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Unhealthy foods in Thailand creating new nutritional challenges

Rajata Rajatanavin Minister for Public Health of the Kingdom of Thailand. General Debate, Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2), FAO Headquarters (Plenary Hall).  ©FAO/©Alessandra Benedetti

An increased consumption of unhealthy foods in Thailand has created new nutritional challenges for the newly industrialized country, according to its Minister of Public Health. Thai people are now consuming foods high in…

22 Nov 2014 /

Countries at Rome conference vow to fight malnutrition

A farmer harvests sorghum produced from seeds donated by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) through the "Improving Seeds" project.  UN Photo/Fred Noy

Significant commitments have been made by over 170 countries in the fight against malnutrition, a senior UN official has…

21 Nov 2014 /

Women primary agents of change to fight malnutrition

A woman farmer harvests rice by hand.  UN Photo/Martine Perret

Women are the primary agents of change in combating malnutrition, according to a member of the World Alliance of…

21 Nov 2014 /

Private sector has tools to impact food safety and security

David Crean, Vice President of Corporate Research and Development. General Debate, Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2), FAO Headquarters (Plenary Hall).  ©FAO/©Alessandra Benedetti

The private sector has the tools and expertise to impact food safety and therefore food security solutions. This is…

21 Nov 2014 /
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