International Conference on Forests for Food Security and Nutrition

Event date: 13 May 2013 - 15 May 2013

Venue: FAO Headquarters
City: Rome
Country: Italy
Website: International Conference on Forests for Food Security and Nutrition

Forests and Food Security Conference 2013

 

Description: The International Conference on Forests for Food Security and Nutrition will increase understanding of the crucial role that forests, trees on farms and agroforestry systems can play in improving the food security and nutrition of rural people, especially in developing countries. It will propose ways to integrate this knowledge in policy decisions at the national and international levels.

Specifically, the conference objectives are to:

  • highlight the ways in which forests, trees on farms and agroforestry systems contribute to food security and nutrition
  • explore policy options and innovative approaches for increasing the role of forests, trees on farms and agroforestry systems in food security and nutrition
  • identify key challenges and bottlenecks hindering that  contribution