UNSCN publications 

As part of its advocacy mandate, UNSCN produces a series of publications, such as the UNSCN News, reports on the World Nutrition Situation and Nutrition Policy Papers. 

The UNSCN publications reach some 10,000 nutrition practitioners, programme managers and development workers around the world to provide them with cutting edge information on the latest news on food and nutrition policy and programming.

To access UNSCN publications issued before 2010, visit the archive section.

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UNSCN Discussion Paper - Nutrition Impact Assessment Tool

02/09/2016 - Outcomes and processes for accountability are sorely needed for assessing the impact of food systems policies on nutrition. The Framework for Action includes an adopted set of recommendations on [...]

UNSCN Discussion Paper - Investments for Healthy Food Systems

01/09/2016 - In the ICN2 Rome Declaration in Commitment 15- Member States committed to ‘increase investments for effective interventions and actions to improve people's diets and nutrition, including in [...]

UNSCN Discussion Paper - Enhancing Coherence between Trade Policy and Nutrition Action

01/05/2016 - In Commitment 11 Member States ‘Acknowledge that trade is a key element in achieving food security and nutrition and that trade policies are to be conducive to fostering food security and [...]

SCN News 41: Nutrition and the Post-2015 Development Agenda - Seizing the Opportunity

01/01/2016 - In this issue: Feature papers, Opinion papers, Sectoral perspectives, Voices from the field, Speaker’s corner, Programme News, Publications, Bulletin board. [...]

UN Global Nutrition Agenda (UNGNA)

01/01/2016 - The UN Global Nutrition Agenda is a broad framework for aligning the work of the UN agencies in support of global and national nutrition goals in the years ahead. It describes the vision and guiding [...]

Nutrition & Post-2015 Agenda

01/09/2014 - The Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), formed as an outcome of the Rio+20 Conference, concluded its mandate in September 2014 by delivering a report containing a [...]

Review of programming in nutrition-sensitive agriculture

01/03/2014 - As the idea of bringing agriculture more dynamically into the nutrition picture has gained traction in recent years, many development partner agencies and organizations have embarked on programming [...]

SCN News 40: Changing Food Systems for Better Nutrition, 2013

12/06/2013 - In this issue: Changing food systems, Feature papers, Case studies, Programme News, Speakers’ Corner, Publications, Interview with Alan Berg, Bulletin Board [...]

SCN News 39: Nutrition and Business: How to engage?, late 2011

23/12/2011 - In this issue: Commentary, Feature papers on nutrition and business, Research report, Examples of engagement frameworks, Programme news, Speaker’s corner, [...]

SCN News 39 Supplement: Planning and Financing Nutrition Programmes in ECOWAS, late 2011

04/11/2011 - In this issue: Report on the technical update session, The policy process, Costing and financing nutrition policies and programmes, Working together for results, Plenary discussion [...]

SCN News 38: Climate Change: Food and Nutrition Security Implications, early 2010

12/06/2010 - In this issue: Feature papers on Climate Change, Special feature: the Brussels High Level meeting report, Programme News, Speaker’s Corner, Publications, Press, Bulletin [...]

SCN News 38 Supplement ECOWAS Nutrition Forum, early 2010.

01/06/2010 - In this issue: Introduction 11th ECOWAS Nutrition Forum, Soaring food prices, climate change and bioenergy, Collaborating on nutrition and food security: implications for the [...]