In the media
Accra has been selected as the venue for the third meeting of the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition, from November 16th to November 18th 2015.
Her Excellency Tumusiime Rhoda Peace, Commissioner for Rural Economy at the African Union Commission has met Prof. Sandy Thomas, the newly appointed Director of the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition.
A conceptual framework for understanding the impacts of agriculture and food system policies on nutrition and health
This paper was prepared in part as a contribution to the evidence building mandate of the Global Panel and originally appeared in Food Security. Written by Rebecca Kanter, Helen L. Walls, Mehroosh Tak, Francis Roberts and Jeff Waage.
Jane Karuku, a Global Panel member, discusses the current state of, and future for, sub-Saharan African agriculture in an interview with Management Today. Her thoughts are incorporated in below feature article.
Measuring multiple facets of malnutrition simultaneously: the missing link in setting nutrition targets and policymaking
This paper was prepared in part as a contribution to the evidence building mandate of the Global Panel and originally appeared in Food Security. Written by Patrick Webb et al.
The Global Panel launches its policy brief on biofortification today at the United Kingdom’s Parliament.
The recently concluded Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) in Rome, Italy, identified nutrition-sensitive agriculture as one of the priorities in the quest to end global hunger and malnutrition by 2025.
John Kufuor has called for a change in the way Africa farmers practice agriculture so as to drastically reduce its contribution to climate change, as he said the consequences of an ever-increasing climate change menace poses major challenges for agriculture.
Patrick Webb explains why good nutrition was largely overlooked by the Millennium Development Goals.