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Global Panel to hold first Africa meeting in Accra, Ghana

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.

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Commissioner Tumusiime meets the Director of the Global Panel

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.

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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. 

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Côte D'Ivoire's Green Revolution

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.

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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.

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The Global Panel launches a new policy brief on Biofortification

The Global Panel launches its policy brief on biofortification today at the United Kingdom’s Parliament.

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Countries Endorse Biofortification at ICN2 in Rome

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. 

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Kufuor Calls for Change Way Africa Farmers Practice Agriculture

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.

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'Life is a journey, not a destination' — but then what were the MDGs?

Patrick Webb explains why good nutrition was largely overlooked by the Millennium Development Goals. 

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Super foods: from the lab to the table

Increasing nutrient levels in staple crops will improve health, but they need to be promoted by politicians and business.

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