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Meeting the challenge of linking research and policy

Join us on Wednesday 3 June 2015 at 5.30pm in London for a presentation by Anna Lartey (FAO) on the challenges of linking research and policy.

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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. 

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Tragedy in Nepal highlights need to address fragile institutions, fragmented food systems and poor nutrition BEFORE disasters strike

The earthquake in Nepal reminds us that we must take action to address fragile institutions, fragmented food systems and poor nutrition as part of the development agenda – taking action in response to shocks is always too late, explains Patrick Webb.

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Côte D'Ivoire's Green Revolution

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.

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Measuring multiple facets of malnutrition simultaneously: the missing link in setting nutrition targets and policymaking

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 Patrick Webb et al.

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The Weight of the World: The Burgeoning Malnutrition Crisis

The Global Panel was represented by Patrick Webb at the Chicago Council’s Global Food Security Symposium 2015 which addressed the role of food systems for improved health.

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Why nutrition must feature prominently in the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals

The establishment of new development goals in 2015 represents a massive opportunity for nutrition. Patrick Webb argues it is time nutrition becomes top policy priority.

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Nigerian High Level Policy Dialogue on Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture

The Global Panel was invited to speak at the High-Level Policy Dialogue on Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture in Nigeria held on 17 March 2015 in Abuja, Nigeria.

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The Economist Feeding the World: Quality vs quantity

Mahabub Hossain and Jeff Waage were invited to speak on behalf of the Global Panel at the Economist conference ‘Quality vs quality: food and nutrition security for 9 billion people’.

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Resources from the Biofortification policy brief launch

Missed the Biofortification policy brief launch? Find all the resources here including powerpoint presentations.

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