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Global Atlas on Childhood Obesity

05/11/2019 - The first global atlas on childhood obesity by the World Obesity Federation (WOF) shows that no country has a better than fifty percent chance of meeting their target for tackling [...]

Nutrition for Growth commitment tracking

21/10/2019 - The Global Nutrition Report commitment tracking tool provides you with the latest data on commitments to end malnutrition made by country governments, civil society, business, the UN, donors and [...]

Global Hunger Index 2019: the challenge of hunger and climate change

21/10/2019 - The 2019 Global Hunger Index (GHI) shows that while the world has made gradual progress in reducing hunger on a global scale since 2000, this progress has been uneven. Hunger persists in many [...]

Sustainable healthy diets – Guiding principles

16/10/2019 - In 2014, the FAO/WHO Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) acknowledged that: “current food systems are being increasingly challenged to provide adequate, safe, diversified and [...]

ILRI commits to the Nutrition Decade

15/10/2019 - The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) is a member of CGIAR, a global research partnership for a food-secure future. CGIAR science is dedicated to reducing poverty and enhancing food [...]

The State of the World’s Children 2019 - Children, food and nutrition: Growing well in a changing world

15/10/2019 - For the first time in 20 years, UNICEF’s flagship report examines the issue of children, food and nutrition, providing a fresh perspective on a rapidly evolving challenge.This 2019 edition [...]

CARE commits to the Nutrition Decade

23/09/2019 - Good nutrition serves as a catalyst for advancement in health, education, employment, empowerment, and the productive capacity of women and men. It can lay the foundation for peaceful, secure, [...]

Nutrition News – Issue 3, 2019

30/08/2019 - 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 [...]

IAEA’s Nutritional and Health-Related Environmental Studies Newsletter – August 2019 edition

28/08/2019 - The 10th Nutritional & Health-related Environmental Studies Newsletter features the following articles. Meeting & News Scientists converge in Kingston, Jamaica to learn how to assess gut [...]

Urban-Rural Linkages: Guiding Principles and Framework for Action to Advance Integrated Territorial Development

19/08/2019 - In many countries, the link between rural and urban areas is an increasingly important area of focus for sustainable development. There is also general agreement that any development of urban, [...]

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 [...]

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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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