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A call for integrated action to bring about healthy food systems in Fiji

At the International Symposium on Understanding the Double Burden of Malnutrition for Effective Interventions, held in Vienna in December 2018, a multi-sectorial approach was called for to improve nutritional outcomes for Fiji, and the wider Pacific.

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Aug 12

National workshop Vanuatu: Validation of regional and national action plans

The objective of the national consultation is to further refine and validate the National Action Plan for local food crops and fisheries value chain development and design a roadmap for mainstreaming the priority interventions into national policy and programme processes leading to its final endorsement through shared ownership. Additionally, the aim is to agree on the need for establishing and…
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Port Vila, Vanuatu

Jul 17

National workshop Fiji: Validation of regional and national action plans

The objective of the national consultation is to further refine and validate the National Action Plan for local food crops and fisheries value chain development and design a roadmap for mainstreaming the priority interventions into national policy and programme processes leading to its final endorsement through shared ownership. Additionally, the aim is to agree on the need for establishing and…
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Suva, Fiji

Nov 19

SIDS Knowledge day: "Mobilisation of knowledge systems for sustainable development: new challenges for local knowledge of the SIDS"

The event, organised by UNESCO Natural sciences sector, division of Science policy and capacity-building small islands and indigenous knowledge (SII),  is designed to inform UNESCO's five sectors and permanent delegations of the small island developing states (SIDS) about the application of information communications technologies and participatory geographic information systems to the challe…
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7 Place de Fontenoy, 75007 Paris, France


Nov 18

Promoting Nutritious Food Systems in the Pacific Islands

The Pacific is a unique but diverse region comprising several remote islands, many of which share similar challenges. Traditionally, Pacific islanders depended on crop production and fishing to sustain their daily diets and livelihoods. However, food and nutrition security, health and incomes are being threatened by decline in agricultural production, overfishing and illegal fishing, chan…
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Pacific Ocean

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