Report of IFPRI’s Participation in the International Conference on Nutrition
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Report by IFPRI's Director General on IFPRI's participation on behalf of the CGIAR in the International Conference on Nutrition held in Rome in December 1992. The report details IFPRI's role in preparations for the conference, including drafting background materials, and collaborating with the UN Sub Committee on Nutrition on the Second Report on the World Nutrition Situation.The document includes Pinstrup Anderson's presentation to the plenary session on the role of agricultural research in meeting future food demand, increasing income and employment for the poor, and sustaining the environment. Attached are three IFPRI press briefings on the effects of CGIAR activities on human nutrition, malnutrition and food supply, and the importance of taking a sustained, long term approach to reducing malnutrition.Agenda document, CGIAR Mid Term Meeting, May 1993.