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Ministerials Paragraphs Related to the Theme Paragraphs VII Summit

- Antigua and Barbuda - Argentina - Bahamas - Barbados - Belize - Bolivia - Brazil - Canada - Chile - Colombia - Costa Rica - Dominica - Dominican Republic - Ecuador - El Salvador - Grenada - Guatemala - Guyana - Haiti - Honduras - Jamaica - Mexico - Nicaragua - Panama - Paraguay - Peru - Saint Kitts and Nevis - Saint Lucia - Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Suriname - Trinidad and Tobago - United States - Uruguay - Venezuela -
Date:  6/20/2010 
The Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) promotes food security in the Americas and around the world through a range of approaches, including:

• encouraging flexible, predictable food security funding by the donor community;
promoting the use of social safety nets, food distribution systems, and school feeding programs;
• working with other countries to improve the United Nations Food Aid Convention;
• supporting nutrition considerations in broader food security initiatives, including increasing programming to promote life-saving nutrient food supplements such as Vitamin A and salt iodization; and
• supporting and strengthening national and regional food reserves, as well as food crisis alert and prevention systems.

For example, CIDA is supporting private sector development in the Department of Sololá, one of Guatemala’s poorest indigenous regions. The project will improve living conditions and increase the average income of 30,000 families.
Likewise, in Haiti, CIDA is working with the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture, in collaboration with the Government of Argentina, to improve public sector policy and administrative management.
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Date:  6/20/2010 
Canadian federal government, provincial and territorial governments, and civil society organizations work together on a wide variety of initiatives to improve access to healthy, safe and nutritious foods in Canada. These activities include social welfare and poverty reduction programs, initiatives to reduce health disparities, targeted programs for vulnerable populations, new strategies for the promotion of healthy eating, and a variety of projects to improve food security research, knowledge and understanding.
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