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Resources are exclusively related to malnutrition in all its forms, at global level and using multi sector approach. Members are encouraged to upload relevant content (e.g interesting case studies of countries, lessons learned, benchmarking practices, policies and programmes). It will consist of documents dated 2010 onwards.

The UNSCN resources centre is a database of nutrition-related documents and materials. Here, you can retrieve food security and nutrition related documents and/or links that have recently been issued (from 2010 onwards). To access any document issued prior to 2010, please visit the archive section

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Global action plan on child wasting: a framework for action to accelerate progress in preventing and managing child wasting and the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals

09/03/2020 - The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) incorporated the WHA targets to reduce the proportion of children suffering from wasting to <5% by 2025 and <3% by 2030.  Yet, since these targets [...]

Rethinking trade policies to support healthier diets - Global Panel Policy Brief No 13

14/02/2020 - As part of its series of briefs on food systems, the Global Panel’s new brief, Rethinking trade policies to support sustainable food systems and healthy diets, shows that there are [...]

UNICEF Nutrition Guidance - Improving Young Children's Diets During the Complementary Feeding Period

13/02/2020 - Malnutrition, in all its forms, is often driven by the poor quality of diets in early childhood. Globally, 2 in 3 children are not fed the diets they need to support children’s rapid growth and [...]

UNSCN Discussion Paper - Water and Nutrition. Harmonizing actions for the UN Decade of Action on Nutrition and the UN Water Action Decade

13/02/2020 - Progress for both SDG 2 and SDG 6 has been unsatisfactory, with several indicators worsening over time, including an increase in the number of undernourished, overweight and obese people, as well [...]

UNSCN Discussion Paper Urban-Rural Linkages for Nutrition. Territorial approaches for sustainable development

11/02/2020 - The nutrition challenges facing the world of today are daunting. One out of three people suffers from at least one form of malnutrition, and current trends suggest this may increase in the coming [...]

IAEA’s Nutritional and Health-Related Environmental Studies Newsletter - Issue 11 (January 2020)

31/01/2020 - The 11th Nutritional & Health-related Environmental Studies Newsletter features the following articles. Meeting outcomes 4th Federation of African Nutrition Societies (FANUS) [...]

Making urban food environments fit for children

06/01/2020 - All children have the right to adequate nutrition and good health to reach their full potential within their cities and communities. Urban food environments need to provide children, their families [...]

Food Systems and Diets Handbook

19/12/2019 - Published by the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition, this handbook offers a summary of evidence and concrete policy recommendations for countries to provide healthy diets [...]

Nutrition News Issue 4

18/12/2019 - In an effort to present nutrition related news at the global and country level, UNSCN and the UNN Secretariats are teaming up to deliver Nutrition News providing a comprehensive overview of recent [...]

The Double Burden of Malnutrition Symposium Proceedings

17/12/2019 - Symposium proceedings from the recent IAEA-UNICEF-WHO Symposium on the Double Burden of Malnutrition (DBM) have now been published. The symposium took place in Vienna, Austria from December 10-13th [...]

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