In the media
The Opening Ceremony has been an eventful conclusion to day one of the Panel meeting in Accra. Below is a summary of President Kufour, Kofi Annan and Sir John Beddington’s inspiring contributions.
Launch of third policy Brief: “Healthy meals in schools: Policy innovations linking agriculture, food systems and nutrition”
The Global Panel on day one of the annual meeting in Accra, Ghana
Uganda's Prime Minister leads decision-makers to agree on actions in agriculture for nutrition at Global Panel-African Union high-level meeting
High-Level meeting in Kampala for Africa Day for Food and Nutrition Security
The 2015 Feeding Africa conference in Dakar included a session on nutrition which was held at 4pm on 22 October, and focussed primarily on child nutrition.
Good evidence lies at the core of effective policy action. The Global Panel’s new Technical Brief “Improved metrics and data are needed for effective food system policies in the post-2015 era” argues that the research community and governments need to work together to develop better ways to collect data which focusses on the nutritional impacts of food policy interventions.
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.
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.
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.
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.