Events

Success for Foresight 2.0 Consultation in Nepal

On the 6th November, the Global Panel hosted a consultation workshop to inform the development of the Foresight 2.0 report. The event was held in the margins of the Scaling Up Nutrition Global Gathering (SUNGG) in Kathmandu, and was attended by forty participants from over fifteen countries. The meeting was co-facilitated by Dr Lawrence Haddad, Chief…

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Innovative Agriculture: A force for good child nutrition in Africa

From the 2-6th September, Global Panel had the pleasure of attending and speaking at the annual African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) conference hosted in Ghana. In reflection of this successful event, the First Lady of Ghana, Rebecca Akufo-Addo, in her role as Nutrition Champion, discusses the importance of well-functioning food systems to improve nutrition across…

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The Global Panel joins partners at Tokyo International Conference on African Development

14 August 2019 – The Global Panel will be participating at the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7) in the city of Yokohama, Japan, from the 28-30 August 2019. The conference, ‘Africa and Yokohoma, Sharing Passion for the Future’, will be led by the Japanese government and co-sponsored by the UN, UNDP, the African…

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WFP & Global Panel event

On June 11th the Global Panel and the World Food Programme (WFP)  hosted a Brown Bag event in Rome. At the event, the Global Panel discussed recent developments on the policy and programming implications for food systems, healthy diets and nutrition. Prof Sandy Thomas and Prof Patrick Webb focused on how food systems and agriculture…

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Trade policy: a vital tool to ensure healthy diets and better nutrition.

On 11th – 14th June in Nairobi, Kenya, the 15th Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme Partnership Platform (CAADP PP) took place  with a focus on the theme “Enhancing Trade and Market Access for Accelerated Agriculture Transformation”. Governments and technical partners from across the continent met to share best practice and identify new strategies to enhance…

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Positioning food systems to deliver healthy diets in Pakistan

Multisector stakeholders gather to accelerate policies to transform food systems to make healthy diets more affordable and accessible to all.

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Cross-Ministerial meeting concludes with statement of intent

In conclusion to the Cross-Ministerial High-Level Roundtable held in Islamabad by the Global Panel and the Benazir Income Support Programme, participants unanimously sign a statement of intent to reposition food systems to deliver healthier diets.

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Improving food systems and diets in Pakistan

February, March 2019

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Healthy diets in Ghana. Ministers agree: must move from feeding to nourishing

Ministers commit to rise to the challenge of improving Ghanaians’ diets through coordinated cross-sector action.

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AU and AfDB launched African Leaders for Nutrition Accountability Scorecard

“The nutrition accountability scorecard offers an opportunity to lay a solid foundation to aid African leaders to act strategically and deliberately in implementing policies and investing in nutrition programmes that tackle malnutrition in our respective countries,” King Letsie III told attendees.

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