FAO/WHO International Symposium on Sustainable Food Systems for Healthy Diets and Improved Nutrition

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Sectors:
Agriculture, Nutrition
Organization:
FAO/WHO
Author:
FAO/WHO
Regions:
Global
Publication Dates:
April, 2018
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In December 2016, FAO and WHO convened an International Symposium on Sustainable Food Systems for Healthy Diets and Improved Nutrition, which aimed to increase awareness of today’s urgent food and nutrition challenges, and to create a forum to discuss strategies for regulation and reform. These proceedings include summaries of the parallel sessions, and summaries and transcriptions from the plenary and Decade of Action sessions.

Attendees from from 90 UN Member States representatives of intergovernmental organizations, private-sector entities, civil society organizations, academia/research organizations and producer organizations/cooperatives participated in teh Symposium. Nine parallel sessions comprising expert presentations and country case studies were complemented by a session on the United Nations Decade of Action on Nutrition, a student’s session, plenary and special events.

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