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Food Systems and Diets Handbook

19/12/2019 - Published by the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition, this handbook offers a summary of evidence and concrete policy recommendations for countries to provide healthy diets [...]

Nutrition News Issue 4

18/12/2019 - In an effort to present nutrition related news at the global and country level, UNSCN and the UNN Secretariats are teaming up to deliver Nutrition News providing a comprehensive overview of recent [...]

The Double Burden of Malnutrition Symposium Proceedings

17/12/2019 - Symposium proceedings from the recent IAEA-UNICEF-WHO Symposium on the Double Burden of Malnutrition (DBM) have now been published. The symposium took place in Vienna, Austria from December 10-13th [...]

The Double Burden of Malnutrition: Lancet Series

15/12/2019 - The Lancet series on the Double Burden of Malnutrition is now available. The double burden of malnutrition is the coexistence of overnutrition (overweight and obesity) alongside undernutrition [...]

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 [...]

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Micronutrient Forum 5th Global Conference and the Second Global Summit on Food Fortification 8-13 November, 2020Bangkok, Thailand The fifth international meeting of the Micronutrient Forum will focus on research, implementation science and policy development on all aspects of micronutrients.…

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