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28 Nov 2014 description

Urges focus on youth and solidarity at Euro-Mediterranean Conference on Agriculture

28 November 2014, Rome – If countries of the Mediterranean want to stem the tide on forced migration and human suffering, they must put agricultural, food and rural development at the core of regional cooperation, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today.

28 Nov 2014 description

Bangkok, Thailand, 28 Nov 2014 -- The Asia-Pacific region has taken a step forward in the development of a coordinated strategy and action plan that will lead to the sustainable intensification of aquaculture, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) announced today.

27 Nov 2014 description

IYFF brought new political commitment in support of the world’s more than 500 million family farms

27 Nov 2014 description

L'indice de gestion des risques apporte un éclairage nouveau sur les causes des crises et sur les besoins des communautés pour y faire face

27 Nov 2014 description

Bangkok, Thailand, 27 Nov 2014 -- Nations in Asia and the Pacific could soon face serious political turmoil due to the looming issue of food insecurity if they don't embrace climate-smart agricultural policies and practices, a senior UN official has told a regional gathering of Asia’s top researchers and scientists.

25 Nov 2014 description

Jakarta, Indonesia, 24 Nov 2014 -- With the ten year anniversary of the devastating Indian Ocean Tsunami just weeks away, representatives from ASEAN member countries are assessing the lessons they’ve learned and action taken since then to increase the resilience of agricultural livelihoods to natural disasters.

21 Nov 2014 description

La deuxième Conférence internationale sur la nutrition pousse à aller plus loin pour mieux nourrir le monde

21 novembre 2014, Rome – Le temps est venu d'être audacieux pour relever le défi de la faim zéro et assurer une nutrition adéquate pour tous, a souligné aujourd'hui M. José Graziano da Silva, Directeur général de la FAO, lors de la séance de clôture de la deuxième Conférence internationale sur la nutrition (CIN2).

21 Nov 2014 description

Second International Conference on Nutrition pushes commitments and concrete action

21 November 2014, Rome – The time is now for bold action to shoulder the challenge of Zero Hunger and ensure adequate nutrition for all, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today in closing remarks to the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2).

“Malnutrition is the number one cause of disease in the world,” Graziano da Silva said, adding: “If hunger were a contagious disease, we would have already cured it.”

20 Nov 2014 description

Women must become equal partners for rural development in Asia-Pacific

Bangkok, Thailand, 20 Nov 2014 -- The obstacles blocking women from more equal and accessible participation in the food and agriculture sectors should be removed to empower rural women and help the Asia-Pacific region achieve its food security needs, an FAO convened meeting heard today.

19 Nov 2014 description

Les Ministres et autres dirigeants de plus de 170 pays approuvent la Déclaration politique et le Cadre d’action de la CIN2 relatifs à la lutte contre la faim et l’obésité

19 novembre 2014, Rome – Dans le cadre d'une importante initiative visant à éliminer la malnutrition au plan mondial, les responsables politiques de plus de 170 pays ont pris des engagements concrets et adopté un train de recommandations concernant des politiques et des investissements dont le but est de garantir à tous une alimentation plus saine et durable.

19 Nov 2014 description

Ministros y altos funcionarios de 170 países aprueban la declaración política y el marco de acción para combatir el hambre y la obesidad en la Segunda Conferencia Internacional sobre Nutrición

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19 Nov 2014 description

Ministers and top officials from over 170 countries endorse political Declaration and Framework for Action to tackle hunger and obesity at Second International Conference on Nutrition

19 November 2014, Rome- In a major step towards eradicating malnutrition worldwide, over 170 countries today made a number of concrete commitments and adopted a series of recommendations on policies and investments aimed at ensuring that all people have access to healthier and more sustainable diets.

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Second International Conference on Nutrition
Rome, 19-21 November 2014
Conference Outcome Document: Rome Declaration on Nutrition

Welcoming the participation of Heads of State and Government and other high-level guests,

18 Nov 2014 description

Autoridades de alto nivel de toda la región participarán de la CIN2 en la Sede de la FAO en Roma para analizar los principales retos y soluciones de la malnutrición, el hambre y la obesidad.

18 Nov 2014 description

La FAO presenta un libro de bolsillo sobre nutrición antes de la CIN2

17 de noviembre de 2014, Roma - Con motivo de la Segunda Conferencia Internacional sobre Nutrición (CIN2) que se lleva a cabo en Roma en esta semana, la FAO publica un completo libro de bolsillo con datos sobre nutrición de todas las regiones del mundo.

17 Nov 2014 description

La FAO lance un mini-recueil sur la nutrition en prévision de la CIN2

17 novembre 2014, Rome – La FAO a publié un mini-recueil de données complètes et détaillées sur la nutrition dans toutes les régions du monde en vue de la Deuxième Conférence internationale sur la nutrition (CIN2) qui a lieu à Rome cette semaine.

17 Nov 2014 description

CSOs embrace the fight against malnutrition

17 November, 2014, Rome - Civil-society organizations are key players in this week's global nutrition conference, as they are tasked with making sure political promises are kept, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said Monday.

17 Nov 2014 description

Little book, big data

FAO launches "pocketbook" on nutrition ahead of ICN2

17 November 2014, Rome - FAO has published a comprehensive pocketbook of nutrition-related data covering all regions of the world ahead of the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) taking place in Rome this week.

14 Nov 2014 description

Aquaculture can grow faster, raising micronutrient supply from fish

Technological advances can offset resource constraints, FAO experts say in new study

14 November, 2014, Rome - Fish farming will likely grow more than expected in the coming decade, offering a chance for improved nutrition for millions of people, especially in Asia and Africa, according to a new report.

13 Nov 2014 description

Bangkok, Thailand, 13 Nov 2014 -- A global initiative to improve the way agricultural statistics are compiled at country level has taken another step forward in Asia and the Pacific, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) announced today.