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23
Oct
From23 October 2012
in 1049 Brussels (Belgium)
Organised byEuropean Commission - DG EuropeAid, Unit Energy

The Info Point invites you to participe to a lunch time conference on solar
photovoltaic energy in the developent context. As prices are in freefall,
companies are looking for markets wordwilde. The event will review status of
the markets, challenges, as well as possible solutions, using the
illustrative example of Kenya as the East African reginal "power house". The
presentation will be followed by a discussion with the public.

Public event! Registration required at
europeaid-infopoint-conferences@ec.europa.eu [1]

[1] mailto:europeaid-infopoint-conferences@ec.europa.eu

01
Sep
From
1 September 2010 to 2 September 2010
in Brussels (Belgium)
Organised byEuropean Commission, FAO

This symposium on information systems for food security gathered various
international organisations, regional organisations, development partners,
NGO’s and academia with expertise on the topic.

29
Jan
From29 January 2013
in Brussels (Belgium)
Organised byEuropeAid, IFPRI

The International Food Policy Resarch Institute (IFPRI) provides knowledge
relevant to decision-makers both inside and outside the countries in which it
undertakes research.
The conference looked at innovations in promoting evidence-based policy
planning and implementation among African countries, mobilising local
expertise and building technical capacites.

Speakers: Dr. Teunis van Rheenen Coordinator for Partnerships, IFPRI and Dr.
Ousmane Badiane, Director for Africa, IFPRI

20
May
From
20 May 2013 to 24 May 2013
in Bage (Brazil)
Organised byIGUAL - UNIPAMPA team

Project meeting

17
Jun
From
17 June 2013 to 7 July 2013
in (XX)
Organised byGlobal Forum on Food Security and Nutrition / CFS / FAO

The Committee on World Food Security (CFS) launched a two-year consultative
process to develop an Agenda for Action to address food insecurity in
protracted crises. This e-discussion on resilience-building programming [1]
is one of a series exploring critical topics on how we can improve food
security in protracted crisis situations. Facilitated by Malcolm Ridout
(DFID), this is your opportunity to tell us about actions, principles,
recommendations and good practices, and how we can stimulate policy
change. Ultimately, this discussion will help inform and shape the
elaboration of an Agenda for Action for Addressing Food Insecurity in
Protracted Crises, to be considered by the CFS in 2014.

[1] http://www.fao.org/fsnforum/protracted-crises/

03
Mar
From
3 March 2014 to 7 March 2014
in Chapel Hill (United States)
Organised byThe Water institute

The Water Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and
collaborators will host the Nexus 2014: Water, Food, Climate and Energy
Conference on March 3-7, 2014.

15
Feb
From
15 February 2012 to 8 March 2012
in Cairo (Egypt)
Organised byEuropean Commision in partnership with BOZAR
18
Sep
From
18 September 2012 to 16 October 2012
in Kampala (Uganda)

BOZAR initiated ‘Visionary Africa: Art at Work’ as the extension in Africa of its ‘Visionary Africa’ festival initiative of 2010.

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/

04
Mar
From
4 March 2014 to 6 March 2014
in H-1123, Budapest (Hungary)
Organised byFAO and the Hungarian Ministry of Rural Development

Initiated by the Philippines and World Rural Forum, the UN GA declared 2014
as the International Year of Family Farming. Against this background, the FAO
and the Hungarian Ministry of Rural Development organised a Global Forum and
Expo on Family Farming [1] to identify the various political, policy,
business and social elements that play a role in the complex environment in
which family farms operate. The overall objective was to find ways in which
economies and communities could benefit from the values that family farms
represent in food production, management of natural resources, biodiversity,
human relations and the preservation of cultural heritage. 

[1] http://familyfarming.kormany.hu/index

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