Healthy Diets for All: A Key to Meeting the SDGs

Briefs
Sectors:
Nutrition, Agriculture
Organization:
Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition (GloPAN)
Author:
Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition (GloPAN)
Region:
Global
Resource Publication Date:
November, 2017
Content Format:
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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 ‘brake’ on progress, while multisectoral investments in healthy diets could unlock the development potential of individuals, boost economic growth, and reduce health care costs.

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