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Sustainable Food Systems and Health - The convenient truth of addressing climate change while promoting health

Feeding the world sustainably and promoting good nutrition and health under a changing climate is one of the main challenges of our time. Changes in dietary patterns towards more production and consumption of meat and animal products present a set of complex tasks for climate change mitigation, for agriculture, for health and for achieving food and nutrition security. The challenge today is to sustainably improve nutrition and health through implementation of coherent policies and better coordinated actions across all relevant sectors, strengthening, preserving and recovering healthy and sustainable food systems.

Sustainable Food Systems and Health - The convenient truth of addressing climate change while promoting health

Author:
UNSCN, UN Environment, IUNS, WHO
Year:
2015

From healthy waters to healthy people Rome, 5 July 2018, FAO Headquarters Sheikh Zayed Centre, 09.30–14.30 The meeting is the first official meeting of the informal Global Action Network on Sustainable Food from the Oceans and…
Call for comments on the draft WHO Guidelines on saturated fatty acid and trans-fatty intake for adults and children Public consultation open from 04 May to 1 June 2018 Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are the leading causes of death and were responsible for an estimated 39.5 million (72%) of the world’s 54.7…
Transforming Food Systems to Support Nutritious Diets April 17th 2018 at 2121 K. Street NW, Suite 800-B, Washington, D.C. 9.00-10.30 EDT, coffee served from 8.30 FAO Liaison Office for North America and the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition…
World Bank Spring Meetings 16-22 April 2018, Washington, DC The Spring Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group (WBG) bring together central bankers, ministers of…
Guidance Note on Integration of Nutrition in the United Nations Development Assistance Framework The purpose of this Guidance Note is to assist United Nation Country Teams (UNCTs) with the integration of nutrition into the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF), using a…