World Food Day 2018!

World Food Day 2018 is near –  October 16th 2018.

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2018 is near!

Sustainable Food Systems for Healthy Diets in Europe and Central Asia-A joint FAO/WHO Regional Symposium and initiative in collaboration with UNICEF and WFP , 4-5 December 2017, Budapest, Hungary

The regional symposium “Sustainable Food Systems for Healthy Diets in Europe and Central Asia” will be a joint FAO/WHO regional symposium organized in close collaboration with UNICEF and WFP and it will take place in Budapest on 4-5 December 2017 (Danubius Helia Hotel, Kárpát u. 62-64, 1133).

The regional symposium will provide an excellent platform and opportunity to explore policies and programme options, countries’ good practices and experiences conducive to sustainable food systems that deliver diverse, safe and nutritious food for healthy diets for all. Details can be read at the Symposium’s website: events/detail-events/en/c/ 1034293/



*** We would especially like to encourage you to share your experiences, good practices and comments related to nutrition-sensitive policy implementation and school food and nutrition programs. The FAO’s Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition hosts the following platforms related to the Regional Symposium*** :


Call for good practices and lessons learned on food security and nutrition policy implementation in Europe and Central Asia region: eca/activities/open-calls/FSN_ policy_implementation



Regional Online Consultation – Promoting sustainable food systems for healthy diets in Europe and Central Asia: the key role of school food and nutrition programmes: eca/activities/discussions/ school-food

World Food Day 2017

wfd17_themeWhat is the link between migration, food security and rural development? Read more about the WFD 2017 theme – Change the future of migration. Invest in food security and rural development… read more

NEW interactive FAO e-learning Course: ”Improving Nutrition through Agriculture and Food Systems”

NEW interactive FAO e-learning Course: ”Improving Nutrition through Agriculture and Food Systems” available free of charge, as a global public good, through the FAO e-learning Center at:
This course was developed by FAO in collaboration with the World Bank and European Union, and with technical inputs from many partners. It illustrates the linkages between agriculture, food systems and nutrition, and provides concrete examples of opportunities for integrating nutrition into food system policies, investments and programmes.



World Food Day 2016


Climate is changing. Food and agriculture must too.

16 October 2016, World Food Day

CONU2016 – 13th Congress of Nutrition

26 to 28 October 2016, Belgrade, Serbia

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BACCHUS workshop

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Best practice in health claims – BACCHUS Workshop, 10th June 2016, Penta Hotel (Brussels, BE)
The aims of this workshop is to explore the requirements for a health claim on products including the human dietary studies likely to be necessary to generate the evidence required for positive opinion from EFSA. The programme, speakers and registration can be found here… 

Pulses 2016

2016 – International Year of Pulses – Nutritious seeds for a sustainable future


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International Year of Pulses 2016 Celebration, 23 March 2016, Canadian Official Residence, Agenda

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World Food Day 2015

The 2015 World Food Day theme is: “Social Protection and agriculture: breaking the cycle of rural poverty”

Social Protection has been chosen as the theme of this year’s World Food Day (WFD) to highlight its importance in reducing rural poverty and granting access to food or means to buy food.

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