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Call for papers: Advancing Healthy Food Environments for Sustainable Diets

12/08/2019 - Deadline for submission: 14 February 2020 Call for Papers for a new Special Issue in the journal Foods titled, "Advancing Healthy Food Environments for Sustainable Diets in a Changing [...]

Call for experts for updating FAO/WHO recommendations on nutrient requirements for children aged 0 –36 months

08/08/2019 - BACKGROUND The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the United Nations Decade of Action on Nutrition, 2016 – 2025 (Nutrition Decade) which was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly as [...]

IPCC special report: Climate Change and Land

07/08/2019 - An IPCC special report on climate change, desertification, land degradation, sustainable land management, food security, and greenhouse gas fluxes in terrestrial ecosystems [...]

Food Systems for Children and Adolescents: Working Together to Secure Nutritious Diets

30/07/2019 - Food systems are essential to delivering healthy, affordable and sustainable diets, but the nutritional needs of children and adolescents (both of present and future generations) are often not [...]

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2019 - Safeguarding against economic slowdowns and downturns

15/07/2019 - The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2019 is an important measure of global progress towards the Sustainable Development Goal of Zero Hunger. It gives an updated estimate of the [...]

UNSCN Nutrition 44 – Food environments: Where people meet the food system

10/07/2019 - This year, the 44th edition of the UNSCN Nutrition (previously UNSCN News) – flagship publication of the UNSCN - explores the contexts in which consumers engage with the food system to make [...]

SDGs Dashboard

19/06/2019 - The SDGs Dashboard, launched by iTechMission, is a data-driven initiative that supports tracking and monitoring of the SDGs. This practical tool supports data monitoring and reporting of the SDGs and [...]

Collaborative Framework for Food Systems Transformation

18/06/2019 - The Collaborative Framework for Food Systems Transformation explains how governments and stakeholders, at national or local levels, can apply a food systems approach to policymaking and [...]

Concept note - Mid-term Review of the UN Decade of Action on Nutrition

17/06/2019 - In April 2016, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 2016-2025 the UN Decade of Action on Nutrition through Resolution 70/259. In April 2018, a first report giving an overview of progress [...]

Nutrition News – Issue 2, 2019

13/05/2019 - 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 [...]

Joint child malnutrition estimates - Levels and trends, 2019 edition

05/04/2019 - The UNICEF-WHO-World Bank Group team released new joint estimates for child stunting, overweight, underweight, wasting and severe wasting (March 2019 edition) using the same methodology as in previous [...]

Global Report on Food Crises 2019

02/04/2019 - Around 113 million people in 53 countries experienced acute food insecurity in 2018, compared to 124 million in 2017. However, the number of people in the world facing food crises has remained well [...]

Call for papers - Global Food Security Journal

02/04/2019 - Call for papers is on Sustainable Food Systems and Diets - Deadline: 1 June 2019The Global Food Security Journal is calling for papers on sustainable diets and food systems to [...]

2019 Global Food Policy Report

28/03/2019 - IFPRI’s flagship report reviews the major food policy issues, developments, and decisions of 2018, and considers challenges and opportunities for 2019 at the global and regional levels. Rural [...]

FAO’s Framework for the Urban Food Agenda: A holistic approach to ensuring sustainable development.

07/03/2019 - With unprecedented levels of urban population growth and with almost 80% of all food that is produced already consumed within urban areas, fostering resilient and economically prosperous food systems, [...]

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World Public Health Nutrition Congress 2020 31 March - 2 April 2020 Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre Queensland Australia WORLD PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITION CONGRESS 2020Knowledge, Policy, Action in the Decade of Nutrition…

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