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What is the Cost of a Healthy Diet? New Price Indexes Reveal Changes in Affordability of Nutritious Foods - IFPRI Policy Seminar

29/05/2019 - 29 May, 2019 - 12:15 PM TO 01:45 PM EDT Interventions and innovation can lower the price of individual foods, but healthy eating depends on access to a mix of foods from diverse [...]

Ag2Nut Webinar - Development of Food-Based Dietary Guidelines in Ethiopia, and a Global Review of FBDG

21/05/2019 - Tuesday, May 21, 20199:00am New York2:00pm London 3:00pm CEST4:00pm Ethiopia What is a healthy diet?  This Ag2Nut webinar presents how 90 countries have answered that question, sharing results [...]

Seventy-second World Health Assembly

20/05/2019 - 20–28 May 2019Geneva, Switzerland The Seventy-second World Health Assembly (WHA72) will take place at the Palais des Nations in Geneva from 20-28 May 2019. The WHA, the [...]

Urban Food Systems for Better Diets, Nutrition, and Health

17/05/2019 - Friday, 17 May 2019  12:15 pm to 1:45 pm (EDT) IFPRI, Washington, D.C. 20005 The explosive growth of cities all over the world has led to major shifts in diets, with serious consequences [...]

IFAD demonstrates progress on Nutrition Decade

07/05/2019 - IFAD's contribution to the UN Decade of Action on Nutrition is high on its corporate agenda, with "improving the nutritional level of the poorest populations in developing countries" as a principal [...]

Enhancing food systems dialogues in Central Asia and Caucasus

07/05/2019 - A recent sub-regional symposia - Symposium on sustainable food systems and nutrition governance for healthy diets in Central Asia and Caucasus – was held from 24-26 April 2019 in Astana, [...]

Webinar - Anaemia prevention programmes for women: an opportunity for double duty actions

03/05/2019 - 3 May 2019 at 9:00 EDT As the call for universal coverage of public health interventions gains momentum, we need to ask: are anaemia prevention programmes doing enough to improve women's health? Is [...]

The FAO/WHO/WTO International Forum on Food Safety and Trade

23/04/2019 - 23-24 April 2019Geneva, Switzerland Continuing the discussions from the Addis Conference, the Geneva Forum will address the trade-related aspects and challenges of food safety. The food safety [...]

Food and Water Security: A Balancing Act in the Era of Climate Change

17/04/2019 - Wednesday, 17 April 2019 | 5:00pm – 7:00pm EDTRome Building, Johns Hopkins University, Washington, DC 20036 Welcome and Introduction: Jessica Fanzo, Bloomberg Distinguished Associate [...]

Monitoring and Evaluating for Inclusive and Sustainable Food Systems

03/04/2019 - 3-4 April 2019WICC Wageningen, the Netherlands In order to deliver on the 2030 SDG- Agenda, we need to improve on the performance of food systems. 'Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals [...]

Reducing Inequalities: SDG 10 Progress and Prospects

02/04/2019 - 2-3 April, 2019Geneva, Switzerland This two-day conference will look at the progress made on SDG 10, which calls for reduced inequalities. The outcomes from this conference will be used as inputs in [...]

First Global Conference on Synergies between the 2030 Agenda and Paris Agreement

01/04/2019 - 1-3 April 2019UN City, Copenhagen, Denmark The UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) and the UNFCCC will convene the first global multi-stakeholder conference on synergies between the [...]

7th International Congress on Maternal Infant Nutrition in the First 1000 Days

27/03/2019 - A child’s future health is largely determined in the first 1000 days after conception, meaning pregnancy + the first two years of childhood. Proper nutrition, birth type, breastfeeding during [...]

LAUNCH EVENT: 2019 Global Food Policy Report

27/03/2019 - Wednesday 27 March 2019 - 12:15 PM to 01:45 PM EDTIFPRI, Washington, DC IFPRI’s flagship report reviews the major food policy issues, developments, and decisions of 2018, [...]

Global Food Security Symposium 2019

20/03/2019 - 20-21 March 2019Washington DC, USA Convened annually, the Global Food Security Symposium addresses the US government's and international community’s progress on global food security [...]

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