27-29 October 2015. Addis Ababa. The 4th African Food and Nutrition Forum. Themed, “Global Response for Sustainable Food System in the Post Millennium Development Goal Era: Implication to Health, Nutrition and Food Security”, the forum designed to strengthen AFNF’s support in the formulation and implementation of evidence-based food and nutrition policies, and thereby contributes to the well being of its fellow citizens.
The forum has featured paper as well as poster presentations followed by interactive discussions on issues pertinent to food and nutrition security, in the face of climate change, agriculture, food safety and scientific innovation for sustainable food production. Further, the forum has staged presentations and deliberations on gender focused multi-sectoral and integrated nutrition strategy, policies and strategies and scaling up nutrition.
Food Science and Nutrition, one of the centers at Addis Ababa University, is tasked to offer postgraduate training leading to MSc. and PhD, conduct researches, provide community services and support the overall need of the country towards poverty reduction and sustainable development. Hosting the African Food and Nutrition Forum is one of the ways through which the center can achieve its goals.