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An FAO forum in Brussels addresses food security in Latin America and the Caribbean

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Published Feb 20, 2024

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The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and European institutions have discussed the challenges of food security and nutrition in Latin America and the Caribbean. The focus was on improving the efficiency, inclusivity, resilience, and sustainability of the region's agri-food systems. Despite some progress, hunger remains a significant issue. The FAO will oversee commitments from the EU and Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (Celac) summit, and the recently adopted Celac Food and Nutrition Security Plan was presented, aiming to eliminate hunger and reduce malnutrition.
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Experts from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) as well as European institutions and organizations addressed the challenges for food security and nutrition in Latin America and the Caribbean this Tuesday in Brussels. Participants in the forum have analyzed in particular how to transform the region's agri-food systems to make them more efficient, inclusive, resilient and sustainable. The deputy director of the FAO and regional director in Latin America and the Caribbean, Mario Lubetkin, has indicated that, despite the fact that the number of people who have left the "hunger scenario" in Latin America and the Caribbean has decreased in recent years and that There is "progress", the general figures continue at very high levels. In this context, he considered that there is still much to do and trusted that the dialogue with the EU will help to move towards "greater collective action." Lubetkin recalled that both food security and nutrition were among the ...
Source: PEefeagro
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