Month: October 2016

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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ADFSN 2016: Better diets for a better future in Africa

The Global Panel is in Ghana at the 7th Africa Day of Food and Nutrition Security event for the Africa launch of the Foresight Report 

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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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17 Oct 2016: African Leaders Meet in Abidjan to Invest in Nutrition

Director Sandy Thomas joined Panel Member Akinwumi Adesina in Abidjan to progress on the African Leaders for Nutrition Inititative

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The Global Panel discusses its new Report at this year’s World Food Prize Borlaug Dialogue International Symposium

Global Panel side event and Foresight Report US launch: October 12, 2016, Des Moines, Iowa – Des Moines Marriott Downtown Hotel 

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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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Poor diets now pose a greater risk to health than unsafe sex, alcohol, drug and tobacco use combined

Foresight Report and the South Asian Paper shows how changing food systems and diets could affect health over the next 20 years and outlines strategies governments need to adopt to achieve Sustainable Development Goal #2 and #12

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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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