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Nutrition Exchange, Issue 10

Nutrition Exchange has reached a milestone with its tenth edition! Issue 10 features original articles by frontline practitioners working at country level in BangladeshIndia & Pakistan, including an article on the UN Network-supporting mapping, which profiles the process and learnings from the mapping experiences in Burundi and Myanmar. Articles from the Middle East & Latin America offer a regional perspective on how to improve nutrition.

Issue 10 of NEX is also available in Arabic, French, and Spanish.

Nutrition Exchange, Issue 10

FAO Policy Guidance Note #12: Food systems for healthy diets Strengthening Sector Policies for Better Food Security and Nutrition Results This guidance note supports the use of a comprehensive food systems approach (rather than a sectoral approach) and gives…
Sight and Life and WFP Supplement: Scaling up Rice Fortification in West Africa 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…
Nutrition News - December 2018 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…
The Double Burden of Malnutrition: Crisis and Opportunity Sight and Life Magazine on the Double Burden of Malnutrition now availableCurrently, 38 million children are obese worldwide, compared with 151 million children stunted, and childhood obesity is…
A healthy diet sustainably produced - WHO Information sheet A safe and healthy diet contributes to an optimal state of health and protects against all forms of malnutrition. It also reduces the risk of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) and promotes a strong…