Month: May 2017

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Stunted growth costing Africa $25bn a year, says Development Bank

The African Development Bank’s group president has made an economic case for investment in action against malnutrition.

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Eating for (global) health — whose responsibility is it?

Article originally published on Devex.com

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6m Nigerians susceptible to diabetes, warns Global Panel

The Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition has forecast that the number of people suffering from Type 2 Diabetes in Nigeria will double from 3.1 million to 6.1 million from 2011-2030.

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Diversificação de dietas com leguminosas de grãos e alimentos biofortificados são apostas da pesquisa brasileira para vencer insegurança nutricional pelo mundo

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Food environments: a new approach on nutrition in Nigeria

10 May 2017, Abuja, Nigeria. Launch of the Global Panel’s new policy brief “Improving nutrition through enhanced food environments”

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FG launches food programme to curb malnutrition

The Federal Government has launched a 10-year Agricultural Sector Food Security and Nutrition Strategy to combat malnutrition and food insecurity in Nigeria.

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Nigeria: Global Panel to support implementation of the Nutrition Strategy

Abuja, May 9-10 2017 | The Global Panel and Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Agriculture hosted a series of events to support key actors at all levels of governance, and in the business community to develop scalable, investable and sustainable solutions to Nigeria’s double burden of nutrition.

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Science must support food security policies, experts say

*Article in Portuguese* Ciência deve dar suporte às políticas de segurança alimentar, defendem especialistas – Encontro realizado na sede da Embrapa discutiu a relação entre a produção agropecuária e a melhoria da qualidade nutricional da população

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From food security to diet quality: the new response to Brazil’s agriculture demands

By Maurício Antônio Lopes, President of the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (Embrapa), and member of the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition.

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Brazilian agriculture and food research: from feeding to nourishing people

3 May 2017, Brasilia, Brazil

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