FAO is hosting the International Conference on Forests for Food Security and Nutrition this week, May 13-15, 2013. Partners in this conference are CIFOR, Bioversity, and World Agroforestry Centre. The objectives of the conference 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
Live webcasting of the conference is available here.
Or you can follow the conference on CIFOR's blog
Background papers associated with this conference are available here.