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Nutrition-sensitive investments in agriculture and food systems. Budget analysis guidance note

23/09/2020 - This publication outlines methods and actions for countries to monitor nutrition-related spending. It will contribute to understanding the importance and opportunities for countries to use costing and [...]

Call for experts - WHO initiative to estimate the global burden of foodborne diseases

01/09/2020 - Deadline: 31 October 2020 Background Foodborne diseases are a major cause of human morbidity and mortality. According to the global estimates from the WHO Foodborne Disease Burden Epidemiology [...]

IAEA’s Nutritional and Health-Related Environmental Studies Newsletter - Issue 12 (August 2020)

18/08/2020 - The 12th Nutritional & Health-related Environmental Studies Newsletter has a special focus on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. It includes suggestions for conducting IAEA nutrition studies during [...]

Evidence and Guidance Note on the Use of CVA for Nutrition Outcomes

18/08/2020 - The main purpose of this document is to provide the nutrition sector with evidence and guidance to more routinely consider and, if appropriate, use cash and voucher modalities in nutrition in [...]

Strengthened Action on Nutrition in the COVID-19 Response

31/07/2020 - Putting healthy, affordable and sustainable diets at the heart of a human-rights based response to COVID-19 This narrative was created by members of the UN Interagency Task Force on NCD’s [...]

Merger of the UN System Standing Committee on Nutrition (UNSCN) and the UN Network for Scaling-Up Nutrition (SUN)

16/07/2020 - Dear partners and colleagues,I am writing to you as the ad interim Chair of the UN System Standing Committee on Nutrition (UNSCN) to provide you with an update on the merger of the UN Network for [...]

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2020

13/07/2020 - Updates for many countries have made it possible to estimate hunger in the world with greater accuracy this year. In particular, newly accessible data enabled the revision of the entire series of [...]

UNSCN Nutrition 45: Nutrition in a Digital World

09/07/2020 - UNSCN Nutrition 45 – Nutrition in a Digital World  This year, the 45th edition of UNSCN Nutrition, examines the complexity of the digital world for improved nutrition. Digital technology, [...]

The COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting people’s food environments: a resource list on Food Systems and Nutrition responses

02/07/2020 - The current global outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) has disrupted food systems around the world. Food environments are where people meet the food system. Around the world people’s food [...]

HLPE Report #15 - Food security and nutrition: building a global narrative towards 2030

25/06/2020 - The report is based on the analysis of food security and nutrition concepts, outcomes, drivers and critical policy directions that are vital for meeting SDG 2 targets and the entire 2030 Agenda. The [...]

Nutrition News Issue 1 - 2020

24/06/2020 - In an effort to present nutrition related news at the global and country level, UNSCN and the UNN Secretariats are teaming up to deliver Nutrition News providing a comprehensive overview of recent [...]

In Memory of Arne Oshaug 

22/06/2020 - We were saddened to hear about the passing of Arne Oshaug, a celebrated expert in the international nutrition community and forefather in the right to food agenda. Arne was a strong supporter of [...]

UNSG Policy Brief: The Impact of COVID-19 on Food Security and Nutrition

09/06/2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic is a health and human crisis threatening the food security and nutrition of millions of people around the world. Hundreds of millions of people were already suffering from [...]

COVID-19 pandemic: The evolving impact on how people meet the food system

28/05/2020 - For more than two months now, the world has been living in semi-confinement and the world’s economy moving in slow motion due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Both the disease and the measures [...]

Stepping up effective school health and nutrition: a partnership for healthy learners and brighter futures

15/05/2020 - For the first time since the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015, UN and multilateral agencies from across health, education, agriculture, WASH, and social welfare sectors have [...]

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3rd Global Conference of the SFS Programme 23 November - 4 December 2020 The 3rd Global Conference of the Sustainable Food Systems Programme will be held virtually. The purpose of this 3rd global conference is to to provide substantial…

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