Relevant platforms

This section lists and describes briefly the key organizations specialised in bringing nutrition concerns to the policy table.

It also gives an overview of the selected global and regional networks, initiatives and organizations that are relevant to UNSCN.

Intergovernmental platforms and other fora

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The Committee on Food Security

16/10/2017 - The Committee on World Food Security (CFS) was set up in 1974 as an intergovernmental body to serve as a forum in the United Nations System for review and follow up of food security policies. In [...]

The Sustainable Food Systems Programme of the 10-YFP on Sustainable Consumption and Production Patterns

18/01/2017 - The Sustainable Food Systems (SFS) Programme of the 10-Year Framework for Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production Patterns (10YFP) is a multi-stakeholder initiative to accelerate the [...]

The World Public Health Nutrition Association

01/01/2017 - Professionals need to be trained, mentored and supported throughout their careers. The Association works to ensure professionals are aware of the environmental, social, political and economic impacts [...]

Scaling Up Nutrition Movement

20/09/2016 - The Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) collaborative process that began in 2009 with the development of the Scale Up Nutrition Framework, has evolved into a Movement that is both stimulated and [...]

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FAO Policy Guidance Note #12: Food systems for healthy diets Strengthening Sector Policies for Better Food Security and Nutrition Results This guidance note supports the use of a comprehensive food systems approach (rather than a sectoral approach) and gives…
Sight and Life and WFP Supplement: Scaling up Rice Fortification in West Africa In West Africa, the prevalence and impact of micronutrient deficiencies are significant, and anemia, vitamin A deficiency, and iodine deficiency remain of public health concern. For example, every…
Nutrition News - December 2018 In an effort to present nutrition related news at the global and country level, UNSCN and the UNN Secretariats are teaming up to produce the first comprehensive overview of recent developments…
The Double Burden of Malnutrition: Crisis and Opportunity Sight and Life Magazine on the Double Burden of Malnutrition now availableCurrently, 38 million children are obese worldwide, compared with 151 million children stunted, and childhood obesity is…
A healthy diet sustainably produced - WHO Information sheet A safe and healthy diet contributes to an optimal state of health and protects against all forms of malnutrition. It also reduces the risk of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) and promotes a strong…