launch the new SOFA 2023 report on “Revealing the true cost of food to transform agrifood systems”. The 2023 edition of the SOFA report focuses on uncovering the hidden impacts of our agrifood systems for informed decision-making. It proposes true cost accounting as an approach to quantify the hidden costs and benefits of our


51st Session of the Committee on World Food Security

The 51st Session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) was held from 23 to 27 October 2023 and adjourned. It was titled "Making a Difference in Food Security and Nutrition". During its 51st Session, the CFS is set to endorse the following three documents: the Voluntary Guidelines on Gender Equality and Women’s and Girls’ Empowerment in the Context of Food Security and Nutrition; Policy

The FAO Science and Innovation Forum 2023

The World Food Forum ( WFF ) 2023 theme will be “ Agrifood systems transformation accelerates climate action ” and under its umbrella, the 2 nd edition of the FAO Science and Innovation Forum (SIF) will focus on “ Science and Innovation for Climate Action ” from 16-20 October 2023 in a hybrid format at FAO headquarters in Rome and through a digital platform. Addressing the interlinked global

The 2023 World Food Forum

The 2023   World Food Forum   (WFF) with the theme “Agrifood systems transformation accelerates climate action” will take place on 16-20 October at FAO headquarters. By bringing together t he WFF Global Youth Forum , the FAO Science and Innovation Forum and the FAO Hand-in-Hand Investment Forum , the WFF will foster an intergenerational dialogue among agrifood stakeholders, and advance bold and

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Launch of the HLPE-FSN Report #18: Reducing inequalities for food security and nutrition

15 June 2023 | 14.00 CEST | The High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition (HLPE-FSN) is pleased to announce that the hybrid event for the launch of its 18th report on “ Reducing inequalities for food security and nutrition ” will take place at the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)'s headquarters upon the registration for in-person and online participation.


Focus on governance: A framework for more effective policy and technical support

FAO hosted an event to launch its four-phased framework for governance analysis, focusing on the ways it can offer more effective and realistic support to advance transformative change. During the event, panelists from the Governments of Indonesia and Tunisia showcased recent experiences of FAO’s support in their countries, demonstrating how investing efforts in governance can help advance

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New UN report focuses on food security and nutrition in Europe and Central Asia, points way towards more affordable and sustainable diets

News story: The Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition in Europe and Central Asia 2022 report underlines that food and agriculture policies need to be repurposed to make them better suited to addressing the “triple challenge” of current agrifood systems – increasing the affordability of healthy diets, ensuring better livelihoods for farmers, and improving environmental sustainability.