Food security through food systems transformation - United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia
14 March 2023

Beirut time

Expert Group Meeting

Food security through food systems transformation

  • UN House, Beirut, Lebanon

ESCWA and the Food Agriculture Organization - Regional Office for the Near East and North Africa (FAO-RNE), in collaboration with the League of Arab States and the Arab Organization for Agricultural Development (AOAD), are convening a special session on “Achieving Food Security Through Food Systems Transformation: Priorities and Actions” during the Arab Forum for Sustainable Development 2023.

The session  brings together Arab officials and experts from governments, civil society, business, private sector and regional and international organizations to reflect on policies and programs that could lead to a sustainable transformation of the food systems.

Participants examine the various forms of support that stakeholders and actors, including regional and international partners, can bring to Arab countries to help them transform their food systems and ensure food security. They draw lessons from successful national actions and assess the different challenges and how to address them.

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