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National Consultation to develop the Food and Nutrition Security Regional Strategic Agenda

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Active ImageBelize City, 30 May 2011 – The Ministry of Agriculture in collaboration with the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization in Belize (PAHO/WHO), and the Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama (INCAP), organized a one day national consultation to advance the formulation process of the Food and Nutrition Security Regional Strategic Agenda, ARSAN. The consultation was held at the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Coney Drive, Belize City.

The objective of the consultation was to facilitate the regional strategic agenda by exchange of information, experiences and inputs of the Food and Nutrition Security (FNS) Strategy development, at the political, organizational and local levels.
Participants included authorities and stakeholders on Food and Nutrition Security, civil society organizations, private companies and cooperation agencies.

The process of formulating the ARSAN includes as an essential aspect, conducting in-country consultations with multisectorial participation by national governing bodies related to FNS, who, from a national perspective, could make contributions to the regional process for the formulation of this Strategic Agenda.

The Pan American Health Organization, which is the Regional Office in the Americas of the World Health Organization, was founded in 1902, and works with all countries of the Americas to improve the health and quality of life of their peoples. The PAHO/WHO Country Office in Belize was established in the 1950s.

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