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Nutrition policy panel points to the power of aquatic foods

A blog Piece by Aniss Khalid, WorldFish Harnessing aquatic foods through the sustainable growth of aquaculture deserves more attention in responding to the global call to transform food systems toward more nutritious and resilient diets for all, said experts in a recent panel discussion hosted by WorldFish and the Global Panel of Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition (GLOPAN). …

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His Excellency, John Kufuor: Celebrating his commitment to nutrition as he retires as Co-Chair of the Global Panel

Co-Chair, H.E. Kufuor, retires from the Global Panel His Excellency John A. Kufuor has been Co-chair of the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition since its inception in 2013. Through his leadership, the Panel has delivered 18 evidence-based policy and technical briefs covering various aspects of food systems, together with two Foresight…

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President of EMBRAPA, Dr. Celso Moretti, joins the Global Panel

London, 16th October 2019 – The Global Panel is pleased to welcome Dr. Celso Moretti, President of Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária (EMBRAPA), as a member of the Global Panel. Dr. Moretti brings with him twenty-four years of research experience, specialising in Plant Science and Food Science and Technology, and ten years dedicated to public…

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CFS46 Side Event – Maximising the impact of N4G 2020: What more can be done to transform our failing food systems?

On Tuesday 15th October, at the 46th Committee on World Food Security in Rome, The Global Panel will be participating in a side event entitled – Maximising the impact of the Nutrition for Growth Summit in Japan in 2020: What more can be done to transform our failing food systems? The Nutrition for Growth Summit hosted…

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The Global Panel joins partners at Tokyo International Conference on African Development

14 August 2019 – The Global Panel will be participating at the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7) in the city of Yokohama, Japan, from the 28-30 August 2019. The conference, ‘Africa and Yokohoma, Sharing Passion for the Future’, will be led by the Japanese government and co-sponsored by the UN, UNDP, the African…

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WFP & Global Panel event

On June 11th the Global Panel and the World Food Programme (WFP)  hosted a Brown Bag event in Rome. At the event, the Global Panel discussed recent developments on the policy and programming implications for food systems, healthy diets and nutrition. Prof Sandy Thomas and Prof Patrick Webb focused on how food systems and agriculture…

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Malnutrition, a global problem in search of global solutions

Devex editorial with contribution from Panel Member Tom Arnold. Artcile orginally published in Devex. NEW DELHI — Sunita Devi is huddled with about 20 women in a primary health care center in Gervani village, in the central state of Chhattisgarh in India. She’s anemic and pregnant, and she has questions for the health worker: “When will…

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How to transform food systems to feed the world and prevent mass extinctions

Dr. Shenggen Fan: “By addressing the whole system by which we grow, buy, and eat our food, we can achieve multiple wins to maintain biodiversity for planetary and human health.”

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Compare and contrast: a tale of two plates

Opinion piece by Prof Tim Benton, Co-Chair of the Global Panel Foresight 2.0 Lead Expert Group.

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Putting nutrition at the center of collective action

As part of thits new blog series, Uncharted Waters, the Chicago Council on Global Affairs invited a diverse group of experts to explore topics related to water, nutrition, and agriculture in advance of the 2019 Global Food Security Symposium.

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