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Global Child Nutrition Forum

September 17 - 21: The Global Child Nutrition Forum is the largest international conference on school meals in the world. The Forum is an opportunity to share experiences with school meal programs, including successes and challenges, and to learn what others are doing. The Forum provides the opportunity to interact with experts from around the world, see other school meal programs in action,...

EAT Stockholm Food Forum 2017

June 12 - 13: EAT will gather 500 practitioners from the fields of science, politics, business and civil society to discuss progress on implementing solutions in an interconnected way to solve climate, sustainability and health challenges by transforming the food system. This year's topics will include innovationion, technology, and the economics of food systems. Among speakers, Caleb...

How to Strengthen the Quality of Engagement between Governments and Businesses to Improve the Quality of Diets?

Hosted by GAIN, the event will bring together development experts to explore different approaches to engaging businesses to deliver safe nutritious foods at prices that low-income families can afford. Why does businesses engagement need to be be strengthened, what needs to be done to do that, and who needs to do it?

Speakers and event contributors include Beverley Postma...

Improving Nutrition Through Enhanced Food Environments

This policy brief provides current evidence on what works to improve food environments and markets to support high-quality diets. The authors set forth recommendations for governments and the private sector to work together on several priority areas: (1) implementing economic measures to reduce the consumption of unhealthy foods through taxes; (2) marketing of high quality diets while ...

How to Influence and Engage Government in Sanitation

Webinar: The Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (SuSanA) will be facilitating a panel discussion with leaders of three organisations that have been successful in persuading decision makers on the key role of sanitation in development. Panelists from the World Toilet Organisation, ...

Framework and Specification for the Nutritional Composition of a Food Supplement for Pregnant and Lactating Women (PLW) in Undernourished and Low-Income Settings: Report of an Expert Consultation held at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Despite recent progress, far too many women struggle to get the right nutrition prior to, during and following pregnancy. This is particularly true in many low and middle income countries, where maternal undernutrition continues to threaten healthy maternal and infant outcomes. To address this, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation convened an expert consultation to develop nutrient content...

Last Day: Call for Examples and Good Practices on Investments for Healthy Food Systems

Raised by the Committee on World Food Security (CFS), the call aims to gather experiences and examples on investments to promote healthy food systems and nutrition outcomes. These experiences will be compiled in a background document for discussion in the next CFS plenary in October. Cases can be submitted using a short template available on the website.

For more information and for...

Diagnostics to Support the Identification, Design, and Evaluation of Interventions in Value Chains to Improve Diets of Low-income Populations

Webinar: IMMANA will host a webinar to discuss value chain approaches to address malnutrition, drawing in particular from research undertaken in Malawi to examine opportunities for improved diets through leveraging demand and supply of nutritious foods, and enhancing value chain performance with a nutrition lens. Preliminary results on bottlenecks and opportunities will provide insights for...

Seventieth World Health Assembly (WHA)

May 22 - 31: The World Health Assembly (WHA) is the decision-making body of World Health Organization (WHO), attended by delegations from the Organization's Member States and focused on a specific health agenda prepared by the Executive Board. The main functions of the World Health Assembly are to determine the policies of the Organization, appoint the Director-General, supervise financial...

10th World Congress on Nutrition & Food Sciences

May 29 - 31: Organized by Conferenceseries, the forum will showcase innovations in the Nutrition, Food and Public Health industry. The event is meant for professionals and academics worldwide.

For more information and registration: http://www.nutritionalconference.com/

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