Methods, Tools and Indicators

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FAO Webinar - The evidence review: the key step in the development of FBDGs

09/07/2019 - 09 July 2019 15:30 – 17:00 (GMT+2) Register here  A solid evidence base is a pre-requisite for food-based dietary guidelines (FBDGs) to be able to address country-specific nutrition needs [...]

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 [...]

Monitoring and Evaluating for Inclusive and Sustainable Food Systems

03/04/2019 - 3-4 April 2019WICC Wageningen, the Netherlands In order to deliver on the 2030 SDG- Agenda, we need to improve on the performance of food systems. 'Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals [...]

Investing in Breastfeeding in 2019

30/01/2019 - On 30 and 31 January 2019 join a Global Breastfeeding Collective Webinar in Support of the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement to be held in English, French and Spanish. Breastfeeding benefits [...]

Sight and Life and WFP Supplement: Scaling up Rice Fortification in West Africa

19/12/2018 - In West Africa, the prevalence and impact of micronutrient deficiencies are significant, and anemia, vitamin A deficiency, and iodine deficiency remain of public health concern. For example, every [...]

Guidance Notes on Integration of Nutrition in the UN Development Framework and in Humanitarian Situations

22/08/2018 - Bridging the humanitarian-development divide is a vital necessity for combatting malnutrition and sustaining good nutrition outcomes in today’s world. According to the 2017 SOFI report, of the [...]

Nutrition Exchange, Issue 10

30/07/2018 - Nutrition Exchange has reached a milestone with its tenth edition! Issue 10 features original articles by frontline practitioners working at country level [...]

UNICEF First Food Series for Young Children - A Video Series on Complementary Feeding

24/05/2018 - These series of videos cover the best practices of when, what and how to feed the first foods to young children aged 6–23 months. Using real home feeding situations in Kenya, [...]

Call for comments on the draft WHO Guidelines on saturated fatty acid and trans-fatty intake for adults and children

07/05/2018 - 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 [...]

Using Harmonized Individual Quantitative Food Consumption Data

06/03/2018 - An introduction to the FAO/WHO Global Individual Consumption Data (GIFT) Tool 6 March 2018 - 09:00 DC | 15:00 Rome (English) Many policymakers and programme managers rely on food availability [...]

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The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2019 - Safeguarding against economic slowdowns and downturns The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2019 is an important measure of global progress towards the Sustainable Development Goal of Zero Hunger. It gives an updated estimate of the…
UNSCN Nutrition 44 – Food environments: Where people meet the food system 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…
Collaborative Framework for Food Systems Transformation 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…
UNSCN Formal Report to ECOSOC - 2019 In April 2017, UNSCN's annual reporting lines to ECOSOC were re-established. In 2019, UNSCN submitted a report to ECOSOC that have been presented at the ECOSOC 2019 Management…
Nutrition News – Issue 2, 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…