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SCN News 38 - Supplement on the 11 th Annual ECOWAS Nutrition Forum: Food and Nutrition Security in West-Africa: Opportunities and Challenges

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• Introduction: food and nutrition security in West Africa: opportunities and challenges 1

• Soaring food prices, climate change and bioenergy: new challenges for food security and nutrition 2

• Collaborating on nutrition and food security: Implications for the health and agriculture sectors 7

• Capacity development: challenges and opportunities 11

• Implications of a resilient and sustainable smallholder food production system in West Africa on food security, nutrition and health of the population 14

• Réseau des Organisations Paysannes et des Producteurs Agricoles de l’Afrique de l’Ouest (ROPPA) :
Le rôle des organisations paysannes 22

• Processus d’intégration d’indicateurs nutritionnels dans le suivi de la sécurité alimentaire au Sahel et en Afrique de l’Ouest 26

• Integrating agriculture and health: implications for improved food and nutrition security, experience from Sierra Leone 33

• Recommendations 37 If