Within the framework of the 9th General Assembly of members of the Global Alliance to Promote Fruits and Vegetables Consumption “5 a day” (“AIAM5”), held virtually on November the 26th 2020, attending 35 representatives from 26 national and international entities as full and colaborative members, from 22 countries, agreed that:
Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, F&V play a very relevant role in this regard, as they improved nutrition and health status due to its content in vitamins, minerals, fiber and phytochemicals, acting as protection factors for NCD and as cornerstone of the immune function
AIAM5 is committed and willing to work eagerly to help their member to facilitate those countries where they operate to achieve the goals of the IYFV expected to have an impact in reducing hunger and poverty, enhancing food and nutrition security, improving livelihoods, and contributing to better natural resource management for a healthier and more sustainable food systems
Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, alerts from international organizations and experts to care for food supply chains have not stopped to ensure their affordability and access to markets in quantity and quality.With enormous sadness we see that this has not been the case, revealing the great fragility of the world’s food systems…
Interesante arículo de Mirador Salud donde se pone en evidencia la importancia de una adecuada alimentación donde no falten el mímino de 5 raciones entre frutas y verduras para aportar nutrientes claves para el normal funcionamiento de nuestro sistema inmunutarios. Acceso al contenido completo
El arículo ha sido escrito por nuestro colega de 5 al día Venezuela Pablo Hernández. Disponible solo en español (pero facilmente traducible medienta herramientas de internet)
UN General Assembly establishes Fruit and Vegetables international year. FAO welcomes this global recognition.
19 December 2019, New York/Rome – The UN General Assembly adopted a resolution designating 2021 as the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables following request made by the FAO Conference.
Chile has been a champion of devoting a year to promote fruit and vegetables, supported by AIAM5 members which asked letters of supports to their National Ministers of Agriculture.Read more>>