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WHO Policy brief - Driving commitment for nutrition within the UN Decade of Action on Nutrition

18/09/2018 - The United Nations Decade of Action on Nutrition 2016-2025 (the Nutrition Decade) aims to trigger intensified action to end hunger and eradicate all forms of malnutrition worldwide, and ensure [...]

WUR short course on Food Systems for Healthy and Sustainable diets

17/09/2018 - Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation is facilitating the next round of OKP and MENA fellowship applications (6 September - 16 October 2018) for 15 of its short courses for professionals in the [...]

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2018

11/09/2018 - The publication highlights global progress towards ending hunger, and focuses on the importance of building climate resilience for food security and nutrition. The report provides an updated estimate [...]

Guidance Notes on Integration of Nutrition in the UN Development Framework and in Humanitarian Situations

22/08/2018 - Bridging the humanitarian-development divide is a vital necessity for combatting malnutrition and sustaining good nutrition outcomes in today’s world. According to the 2017 SOFI report, of the [...]

La nutrition dans un monde globalisé

22/08/2018 - Une bonne nutrition est un catalyseur essentiel de l’atteinte des Objectifs de développement durable (ODD) ; réciproquement, progresser vers nombre de ces objectifs permet de [...]

Nutrition Exchange, Issue 10

30/07/2018 - Nutrition Exchange has reached a milestone with its tenth edition! Issue 10 features original articles by frontline practitioners working at country level [...]

IAEA’s Nutritional and Health-Related Environmental Studies Newsletter - August 2018 edition

24/07/2018 - The No 8. edition of IAEA’s Nutritional and Health-Related Environmental Studies Newsletter  features the following articles. Meeting outcomes New Technical Cooperation Projects to [...]

UNSCN Quarterly Update - Issue 2, 2018

13/07/2018 - The second issue of the UNSCN Quarterly Update for 2018 provides the latest updates on the UNSCN members, our work to foster cross-sectoral dialogue on nutrition, UNSCN’s efforts to raise the [...]

A Child Rights-Based Approach to Food Marketing: A Guide for Policy Makers

21/06/2018 - Evidence gathered over the past 20 years indicates that marketing of unhealthy food is a key contributor to the growing rates of child overweight. New marketing channels, ever-evolving techniques, and [...]

UNICEF First Food Series for Young Children - A Video Series on Complementary Feeding

24/05/2018 - These series of videos cover the best practices of when, what and how to feed the first foods to young children aged 6–23 months. Using real home feeding situations in Kenya, [...]

Field Exchange - Issue 57

16/04/2018 - This is a general issue that features, for the second year running, a special section that shares key outputs of Action Against Hunger’s Research for Nutrition Conference held in November 2017. [...]

UNSCN Quarterly Update - Issue 1, 2018

27/03/2018 - The UNSCN Quarterly Update - Issue 1, 2018 edition provides the latest updates on the UNSCN members, our work to foster cross-sectoral dialogue on nutrition, UNSCN’s efforts to raise the [...]

UNSCN Formal Report to ECOSOC - 2018

01/03/2018 - In April 2017, UNSCN's annual reporting lines to ECOSOC were re-established. As a result, UNSCN submitted a report to the 2018 ECOSOC session in February 2018. This action re-affirms [...]

HarvestPlus commits to the Nutrition Decade

26/02/2018 - HarvestPlus is deeply committed under the Nutrition Decade to working with partners to meet the bigger goal of diversifying diets. For HarvestPlus, this commitment means leveraging this decade to [...]

UNSCN commits to the Nutrition Decade

15/02/2018 - UNGA Resolution 70/259 declared on 1 April 2016 called on UNSCN’s coordinating function to support the implementation of the UN Decade of Action on Nutrition (2016-2025). From the start, UNSCN [...]

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International Symposium on Understanding the Double Burden of Malnutrition for Effective Interventions 10–13 December 2018, IAEA Headquarters, Vienna (Austria) The double burden of malnutrition (DBM) is characterized by the coexistence of undernutrition (stunting, wasting, vitamin and mineral…

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