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Zinc – A Micronutrient for Improved Nutrition and Food Security

The Global Solutions Group on Food Quality of the World Bank Group Agriculture Global Practice, in collaboration with SecureNutrition Knowledge Platform, and the World Bank Group HNP Global Practice hosted a seminar to engage the agriculture and nutrition community in addressing the problems spawned by zinc-deficient...

40th Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC) Conference: Local Action with International Cooperation to Improve and Sustain WASH Services

July 24 - 28: Hosted by the Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC) of the Loughborough University, UK, the conference is a platform to support knowledge sharing, improve good practice and develop capacity for the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector. The week includes peer-reviewed paper presentations and discussion, capacity development workshops, an exhibition, side events...

2017 High Level Political Forum

July 10 - 19: The Economic and Social Council will host the high-level political forum (HLPF) on sustainable development focused on "Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing world". In accordance with paragraph 84 of the 2030 Agenda, Member States have decided that the...

ANH Academy Week and Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Nutrition Agriculture-Nutrition Scientific Symposium
Global Accelerated Action for the Health of Adolescents (AA-HA!): Guidance to Support Country Implementation

The AA-HA! Guidance note supports national-level policy-makers and program managers in planning, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating programs that respond to the health needs of adolescents in their countries. AA-HA! Guidance follows the Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health (2016–2030), and shows that in many cases adolescents who suffer from mental health...

Behaviour Change Toolkit for International Development Practitioners

This toolkit provides practitioners with the know-how required for designing effective behavior change strategies for improved nutrition and other development outcomes. Decades of research and the practical experience of development workers and social scientists have produced useful insights into what determines how people behave, and how a process can be successful in enabling people to adopt...

What Makes Urban Food Policy Happen? Insights from Five Case Studies.

This report examines the development and delivery of urban food policies, focusing on enablers and barriers. The authors explore five case studies (Brazil, Kenya, The Netherlands, Canada, and the U.S.), from small towns that are taking their first steps in designing food-related policy, to big cities that are striving to maintain highly-developed, integrated policies. The report identifies a...

Zinc – A Micronutrient for Improved Nutrition and Food Security

The Global Solutions Group on Food Quality of the World Bank Group Agriculture Global Practice, in collaboration with SecureNutrition Knowledge Platform, and the World Bank Group HNP Global Practice will host a seminar to engage the agriculture and nutrition community in addressing the problems spawned by zinc-deficient...

Last Day: What Role Can Agricultural Extension and Advisory Services Play in Realizing Gender Equality and Improved Nutrition?

Agricultural extension and advisory services play a crucial role in development and are central to realizing the potential of agricultural innovation. In the context of a shift to a more demand-led and participatory approach, agricultural extension and advisory services can also have an important impact on broader development objectives, such as improved nutrition and increased gender equality...

How to Address Nutrition in Agricultural Supply Chains

Webinar: The Sustainable Food Lab will host a conversation about the importance of nutrition in agricultural supply chains, featuring the work of Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) in the tea sector with Unilever and IDH and Nestlé in the coffee sector. Addressing malnutrition in value chains can contribute to higher productivity and contribute to the integrity of brands.  But, when...

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