After steadily declining for over a decade, global hunger appears to be on the rise once more, with multiple forms of malnutrition threatening the health of millions.
FAO’s Project Developing Capacity for Strengthening Food Security and Nutrition in Selected Countries of the Caucasus and Central Asia, in collaboration with the FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia, has launched a Call for good practices and lessons learned on food security and nutrition policy implementation in the Europe and Central Asia region.
Following the CFS Bureau decision on the 7th June 2017 accepting the proposal of composition for the new HLPE Steering Committee, as formulated by the Ad-Hoc Technical Selection Committee, and following the subsequent 1-month non-objection period, the composition of the new HLPE Steering Committee is consolidated and available on the HLPE website.
The Collaborative Partnership on Forests (CPF) is awarding one extraordinary individual for improving our forests and the lives of people who depend on them!
The CPF launched the first Wangari Maathai Award in 2012 to honour and commemorate the impact of this extraordinary woman who championed forest issues around the world. In 2017, the CPF will award another individual for her/his outstanding achievements for forests.