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The 4th National Seminar on Food Security and Nutrition

Event detail:

The 4th National Seminar on Food Security and Nutrition is to be organized for two days in Phnom Penh on 21-22May 2012 by the Council for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD) in collaboration with other Government agencies (MoH, MoP, SNEC, MAFF, MRD,....) and with support of development partners (USAID, UNICEF, WHO, WFP, and CARITAS) under the theme “Improving Child and Maternal Nutrition in Cambodia”.  The National Seminar will build on the experiences of the aforesaid three high-level "National Seminars on Food Security and Nutrition", and will be opened by Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo HUN SEN, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia and will be closed by H.E. Dr. Yim Chhay Ly, Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of CARD. 


The National Seminar will be jointly prepared by all relevant ministries and will actively involve a wide range of stakeholders including national and sub-national levels of the RGC (relevant sector ministries and provincial authorities), development partners (UN organizations and donor agencies) civil society (NGOs, research institutions) and private sector in the discussions.


Objectives of the National Seminar


  • To present and discuss current trends and challenges on child and maternal nutrition based on recent data and study results


  • To present and discuss strategies, plans and approaches to improve child and maternal nutrition in Cambodia with regards to their effectiveness and potential for scaling up


  • To explore ways to reinforce complementarities between sectors and stakeholders and to strengthen coordination at national and sub-national levels


  • To identify gaps in actions and get guidance for a road map to enhance child and maternal nutrition in Cambodia  indicating roles and responsibilities of relevant government institutions




1.       Agenda  English Khmer                                                                                  


2.       Concept Note  English Khmer                                                      


3.       Speeches/Keynotes


a.    Nutrition: a critical investment in human and economic development English Khmer

b.    Experiences with community bases nutrition programs(Mahidol University) English Khmer


4.       Presentations

a.    Overview on child and maternal nutrition Cambodia (MoH) English Khmer             

b.    National Nutrition Program (NNP) - challenges for scaling up nutrition interventions (MoH) English Khmer

c.    Enhancement of dietary diversification – linking agriculture to nutrition(MAFF) English Khmer                       

d.    Fortification of Food with Micronutrients (MoP) English Khmer

e.    Improved access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene (MRD) English Khmer

f.     NGOs contribution to improving Nutrition in Cambodia English Khmer

g.    Roadmap towards a national nutrition action plan (CARD) English Khmer


5.       Guideline format for working group English Khmer

6.       Background Material

a.    National Nutrition Strategy Cambodia (NNS) English Khmer

b.    Cambodia Child Survival Strategy English Khmer

c.    Strategic Framework for FSN (SFFSN) English Khmer

d.    SUN (scaling up nutrition) road map English

e.    Executive Sumary of SFFSN review report  English Khmer

f.     Review Report SFFSN in Cambodia 2008-2012 English

g.    Facts sheets child nutrition Cambodia English Khmer

h.    Facts sheet maternal nutrition Cambodia English Khmer

i.     UN Common Advocacy Points FSN English Khmer

J.    UN Common Advocacy Points Maternal Health  English Khmer


           7.      Links

                    a.    Nutrition Library Cambodia: https://sites.google.com/site/camnutlibrary/home

                    b.    SUN web-site: http://www.scalingupnutrition.org     



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Phnom Penh

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He. Srun Darith


Council for Agricultural and Rural Development