A group of 9 Yemeni experts affiliated with the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation (MoPIC) traveled from Sana’a to Beirut, Lebanon to participate in targeted training on food security and nutrition from March 5-9, 2018. The training was delivered by a joint team from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the American University of Beirut (AUB).
Jose Luis (IFPRI Egypt) On December 11th, 2017 IFPRI organized a session as part of FAO-WHO-WFP Regional Symposium on Sustainable Food Systems for Healthy Diets and Improved Nutrition. The session (see agenda) aimed at discussing the potential of social protection policies and programs (SPP) to improve nutrition and promote healthy diets in the NENA region. […]
August 30, 2017 By: Gerda Verburg, Assistant UN Secretary-General and Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement Coordinator Share URL Making sure no woman, man or child goes hungry has, for decades, been one of humanity’s greatest challenges. Although many solutions have been found in various corners of the world – including across the Middle East and North […]
July 14, 2016 By: Dr. Susan Robertson Agricultural Economist, International Center for Biosaline Agriculture - ICBA Share URL Egypt has low rates of food insecurity when compared to other low and middle income countries. Under 5 percent of the population are considered undernourished according to the FAO’s 2015 report on food security. In fact, the FAO reports that […]
May 04, 2016 By: Racha Ramadan, Assistant professor at Faculty of Economics and Political Science- Cairo University Share URL As a Low Income Food Deficit Country (LIFDC), food security is an important challenge for Egypt, with 17.2% of the Egyptians suffering from food insecurity in 2011 and 5% undernourished during the period from 2008 to 2015 Egypt suffers from […]