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The Double Burden of Malnutrition: Crisis and Opportunity

10/12/2018 - Sight and Life Magazine on the Double Burden of Malnutrition now availableCurrently, 38 million children are obese worldwide, compared with 151 million children stunted, and childhood obesity is [...]

Global nutrition policy review 2016-2017

27/11/2018 - Country progress in creating enabling policy environments for promoting healthy diets and nutrition The Global Nutrition Policy Review 2016–2017 is the report of the second comprehensive [...]

Call for Contributions: UNSCN Nutrition - Edition 44

14/11/2018 - Open until 10 JANUARY 2019 UNSCN Nutrition is the flagship, peer-reviewed publication of the UNSCN, previously entitled UNSCN News. The 2019 edition will focus on food environments to enable [...]

UNICEF Programme Guidance for the Second Decade

05/11/2018 - UNICEF Programme Guidance for the Second Decade: Programming with and for Adolescents provides an overview of the strategic direction UNICEF will assume to advance children’s quality of [...]

A4NH 2017 Annual Report

05/11/2018 - The CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) 2017 Annual Report report highlights the program's accomplishments and activities during the first year of its second [...]

Nutrition News - November 2018

05/11/2018 - 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 [...]

The Safe Food Imperative : Accelerating Progress in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

24/10/2018 - Food safety hazards are increasingly being recognized as a major public health problem worldwide, yet among developing countries, there is limited understanding of the wider-ranging socio-economic [...]

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-FAO 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 [...]

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Healthy Urban Childhoods Uppsala Health Summit is a recurring international policy arena for dialogue on challenges for health and healthcare, and how we can overcome them. In 2019, the discussion will be on Healthy Urban…

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