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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 [...]

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 [...]

UNICEF First Food Series for Young Children - A Video Series on Complementary Feeding

24/05/2018 - These series of videos cover the best practices of when, what and how to feed the first foods to young children aged 6–23 months. Using real home feeding situations in Kenya, [...]

Field Exchange - Issue 57

16/04/2018 - This is a general issue that features, for the second year running, a special section that shares key outputs of Action Against Hunger’s Research for Nutrition Conference held in November 2017. [...]

UNSCN Quarterly Update - Issue 1, 2018

27/03/2018 - The UNSCN Quarterly Update - Issue 1, 2018 edition provides the latest updates on the UNSCN members, our work to foster cross-sectoral dialogue on nutrition, UNSCN’s efforts to raise the [...]

UNSCN Formal Report to ECOSOC - 2018

01/03/2018 - In April 2017, UNSCN's annual reporting lines to ECOSOC were re-established. As a result, UNSCN submitted a report to the 2018 ECOSOC session in February 2018. This action re-affirms [...]

HarvestPlus commits to the Nutrition Decade

26/02/2018 - HarvestPlus is deeply committed under the Nutrition Decade to working with partners to meet the bigger goal of diversifying diets. For HarvestPlus, this commitment means leveraging this decade to [...]

UNSCN commits to the Nutrition Decade

15/02/2018 - UNGA Resolution 70/259 declared on 1 April 2016 called on UNSCN’s coordinating function to support the implementation of the UN Decade of Action on Nutrition (2016-2025). From the start, UNSCN [...]

FAO Technical Note: Trade and Nutrition

13/02/2018 - The relationship between trade, food security and nutrition is attracting growing attention within the trade and development agendas. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) cite trade as an [...]

IAEA's Seventh Newsletter of Nutritional & Health-Related Environmental Studies Section

17/01/2018 - IAEA’s seventh Newsletter of the Nutritional & Health-Related Environmental Studies Section is now available, featuring their activities from the second half of 2017. For example, you will [...]

Guidance Note on Integration of Nutrition in the United Nations Development Assistance Framework

01/01/2018 - The purpose of this Guidance Note is to assist United Nation Country Teams (UNCTs) with the integration of nutrition into the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF), using a [...]

Strengthening Food-based Approaches To Reduce Iron Deficiency

05/12/2017 - 5 December 2017, 8:00-9:30 a.m. EST | 14:00 CEST | 17:30 IST Iron deficiency is one of the primary causes of anemia, a condition that affects over 1.5 billion people globally. Policymakers who want [...]

UNICEF commits to the Nutrition Decade

05/12/2017 - UNICEF is committed to support the UN Decade of Action on Nutrition through the implementation of its Strategic Plan 2018-2021. The Strategic Plan reflects UNICEF’s new ambition for Maternal and [...]

Fall 2017 - UNSCN Quarterly Newsletter

05/12/2017 - The UNSCN Quarterly Newsletter Fall 2017 edition provides the latest updates on the UNSCN members, our work to foster cross-sectoral dialogue on nutrition, UNSCN’s efforts to raise the profile [...]

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International Symposium on Understanding the Double Burden of Malnutrition for Effective Interventions 10–13 December 2018, IAEA Headquarters, Vienna (Austria) The double burden of malnutrition (DBM) is characterized by the coexistence of undernutrition (stunting, wasting, vitamin and mineral…

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