Methods, Tools and Indicators

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Webinar Series: The International Code of Marketing of Breast-Milk Substitutes

10/07/2017 - The SUN Civil Society Network, in collaboration with Helen Keller International and UNICEF, is hosting a series of webinars to increase understanding, implementation and monitoring of the Breast-Milk [...]

Webinar - Multisectoral Mapping of Nutrition | La Cartographie Multisectorielle des Actions de Nutrition

15/06/2017 - Wednesday, 21 June at 15:00 (English webinar) and 17:00 (French webinar) Rome time. Data on the implementation of nutrition actions across all sectors and stakeholders is often spotty, [...]

SISN Webinar: An Integrative Framework for implementation Science in Nutrition

07/06/2017 - Date and Time: Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 | 11am - 12pm EST Host: Society for Implementation Science in Nutrition (SISN) Speaker: Dr. David Pelletier, SISN [...]

Joint child malnutrition estimates - Levels and trends (2017 edition)

01/05/2017 - UNICEF-WHO-The World Bank Group The inter-agency team released new joint estimates for child stunting, overweight, underweight, wasting and severe wasting (May 2017 edition) using the same [...]

Spotlight on Nutrition: Unlocking Human Potential and Economic Growth

22/04/2017 - Nutrition is a key driver of development, serving as a foundation for healthy individuals and societies. Investing in nutrition yields permanent and inalienable benefits, with at least a $10 return on [...]

Overcoming Dietary Assessment Challenges in Low-Income Countries: Technological Solutions Proposed by the International Dietary Data Expansion (INDDEX) Project

10/04/2017 - An increasing number of low-income countries (LICs) exhibit high rates of malnutrition coincident with rising rates of overweight and obesity. Individual-level dietary data are needed to inform [...]

Webinar on Women's Empowerment in Agriculture: Unexpected Impact of Farmer Nutrition Schools

28/03/2017 - April 5, 2017 | 9:00-10:30 a.m. EDT  In Bangladesh, women are relatively less empowered in comparison to the male members in the household. In most cases, they are not in a position to take part [...]

2017 Global food policy report

27/03/2017 - IFPRI’s flagship report reviews the major food policy issues, developments, and decisions of 2016, and highlights challenges and opportunities for 2017 at the global and regional [...]

Nutrition in Protracted crisis – Breaking the vicious circle of malnutrition

16/12/2016 - Drawing on FAO technical experience, the guidance notes series supports implementation of the Framework for Action for Food Security and Nutrition in Protracted Crises (CFS-FFA), endorsed by the [...]

Compendium of Actions for Nutrition

30/11/2016 - The Compendium of Actions for Nutrition (or CAN) is a facilitation resource to foster multi-sectoral dialogue at the country level. It presents over 40 possible actions to combat malnutrition, with [...]

UNSCN Discussion Paper - Impact Assessment of Policies to support Healthy Food Environments and Healthy Diets

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 [...]

Food and nutrition security and role of smallholder farms - challenges and opportunities

01/08/2016 - Enhancing smallholders’ production capacities and their economic and social resilience may have a positive impact on food security and nutrition at different levels. Given the importance of [...]

From Promise to Impact – Ending Malnutrition by 2030, The Global Nutrition Report 2016

02/07/2016 - The 2016 Global Nutrition Report Report focuses on the theme of making—and measuring— SMART commitments to nutrition and identifying what it will take to end malnutrition in all its forms [...]

WHO Guideline: Use of multiple micronutrient powders for point-of-use fortification of foods consumed by pregnant women

06/04/2016 - The guideline is intended for a wide audience, including governments, nongovernmental organizations, healthcare workers, scientists and donors involved in the design and implementation of [...]

WHO Guideline: Daily iron supplementation in infants and children

05/04/2016 - This guideline provides global, evidence-informed recommendations on daily iron supplementation in infants and children, as a public-health intervention for the prevention of anaemia and iron [...]

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Course - Transforming Nutrition: Ideas, Policies and Outcomes 17- 21 July 2017 / Institute of Development Studies, Brighton, UK This five-day course will lead participants through cutting edge knowledge and evidence on nutrition globally.  Using an…
Webinar Series: The International Code of Marketing of Breast-Milk Substitutes The SUN Civil Society Network, in collaboration with Helen Keller International and UNICEF, is hosting a series of webinars to increase understanding, implementation and monitoring of the Breast-Milk…
Summer 2017 - UNSCN Quarterly Newsletter The UNSCN Quarterly Newsletter Summer 2017 Edition provides the latest updates on the UNSCN members, our work to foster cross-sectoral dialogue on nutrition, UNSCN’s efforts to raise the profile…
UNSCN News 42: A Spotlight on the Nutrition Decade The UN Decade of Action on Nutrition provides a window of opportunity to enhance coordination and cooperation amongst all actors, and drive integrated action across multiple sectors, to accelerate the…
14th International Postgraduate Course on the Production and Use of Food Composition Data in Nutrition 1-6 October 2017 / Wageningen, The Netherlands Deadline for registration: 15 June 2017   Background Compilations of data on the nutritional composition of foods are essential tools for…