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Alessia Virone uploaded a new Document 18 June 2014

The publication on “Farmer-driven research to improve food and nutrition security”, created in conjunction with the  34th Brussels Development Briefing (November 2013), provides an overview and analys

04
Apr
From4 April 2014
in Brussels (Belgium)
Organised byThe Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA)

The next Brussels Development Briefing on ‘Realising the Promise of
Agriculture for Africa’s Transformation’ will be held during the morning
of Friday 4 April 2014, at the Egmont Palace in Brussels. This 36th Briefing
is timed to coincide with the 4th Africa-EU Summit, and the panel is being
organised by the ACP-EU Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural
Cooperation (CTA), in collaboration with the European Commission and the AU
Commission.

19
Nov
From
19 November 2014 to 21 November 2014
in Rome (Italy)
Organised byFAO and WHO

TheSecond International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) [1] will be held in
Rome from 19 to 21 November 2014, with the participation of Heads of State
and Government, at the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United
Nations. The Conference will be jointly organized by the Food and
Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO), in
close collaboration with the World Food Programme (WFP), the International
Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD), the United Nations Children’s Fund
(UNICEF), the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural
Organization (UNESCO), the World Bank, the World Trade Organization (WTO),
the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) the
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), the United Nations
Standing Committee on Nutrition (SCN) and the UN Secretary-General’s High
Level Task Force on Global Food Security (HLTF). Conference information is
also available in French [2] and Spanish. [3] The Conference will focus on
how to address major nutrition challenges over the coming decades. It will
result in concise action-oriented outcome document that will identify public
policy priorities at the national and global levels to address
under-nutrition, micronutrient deficiencies and over-weight with a view to
achieving the global nutrition targets by 2025. The Conference will be the
first high-level intergovernmental conference on nutrition since the First
International Conference on Nutrition was organized by FAO and WHO in 1992.
The First Conference resulted in a World Declaration and Plan of Action for
Nutrition which called on national leaders to develop National Plans of
Action for Nutrition and establish institutional infrastructure to implement
these plans.

[1] http://www.fao.org/food/nutritional-policies-strategies/icn2/en/
[2] http://www.fao.org/food/nutritional-policies-strategies/icn2/fr/
[3] http://www.fao.org/food/nutritional-policies-strategies/icn2/es/

01
May
From
1 May 2015 to 31 October 2015
in Milan (Italy)
Organised byExpo 2015 S.p.A. was constituted in fulfilment of commitments undertaken by Government of Italy

On show at Expo 2015 [1]: the great issues of sustainable development. Expo
2015 will be a universal event displaying tradition, creativity and
innovation in the business of food. It will bring together many themes that
have already been handled by this event in the past, and set them out anew in
light of new global possibilities whose common core is the idea that everyone
on the planet should have access to food that is healthy, safe and
sufficient. Universal Expositions are six-month events taking place every
five years that develop a theme of global interest.

[1] http://en.expo2015.org/

10
Jul
From10 July 2013
in 53113 Bonn (Germany)
Organised byGIZ/BMZ

Expert Meeting invited by GIZ and German BMZ.
Register by e-mail to socialprotection@giz.de [1]

[1] mailto:socialprotection@giz.de

Karsten Weitzenegger posted Information 21 June 2013

Social Protection and Food Security – What Works? – Empirical Evidence
Date | Wednesday, 10.July 2013, 10h00 – 17h00
Venue | Universitätsclub Bonn - Konviktstrasse 9, 53113 Bonn, Germany
Language: English

Cristina Dobos uploaded a new Document 12 April 2013

This document is related to theBrussels briefing on the geopolitics of food organized in February 2011 by CTA in cooperation with

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