The roles of the multiple UN agencies that work to promote the food and nutrition security of vulnerable populations need to be clarified.
Fostering engagement with the private sector may yield new expertise and resources.
A stronger voice from indigenous non-governmental organizations is needed. Such local non-governmental organizations could benefit from capacity-building efforts to encourage ownership and political involvement.
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