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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

Lebo Mofolo posted Information 14 May 2015

This report was commissioned CTA as a member of the GODAN initiative.

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/

Barbara Dequinze posted Information 8 December 2014

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18
Feb
From18 February 2015
in 1200 Bruxelles (Belgium)
Organised byCTA

This 40th Brussels Briefing [1] will consider the implications of open data
for food and nutrition security and the impacts of the global data revolution
for agriculture. The increasing volume of real-time data represents both a
challenge and an opportunity for developing countries, and in particular,
Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific (ACP).  

[1] http://brusselsbriefings.net/past-briefings/40-data-the-next-revolution-...

David Walker posted Information 14 September 2016

The next Brussels Development Briefing n.46 on the subject of “Agribusiness development in SIDs: the potential of tourism-related markets” will be held in Brussels at 09:00-13:00 on 21st September 2016 at the ACP Secretariat (Avenue Georges Henri 451, 1200 Brussels).

09
Aug
From
9 August 2015 to 28 August 2015
in Oxford (United Kingdom)
Organised byA joint venture between the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, Oxford University and the Global Climate Adaptation Partnership (GCAP)

The Academy exposes climate practitioners to the links between climate
science, vulnerability and decision making. Now in its 6th year, its Alumni
are drawn from UN organisations, development banks, NGOs and government.  

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