Event detail

Workshop on Coordination and Mainstreaming of Food Security and Nutrition into National Socio-Economic Development Plan in Laos PDR

Event detail:

The National Nutrition Policy assigns the National Science Council of Laos PDR in collaboration with Food and Agriculture Organization United Nation under the framework of FAO-Multi Donors Partnership Programme (FMPP) is organizing the workshop on Coordination and Mainstreaming of Food Security and Nutrition into National Socio-Economic Development Plan on 21-22 July 2009 at Lao Plaza Hotel, Vientiane, Laos PDR.

Objectives:

  • Raising awareness: common understanding of the concept of food security and nutrition and the role of coordination and the prevalence of undernourishment in the country
  • Practical relevance: understanding how to strengthen food security and nutrition aspects in sector plans
  • Experience sharing: understanding and learning from Cambodia’s experience in mainstreaming food security and nutrition in the 5-year NSDP of Cambodia and coordinating among various sectors on food security and nutrition

Expected Outcome:

  • Decision makers and technical staff from the planning department have increased understanding about the concept of food security and nutrition and its cross-cutting issues and have realized that a multi-sector approach is needed to fight food insecurity and malnutrition in Lao PDR
  • Decision makers and technical staff from the planning department have understood and got lessons learnt from Cambodia’s experience in mainstreaming and be able to adapt them to a Lao Context and apply them into practical use
  • Technical staff from the planning department of MPI and line ministries have been fully equipped with the necessary mainstreaming tools and thus be able to integrate food security and nutrition in their sector plan

 

 

Day One


Day Two

Source institution:

FAO Representation in Laos PDR

Contributor name:

Sengphet Phongphachanh

Contributor e-mail:

sengphet.phongphachanh@fao.org

Event venue:

Lao Plaza Hotel, Laos PDR

Event start date:

2009-07-20

Event end date:

2009-07-20

Contact name:

Address:

E-mail:

sengphet.phongphachanh@fao.org