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Creating a Sustainable Food Future

15/07/2019 - By 2050, nearly 10 billion people will live on the planet. Can we produce enough food sustainably? World Resources Report: Creating a Sustainable Food Future shows that it is possible [...]

UNSCN Nutrition 44 – Food environments: Where people meet the food system

10/07/2019 - This year, the 44th edition of the UNSCN Nutrition (previously UNSCN News) – flagship publication of the UNSCN - explores the contexts in which consumers engage with the food system to make [...]

SDGs Dashboard

19/06/2019 - The SDGs Dashboard, launched by iTechMission, is a data-driven initiative that supports tracking and monitoring of the SDGs. This practical tool supports data monitoring and reporting of the SDGs and [...]

Collaborative Framework for Food Systems Transformation

18/06/2019 - The Collaborative Framework for Food Systems Transformation explains how governments and stakeholders, at national or local levels, can apply a food systems approach to policymaking and [...]

Concept note - Mid-term Review of the UN Decade of Action on Nutrition

17/06/2019 - In April 2016, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 2016-2025 the UN Decade of Action on Nutrition through Resolution 70/259. In April 2018, a first report giving an overview of progress [...]

Nutrition News – Issue 2, 2019

13/05/2019 - 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 [...]

Joint child malnutrition estimates - Levels and trends, 2019 edition

05/04/2019 - The UNICEF-WHO-World Bank Group team released new joint estimates for child stunting, overweight, underweight, wasting and severe wasting (March 2019 edition) using the same methodology as in previous [...]

Global Report on Food Crises 2019

02/04/2019 - Around 113 million people in 53 countries experienced acute food insecurity in 2018, compared to 124 million in 2017. However, the number of people in the world facing food crises has remained well [...]

Call for papers - Global Food Security Journal

02/04/2019 - Call for papers is on Sustainable Food Systems and Diets - Deadline: 1 June 2019The Global Food Security Journal is calling for papers on sustainable diets and food systems to [...]

2019 Global Food Policy Report

28/03/2019 - IFPRI’s flagship report reviews the major food policy issues, developments, and decisions of 2018, and considers challenges and opportunities for 2019 at the global and regional levels. Rural [...]

FAO’s Framework for the Urban Food Agenda: A holistic approach to ensuring sustainable development.

07/03/2019 - With unprecedented levels of urban population growth and with almost 80% of all food that is produced already consumed within urban areas, fostering resilient and economically prosperous food systems, [...]

Nutrition News – Issue 1, 2019

01/03/2019 - 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 [...]

GLOPAN commits to the Nutrition Decade

20/02/2019 - The Global Panel’s strength is in its foundation – as an independent group of influential experts with a commitment to tackling global challenges in food and nutrition security. Due to the [...]

Obituary in Memory of Dr. Elisabet Helsing

11/02/2019 - Elisabet Helsing, born in Oslo in 1940, began her working life as a school teacher. It was while nursing her own two children that she developed a strong interest in protecting, promoting and [...]

2018 Global Nutrition Report: Shining a light to spur action on nutrition

05/02/2019 - The 2018 Global Nutrition Report shares insights into the current state of global nutrition, highlighting the unacceptably high burden of malnutrition in the world. It identifies areas where progress [...]

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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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