Year: 2016

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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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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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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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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Globally, Increasingly Poor Diets Now Pose a Greater Risk to Health than Unsafe Sex, Alcohol, Drug and Tobacco Use Combined

New report outlines vision for a food system that reduces malnutrition and promotes health 

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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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To end malnutrition, we need to adopt a ‘whole child’ approach

By H.E. John Agyekum Kufuor, former president of the Republic of Ghana, founder of the John A. Kufuor Foundation, and Co-Chair of the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition

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African agricultural leaders gather to “Seize the Moment” on malnutrition

Press release | 9 September, 2016 | Nairobi 

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Child malnutrition is no child’s play

A blog by Boitshepo Bibi Giyose, Senior Nutrition Officer for Policy and Programmes in the Nutrition Division in FAO, Rome, on the cost of malnutrition

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