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2018 Global Food Policy Report

One of IFPRI’s flagship reports, this 2018 update looks at food policies in the context of both greater global integration as well as counter-trends towards isolation. Authors look at how international investments can contribute to local food security, actions that can be taken by global governance structures, the role of trade in nutrition and sustainability, and more. The report includes a...

Guidelines on Assessing Biodiverse Foods in Dietary Intake Surveys

To make full use of available food biodiversity to enhance the nutritional status of populations, a better understanding of food biodiversity information in dietary intake is required. Currently, there are few national and regional food consumption surveys that report food biodiversity, particularly at the cultivar/breed level. Co-published with Bioversity International, these pioneering...

POSHAN’s Abstract Digest on Maternal and Child Nutrition Research: Issue 21

POSHAN’s Abstract Digest presents two breakthrough studies that take a critical look at the association of water, sanitation, and handwashing (WASH) interventions with nutrition, and a systematic review on enteric dysfunction and child stunting. Other interesting studies include those related to the design, cost and other program elements pertaining to diets for maternal and child health, as...

Trade and Nutrition Technical Note

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) cite trade as an important means to achieve the goals related to food security and nutrition, but many stakeholders remain underinformed regarding trades influence on nutrition and how to maximize positive impacts.

This FAO technical note responds the need for information on trade and nutrition, providing an overview as well as focusing on the “...

2018 Global Report on Food Crises

The Global Report on Food Crises brings together regional and national data and analysis into one report to provide a clear comprehensive picture of acute food insecurity in the many countries affected by food crises around the world. The report goes beyond the figures to explore key drivers of food insecurity, looking in greater depth at the effects of factors such as conflict, climate change...

Boosting Investments in Healthy Food Systems to Fight Hunger and Malnutrition

This blog was written with Christine CampeauCross-posted from IFPRI

“Every country in the world has a problem with malnutrition...

What Does it Take to Encourage Investment in Nutrition?

Online only - register herehttps://www.newsdeeply.com/malnutrition/talks/538454746

Last year, the World Bank mapped out an investment framework for nutrition that could avert 3.7 million child deaths by 2025. In fact, officials laid out three different possibilties depending on how...

Nutrition Budget Analysis Workshop

SPRING, USAID's multi-sectoral nutrition project, is hosting a workshop on their methodology and tools to track nutrition funding. Participants will become better able to use the tool and advocate for budget analysis among government representatives and funding agencies.

Participants who would benefit from this workshop include: multi-sectoral nutrition partners, civil society, and...

People eat food not nutrition: Integrating BCC into nutrition programs

Online | Register here: https://sightandlife.org/news/#education&id=4142&f=all 

Sight and Life announces a new webinar series. The first session takes place on April 24th and focuses on behavior change communication (BCC) in nutrition programs. The...

Systems Thinking To Sustain Improved Nutrition

Online event with USAID/SPRING | Register here 

Today’s world faces a double burden of malnutrition, with almost three billion people either undernourished, overweight, or obese (FAO 2013). The causes of this growing crisis are numerous and multi-faceted...

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