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Home-Grown School Feeding Resource Framework

11/10/2018 - This Resource framework is intended as a guidance tool for stakeholders involved in programme design, implementation and monitoring of Home-Grown School Feeding Programmes and the related policy and [...]

Independent Civil Society Report on the use and implementation of the Right to Food Guidelines

04/10/2018 - The CFS’ monitoring of the use and application of the RTF Guidelines comes at an important moment. The protection, promotion, and realization of human rights – including the [...]

Workshop: Current Status and Response to the Global Obesity Pandemic

27/09/2018 - 8:30 AM-4:00 PM ET, Tuesday, 9 October 2018 Obesity is a global pandemic with rates at least doubling in more than 70 countries since 1980. Many countries now face a “double [...]

Strengthening nutrition action: a resource guide for countries based on the policy recommendations of the Second International Conference on Nutrition (‎‎ICN2)

24/09/2018 - The Strengthening Nutrition Action resource guide is part of the follow-up to the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) that was held in November 2014 in Rome, Italy. It aims [...]

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 [...]

Obituary in Memory of Dr. John Mason

12/09/2018 - The illustrious career of John Mason We are very sad to learn of the passing away of John Beverly Mason. He died on the 28th of August 2018, at the age of 74, after bravely battling cancer for years. [...]

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 [...]

UNSCN News 43 - Advancing equity, equality and non-discrimination in food systems: Pathways to reform

01/09/2018 - Inherent barriers exist in food systems that prevent people from overcoming persistent and intergenerational malnutrition and poverty. To overcome these barriers and ensure that no one is left behind, [...]

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 [...]

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4th International Congress Hidden Hunger "Hidden hunger and the transformation of food systems: How to combat the double burden of malnutrition?" February 27 - March 1, 2019 University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart (Germany) The 4th Congress Hidden Hunger is a continuation of the successful, international event series "Congress Hidden…

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