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HIV, Gender and Nutrition - FAO Role and News
FAO globally, is committed to addressing these issues as is stipulated the global FAO vision, which is “a world free of hunger and malnutrition where food and agriculture contributes to improving the living standards of all, especially the poorest, in an economically, socially and environmentally sustainable manner”; and the FAO strategic framework, particularly, Strategic Objective I “Improved preparedness for, and effective response to, food and agricultural threats and emergencies”; Strategic Objective K “Gender equity in access to resources, goods, services and decision making in the rural areas”; and Strategic Objective H “Improved food security and better nutrition”.
FAO in southern Africa is contributing to the achievement of the global vision and strategic objectives by coordinating project activities implemented at country office level, providing technical support and developing the capacity of FAO and partner staff to ensure that HIV, gender and nutrition are effectively integrated and mainstreamed in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Food Security (FS) projects.
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Women play a vital role in ensuring household food security as food and income used by women is more likely to have a positive impact on family nutrition and child