UN agriculture agency prepares for major meeting on nutrition

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A preparatory meeting for next year's Second International Conference on Nutrition began on Wednesday at the headquarters of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Rome, Italy.

Presentations and meetings over the next three days are expected to help set the stage for discussions between high level delegates participating in next year's event.

International experts and guests across all sectors are coming together to share their thoughts and ideas on what nutrition issues need to be in the spotlight.

Brian Thompson, a Senior Nutrition officer at FAO, talks to Sandra Ferrari about the importance of the meeting.

Duration: 2'54"

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