The National Dialogue for the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables will take place on December 6th and 8th, from 2pm to 5pm. The event aims to boost the agenda of promoting adequate and healthy eating, through debates and encouragement of the production, availability, access and consumption of fruits and vegetables.
In addition to speeches about food systems, the event will also have the participation of experts to discuss the challenges and obstacles to improving the diet of the Brazilian population, including the production and consumption of fruits and vegetables. Reference documents will be launched during the event, including a report on regional dialogues, prepared by the WFP Centre of Excellence and partners in the Nurture the Future project.
This is an intersectoral agenda organized by the Ministry of Health, through the General Coordination of Food and Nutrition and the National Cancer Institute, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the WFP Centre of Excellence Against Hunger. The initiative also has the partnership and support of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply; the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation; Ministry of Citizenship and the National Education Development Fund.
The event is free and will be broadcast live. Please register here: https://dialogosflv.com.br/