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Aiming for a Food Secure Future: Think Global, Act Local
19 Jun 2012 - 19 Jun 2012
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

SHERATON RIO HOTEL & RESORT Av. Niemeyer, 121 ? Leblon | Rio de Janeiro | Brasil | 22450-220

This event is jointly organized by the Rome-based Agencies (FAO, IFAD, WFP and Bioversity International) to focus attention on the issues of fighting hunger and malnutrition, reducing poverty and enhancing the resilience and sustainability of production systems and people?s livelihoods. It will also address best practices and strategy orientations for the future, and make recommendations to support communities and governments in overcoming hunger and promoting sustainable rural development in a holistic manner.

The event will cover the following topics:

Enhancing productivity
Strengthening resilience of systems and people
Reducing environmental degradation and emissions
Reducing food losses and waste
Improving access and nutrition
Governance and finance

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