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Food Systems
Food systems
 
News Story
16 November 2022
Orange-fleshed sweet potato, a cure to bolster food security, and sustainable food systems

Learn the reasons why orange-fleshed sweet potato is considered the single most successful example of biofortification of a staple crop, and presents a feasible option to address vitamin A deficiency.

Food Systems
Trade and production
Food systems
 
News Story
5 October 2022
What is the relationship between trade and the agrifood sector?

The review of The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets 2022 report gives a basic understanding of how efficient trade can promote world food security and better nutrition.

Food Systems
Health and nutrition
Food systems
 
Event
30 September 2022
HLPE-FSN: Critical, emerging and enduring issues for food security and nutrition

Launch of the note on Critical, emerging and enduring issues for food security and nutrition

Food Systems
Health and nutrition
Food systems
 
News Story
27 September 2022
Boosting food security and nutrition through data collection and analysis tools

Main takeaways of the HLPE-FSN report on the role that data collection and analysis tools play in supporting effective evidence-informed decisions.

Food Systems
Health and nutrition
Food systems
 
News Story
8 July 2022
Food insecurity is an avoidable problem

Despite the recessionary context, much can and needs to be done with existing resources. It seems that it is now or never. Governments should start rethinking how they can reallocate their existing public budgets to make them more cost-effective and efficient in reducing the cost of nutritious foods and increasing the availability and affordability of healthy diets, from sustainable agrifood systems.

Health and nutrition
Food Security and Nutrition
 
Event
8 March 2022
FAO: 36th Session of the Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific

The Thirty-sixth Session of the Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific will be a forum to discuss current country and regional priorities and  pressing issues in the region such as the...

Food Systems
Food systems
 
News Story
21 February 2022
Policy brief of the session of the ENVforum Annual Conference 2021 focused on “Food policy and Food security”

The policy brief of one of the workstreams of the conference focused on “Food policy and Food security.” The paper concentrates on how food policies could support a transition to functioning and resilient food systems, upscale food system innovations, create agribusiness value chains, and foster multistakeholder partnerships.

Food Systems
Food Security and Nutrition
Food systems
 
Event
10 February 2022
OECD webinar: How to make better policies for school meals

Many countries have school meal programmes to ensure food security and nutrition and support the ability of children to learn. An outcome from the UN Food Systems Summit (UNFSS) was the launch of...

Food Systems
Food systems
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
News Story
3 December 2021
Together towards more equitable and sustainable food systems

The Asia-Europe Environment Forum (ENVforum) Annual Conference 2021 “Circular Food Systems – Solutions to Reverse Climate Change?” was a virtually 2-day international conference on 30...

Trade and production
 
News Story
8 February 2021
Cricket cakes and grasshopper delight: new African cookbooks showcase recipes with insects

Two new cookbooks integrate traditional African culinary knowledge of cooking with insects into contemporary recipes.