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When the City Does the Feeding: The Role of Local Governance in Urban Food Security

11/12/2018 - Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 3:30 - 5:00 pm EST hosted by the Center For Strategic & International Studies  For 25 years, the Brazilian city of Belo Horizonte has been an unsung hero in the [...]

International Symposium on Understanding the Double Burden of Malnutrition for Effective Interventions

10/12/2018 - 10–13 December 2018, IAEA Headquarters, Vienna (Austria) The double burden of malnutrition (DBM) is characterized by the coexistence of undernutrition (stunting, wasting, vitamin and mineral [...]

eConsultation: Towards a Common Understanding of Sustainable Food Systems

06/12/2018 - Deadline: 13 December 2018 The Sustainable Food Systems Programme of the UN One Planet Network has launched the online consultation Towards a common understanding of Sustainable Food Systems. [...]

Publication launch - Nutrition-sensitive value chains: A guide for project design

03/12/2018 - 3 December 2018, 9.00-10.30 CET at IFAD HQ – Oval Room and via webcast The event will present the Nutrition-sensitive value chains: A guide for project design, a practical guide [...]

Accelerating the end of hunger and malnutrition

28/11/2018 - 28-30 November 2018 - Bangkok, Thailand Improving food security and nutrition is critical to meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), but the world is not on track to end hunger and [...]

International Conference on “Climate Change Impacts on Food & Nutrition Security”

12/11/2018 -   The conference will be a five-day event, including a field visit, from 12-16th November 2018 at the Conference Centre, Radisson Hotel, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. Experts in the field [...]

Policy Brief launch "Preventing nutrient loss & waste across the food system"

07/11/2018 - 7 November 2018, 14:00 – 17:00 (CET), FAO HQ, Rome (Italy)  On 7 November 2018, the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition will launch its new policy [...]

Leaving no one behind – making the case for adolescent girls

22/10/2018 - 22 - 23 October 2018IFAD HQ, Rome (Italy) The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Save the Children Italy are hosting an international conference entitled “Leaving [...]

World Food Day 2018 - Zero Hunger

16/10/2018 - World Food Day 2018 will mark the 73rd anniversary of FAO’s founding. One of the most celebrated days in the UN calendar, events organized by FAO country offices, governments, local [...]

45th Session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS)

15/10/2018 - 15-20 October 2018, FAO, Rome, Italy The Committee on World Food Security (CFS) is the foremost inclusive international and intergovernmental platform for all stakeholders to work together to ensure [...]

Gender Health Equity Over the Life Course

08/10/2018 - Identifying and overcoming the barriers women face in accessing health systems in low-resource settings Monday, 8 October 2018 from 8.30-12.30pm in the ACC Room 12 of the Global Symposium [...]

eConsultation on the V0 Draft of the HLPE Report

05/10/2018 - The CFS High Level Panel of Experts (HLPE) is now launching an e-consultation to seek inputs, suggestions, and comments on the V0 Draft of the forthcoming HLPE Report on Agroecological [...]

International Forum on Food and Nutrition

28/09/2018 - 28 September 2018,  Barnard College - Columbia University, New York City (USA) The global food system faces unprecedented challenges. Today, in the world 815 million people are starving [...]

Third United Nations High-level Meeting on NCDs

27/09/2018 - 27 September 2018, 09:00 – 17:00 UTC, UN Headquarters, New York (USA) In September, the United Nations General Assembly staged the third High-level Meeting (HLM3) on the prevention and [...]

The Congress FOOD 2030: Towards sustainable agri-food systems

05/09/2018 - 5-6 September 2018 University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany The Congress FOOD 2030: Towards sustainable agri-food systems is one of the major events to mark the 200th anniversary of the [...]

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