Agriculture

Agriculture
Investment for Nutrition - Joint Policy Seminar

In-person and online - register here

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...

The Marketplace for Nutritious Food - Assessment of a market-based food environment intervention

The Marketplace for Nutritious Foods is an innovation accelerator managed by the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) that supports small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to produce nutritious foods across East and Southern...

Integrating and Strengthening Nutrition in Agriculture and Maternal and Child Health Programs in Guatemala: A Report on FANTA Activities from 2011 to 2017

This report showcases FANTA’s work in Guatemala between 2011 and 2017. FANTA has supported work on stunting prevention in the country by engaging the Government of Guatemala and partners in multisectoral efforts to integrate and strengthen nutrition in health and agriculture interventions, particularly those targeting women and children in the Western Highlands.

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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 ‘...

The Marketplace for Nutritious Food - Assessment of a market-based food environment intervention

Online or In-person waitlist - Register here.

The Marketplace for Nutritious Foods is an...

Doing Things Their Way? Food, Farming and Health in Two Ugandan Cities

Webinar: The ANH Academy and the African Nutrition Society have launched a new webinar series exploring critical links between agriculture, livelihoods, health, and individual and household nutrition in Africa - “Agriculture-Nutrition-Health linkages: Research in the African context”....

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...

UN Network for SUN - Key documents for stakeholders

The documents in this "table of contents" were compiled in preparation for the 2017 Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Global Gathering marketplace. Each United Nations agency and institution was given the opportunity to identify publications and other relevant materials for dissemination, which taken together are highlights considered relevant for the SUN Global Gathering participants. These efforts...

Cracking the Egg's Potential to Improve Child Growth and Development

Stunting and loss of a child’s developmental potential are complex human capital problems, which arise from poverty and other environmental and biological problems. Nutritional interventions to address stunting have largely focused on fortified foods or supplements and limited evidence exists for using locally available nutritious foods.

This seminar presented findings from a...

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