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17 July 2015 to 18 July 2015
in Oxford (United Kingdom)
Organised byThe Humanitarian Innovation Project, Refugee Studies Centre, Oxford Department of International Development

Following the success of the inaugural Humanitarian Innovation Conference,
the Humanitarian Innovation Project announces that #HIP2015 [1] will again
take place in Oxford in July 2015. The 2015 conference theme is
‘facilitating innovation’. As interest and dialogue around humanitarian
innovation continues to expand, conference participants are invited to
explore the challenges of creating an enabling environment for humanitarian
In the lead up to the World Humanitarian Summit, a key focus of the
conference will explore how we enable innovation by and for affected
communities. What does it mean to take a human-centred approach seriously,
and to engage in co-creation with affected populations? It will also seek to
examine what facilitation means across the wider humanitarian ecosystem, and
how we can better convene the collective talents of people within and across
traditional and non-traditional humanitarian actors.
See more information about the newly released Call for Papers (deadline
20.02.2015): [2]

Visit the website to learn more about this year's conference: [3]


From25 April 2016
in Brussels 1000 (Belgium)
Organised byEuropean Commission and CTA

Food and nutrition security and sustainable agriculture are among the EU’s
top development priorities for the period of 2015–2020. In this regard,
research and innovation are fundamental pieces to achieve food and nutrition
security goals. At this High level Consultation [1], the EU is launching four
major initiatives to support partner countries in food security and
agriculture specifically addressing the key areas of innovation, nutrition,
resilience and financing.


25 June 2019 to 26 June 2019
in The Hague (Netherlands)
Organised byGAIN, Access to Nutrition Foundation (ATNF), SUN Movement, Government of the Netherlands

This event is a key first step for consulting with and including the perspective of business into the Japan 2020 Summit.

From3 July 2019
in Brussels (Belgium)
Organised byTechnical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation - CTA

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17 April 2013 to 7 May 2013
in (Belgium)
Organised byEU-FAO Improved Global Governance for Hunger Reduction Programme

Join the online discussion on “Addressing food insecurity in protracted
crises: adequate and appropriate funding”  taking place from April 17 to
May 7, 2013.

15 July 2013 to 20 July 2013
in (Ghana)

The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) is collaborating with
the Government of Ghana through the Ministry of Environment, Science,
Technology and Innovation (MESTI) and the Ministry of Food and Agriculture
(MoFA) to organize the 6th Africa Agriculture Science Week [1], a continental
gathering of all stakeholders in Africa Agriculture to create an open space
for networking and exchanging information and knowledge on agricultural
innovations and on topical issues with a bearing on agriculture research and


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.


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.


18 August 2015 to 21 August 2015
in Phetchabun (Thailand)
Organised by International Year of Soils (IYS) 2015; Thailand Land Development Department’s Volunteer Soil-Doctor Program

This International Soil Conference 2015 [1] will focus on five themes: soil
information for supporting sustainable uses and management; integrated soil
management and conservation for food security; role of soil ecology in
relation to climate change and food security; innovative techniques and
tools for soil resources inventories and appropriate management; and public
participation, networking and policy implementation on land management. The
conference, which is organized under the auspices of the International
Year of Soils (IYS) 2015 and the Thailand Land Development Department’s
Volunteer Soil-Doctor Program, aims to provide a platform for diverse
stakeholders, including soil scientists, field-based extension workers,
decisionmakers and land users, to share knowledge on
appropriate technologies and soil management practices to enhance food
security and conservation of the natural resource base. 


3 November 2008 to 7 November 2008
in Maputo (Mozambique)
Organised byEuropean Commission

This seminar took place in Maputo from the 3rd to the 7th of November 2008.
Its main objective was to bring together all EC actors involved in the
management of food security programmes in the regions concerned: Delegation
staff, technical assistance and Headquarter personnel (EuropeAid, DG DEV,