Foresight news and events

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Discussing the Global Panel’s Foresight report at WHO

Nutrition seminar | 23 February 2017 | 12:30 – 14:00 | Geneva

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UK launch – Foresight Report with APPG

Nov 2 2016, House of Commons, London – The Global Panel organised the UK launch of the Foresight Report.

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ADFNS 2016: African launch of the Foresight Report

In occasion of the Africa Day for Food and Nutrition Security 2016, the Global Panel is in Accra, Ghana, for two main events:

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CFS side event: Transforming food systems for healthier diets

What will it take to achieve major acceleration in delivering healthy diets in the Decade of Action on Nutrition? 

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Malnutrition to be serious challenge in controlling NCDs in South Asia

Poor diets now pose a greater risk to health than unsafe sex, alcohol, drug and tobacco use combined and if there are no changes introduced in the current food system, there will still be 188 million calorie deficient people in South Asia in 2030

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A bad diet is worse than drugs, alcohol and tobacco combined

Is your food killing you? Whether it’s too much junk food or a lack of nutritious food, malnutrition caused by bad eating habits is rapidly increasing.

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Foresight Report South Asia launch

The Global Panel was in New Delhi for the South Asia launch of the Foresight Report

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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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Biofortification: a new way to address malnutrition

More than 20 years ago, Howarth Bouis, Director of HarvestPlus, and other researchers posed the question of whether nutrition could feasibly be included as a breeding trait. Today at least 15 million people in more than 30 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America are growing and eating biofortified crops. How can biofortification scale up to help reach the 2 billion people who still suffer from hidden hunger?

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Re-directing food systems towards healthy diets: a case for pulses

Variety is the spice of life…

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