Month: September 2016

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Globally, Increasingly Poor Diets Now Pose a Greater Risk to Health than Unsafe Sex, Alcohol, Drug and Tobacco Use Combined

New report outlines vision for a food system that reduces malnutrition and promotes health 

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Foresight report on food systems and diets

The launch event was hosted by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) at the Sheikh Zayed Centre at the FAO Headquarters in Rome.

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To end malnutrition, we need to adopt a ‘whole child’ approach

By H.E. John Agyekum Kufuor, former president of the Republic of Ghana, founder of the John A. Kufuor Foundation, and Co-Chair of the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition

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African agricultural leaders gather to “Seize the Moment” on malnutrition

Press release | 9 September, 2016 | Nairobi 

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Child malnutrition is no child’s play

A blog by Boitshepo Bibi Giyose, Senior Nutrition Officer for Policy and Programmes in the Nutrition Division in FAO, Rome, on the cost of malnutrition

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AGRF 2016: High-Level Roundtable on Agriculture, Food Systems and Nutrition

6 September 2016 – Nairobi, Kenya: the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition, in partnership with the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), is hosting a High-Level Roundtable on Nutrition at the Africa Green Revolution Forum (AGRF). 

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