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Key Recommendations for Improving Nutrition through Agriculture and Food Systems

01/07/2015 - Food systems provide for all people’s nutritional needs, while at the same time contributing to economic growth. The food and agriculture sector has the primary role in feeding people well by [...]

Actions and Accountability to Advance Nutrition and Sustainable Development, The Global Nutrition Report 2015

01/07/2015 - The Global Nutrition Report 2015 is a report card on the world’s nutrition—globally, regionally, and country by country—and on efforts to improve it. It assesses countries’ [...]

Unravelling Commitment? An Empirical Assessment of Political Commitment to Reduce Hunger and Undernutrition in Five High Burden Countries

29/06/2015 - The IDS Evidence Report 138, written by te Lintelo and Lakshman, has used secondary data to demonstrate that developing countries often have divergent strengths of commitment to hunger [...]

HLPE Report on Water for Food Security and Nutrition

01/05/2015 - Water is key to human life. It is key to human food security and nutrition. Safe drinking water and sanitation are fundamental to the good nutrition, health and dignity of all. According to the latest [...]

Actions and Accountability to Accelerate the World’s Progress on Nutrition, The Global Nutrition Report 2014

05/07/2014 - Malnutrition affects one in three people on the planet. Of these, 162 million children under the age of five are estimated to be stunted (i.e. low height for age). Two billion people are estimated to [...]

HLPE Report on Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture for Food Security and Nutrition

01/06/2014 - The HLPE report Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture for Food Security and Nutrition addresses a frequently overlooked but extremely important part of world food and nutrition security: the role and [...]

Global NCD Action Plan 2013-2020

18/09/2013 - Non-communicable diseases (NCDs)—mainly cardiovascular diseases, cancers, chronic respiratory diseases and diabetes—are the world’s biggest killers. NCDs are now well-studied and [...]

SCN News 40: Changing Food Systems for Better Nutrition

12/06/2013 - Food systems are well placed to influence food production and the consumption patterns of nutritious foods necessary for a healthy and active live. The present food systems have evolved to [...]

Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies

15/11/2012 - New report undertaken by Save the Children UK can be consulted. "Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies: why are we not delivering at scale? A review of global gaps, challenges and ways [...]

Women farmers adapting to Climate Change. Four examples from three continents of women’s use of local knowledge in climate change adaptation.

06/08/2012 - The present publication aims at showing that the local knowledge of women is valuable and useful for the adaptation of smallholder agriculture to climate change. The intention is to show that women [...]

Scaling Up in Agriculture, Rural Development and Nutrition

20/07/2012 - As governments, donors, and other key actors deepen their commitments to improve food security and reduce poverty, they are increasingly focusing on how successful development interventions can be [...]

HLPE Report on Food Security and Climate Change

01/06/2012 - Food insecurity and climate change are, more than ever, the two major global challenges humanity is facing, and climate change is increasingly perceived as one of the greatest challenges for food [...]

Diabetes and Climate Change Report

02/01/2012 - Two urgent challenges in the 21st century are the global diabetes epidemic and climate change. Both are rapidly accelerating, are fueled by changes in the way we live and work, and will have [...]

Olivier De Schutter, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food: Report A/HRC/19/59

26/12/2011 - In the Report A/HRC/19/59, submitted to the Human Rights Council in accordance with Council resolution 13/4, the Special Rapporteur on the right to food addresses the links between health and [...]

SCN News 39: Nutrition and Business: How to engage?

23/12/2011 - SCN NEWS 39 focuses on the private sector as stakeholder in nutrition in an attempt to constructively contribute to the global discussion on the role and responsibilities of the private sector [...]

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