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The infographic describes the links between food security, gender and climate change. It gives the analytical framework of the Gender and climate change research in agriculture and food security for rural development (FAO and CCAFS 2012, second edition 2013), available at: www.fao.org/docrep/018/i3385e/i3385e.pdf
The Alliance Against Hunger and Malnutrition (AAHM) would like to announce that a regional workshop to launch the European Alliance Against Hunger and Malnutrition will be held at FAO headquarters in Rome on Monday 21 and Tuesday 22 October 2013.
In this context, the regional workshop, organized by the Secretariat [...]
Milano, luglio 2013
siamo in emergenza alimentare!
La fine degli aiuti alimentari europei porterà la Rete Banco Alimentare a non distribuire più 40.000 tonnellate di alimenti (1.740 tir) alle strutture caritative di tutta Italia che assistono quotidianamente 1.800.000 poveri.
Questo fatto si aggiunge alla grave crisi, economica e morale, che stiamo vivendo [...]
Serious food insecurity affects Syria, Central Africa, parts of West Africa
11 July 2013, Rome - World total cereal production is forecast to increase by about 7 percent in 2013 compared to last year, helping to replenish global inventories and raise expectations for more stable markets in 2013/14, according to the [...]
Codex Alimentarius adopts new limits on fruit, vegetables and fish, salt and fat labelling, hygiene and carcinogenic contaminants
8 July 2013, Rome - The UN food standards body Codex Alimentarius has agreed on new standards to protect the health of consumers worldwide. These include standards on fruit, vegetables, fish and fishery [...]
The high-level international conference on Leveraging Agriculture for Improving Nutrition and Health will take place on February 10-12, 2011, in New Delhi, India. Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has graciously agreed to inaugurate it.