Event detail

National Conference on Nutrition on 3-4 March 2015 at Hotel Intercontinental, Phnom Penh

Event detail:

Council for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD)in collaboration with FAO, USAID, WFP, and UNICEF is going to organize the National Conference on Nutrition to be held on March 3-4, 2015, at Hotel Intercontinental, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. This Conference will be the first presentation on the findings from the 2014 Cambodia Demographic and Health Survey (CDHS) and Micronutrient Status Survey.In order to address the complex of factors affecting nutrition and child stunting, the Conference will bring together more than 200 scientists and key policy makers, international, regional and national experts and representatives from ministries, provincial authorities, private sector, NGOs, and development partners. Participants will share scientific and programmatic information and experiences related to child growth and malnutrition in Cambodia and the region. The Conference provides an opportunity to engage participants in discussion and debate on the most recent Cambodian data and scientific findings and their relevance to current programs and policies aimed at decreasing rates of chronic malnutrition. A result of this Conference will be the identification of specific goals and tasks to increase the impact of programs to reduce child stunting and a commitment from all interested organizations on their roles in achieving the goals of national strategies and policies aimed at improving food and nutrition security in Cambodia.

Source institution:

The Council for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD)

Contributor name:

The Council for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD)

Contributor e-mail:

sovathra@yahoo.com

Event venue:

Hotel Intercontinental, Phnom Penh

Event start date:

2015-03-02

Event end date:

2015-03-03

Contact name:

Uy Piseth

Address:

E-mail:

sovathra@yahoo.com