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Investment for Nutrition - Joint Policy Seminar

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The United Nations Standing Committee on Nutrition (UNSCN) and IFPRI will host a seminar on opportunities for positive nutrition investments into the food system. Speakers from the UNSCN, the World Bank, RTI International, and IFPRI will debate...

Achieving Increased UN Coherence on Nutrition: Webinar resources in English and Francais

The UN Network for SUN hosted a webinar with SecureNutrition as part of an ongoing series. Speakers introduced the UN Nutrition Inventory tool to stakeholders and colleagues, and described ongoing strategies to align nutrition initiatives across UN agencies.

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Achieving Increased UN Coherence on Nutrition

This is the third webinar of the UN SecureNutrition as part of the UN Network for SUN series, to highlight country-examples of UN Network (collective) actionillustrating how they have helped country UN Networks to ...

CountrySTAT: Food and Agriculture Data Network

CountrySTAT is a web-based information technology system for food and agriculture statistics at the national and subnational levels. It acts as a one stop center which centralizes and integrates the data coming from various sources and allows to harmonize it according to international standards while ensuring data quality and reliability. This supports analysis, informed policy-making, and...

First Foods: Improving Diets in Early Childhood

This special issue of the Maternal and Child Nutrition Journal focuses on why improving complementary foods and feeding for infants and young children matters and what it takes to improve them. The issue builds on the global meeting convened by UNICEF and the governments of India and Maharashtra in Mumbai, India, in November 2015,...

Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture: What Have We Learned and Where Do We Go from Here?

The paper reviews recent evidence on nutrition-sensitive agriculture programs, summarizing existing knowledge regarding impacts, pathways, mechanisms, and contextual factors that affect where and how agriculture may improve nutrition outcomes. The authors find that nutrition-sensitive agriculture interventions improve a variety of diet and nutrition outcomes in both mothers and children,...

Healthy Diets for All: A Key to Meeting the SDGs

The report builds on the findings from the 2017 Global Nutrition Report by emphasizing that healthy diets are key to driving progress against the SDGs. It outlines the consequences of inaction, including low educational attainment, poor physical growth, and low productivity. The report argues that the traditional siloed approach to addressing global health and development issues is putting a ‘...

Global Nutrition Report 2017

This year’s Global Nutrition report (GNR) shows that, in spite of progress, 155 million children globally are still stunted and the world is off track on meeting internationally agreed nutrition targets. Financing to tackle malnutrition is alarmingly low. Donors spend less than 1 percent of overseas aid on nutrition, and countries allocate between 1 and 2 percent of their health budgets to the...

Unraveling the Food-Health Nexus

Webinar: The Global Alliance for the Future of Food and IPES-Food (International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems) will host this webinar to provide an opportunity to share highlights from the report Unraveling the Food-Health Nexus, which provides a comprehensive overview of the health...

3rd International Conference on Global Food Security

December 3 - 6: The DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Food Security and the Universities of Pretoria and the Western Cape will host this conference to discuss five core themes reflecting an integrated approach to identifying solutions to the complex global challenge of food security: Food creation, Food safety and bio security, Food loss and waste, Food in a changing society, and Food...

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