Month: May 2017

Stunted growth costing Africa $25bn a year, says Development Bank

The African Development Bank’s group president has made an economic case for investment in action against malnutrition.

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Eating for (global) health — whose responsibility is it?

Article originally published on Devex.com

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6m Nigerians susceptible to diabetes, warns Global Panel

The Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition has forecast that the number of people suffering from Type 2 Diabetes in Nigeria will double from 3.1 million to 6.1 million from 2011-2030.

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Produção que nutre

Diversificação de dietas com leguminosas de grãos e alimentos biofortificados são apostas da pesquisa brasileira para vencer insegurança nutricional pelo mundo

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FG launches food programme to curb malnutrition

The Federal Government has launched a 10-year Agricultural Sector Food Security and Nutrition Strategy to combat malnutrition and food insecurity in Nigeria.

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Food environments: a new approach on nutrition in Nigeria

10 May 2017, Abuja, Nigeria. Launch of the Global Panel’s new policy brief “Improving nutrition through enhanced food environments”

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Nigeria: Global Panel to support implementation of the Nutrition Strategy

Abuja, May 9-10 2017 | The Global Panel and Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Agriculture hosted a series of events to support key actors at all levels of governance, and in the business community to develop scalable, investable and sustainable solutions to Nigeria’s double burden of nutrition.

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Science must support food security policies, experts say

*Article in Portuguese* Ciência deve dar suporte às políticas de segurança alimentar, defendem especialistas – Encontro realizado na sede da Embrapa discutiu a relação entre a produção agropecuária e a melhoria da qualidade nutricional da população

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Assessing food systems and diets quality in Brazil

The high-level event, organised by the Global Panel in partnership with Embrapa, took place on May 3, 2017 at the Embrapa HQ, Brasilia

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Brazilian agriculture and food research: from feeding to nourishing people

3 May 2017, Brasilia, Brazil

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