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Launch of the Global Panel’s Biofortification Policy Brief

Join us on Monday 2nd February, 6:00 – 8:00 in London for the launch of our policy brief on Biofortification.

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Three biological cycles to be taken seriously to achieve global nutrition goals

As we start a new year, Patrick Webb takes stock of the flurry of new reports and research findings during 2014, which carry important messages and policy implications for people working at the interface of nutrition, food systems and agriculture.

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Climate smart agriculture should be nutrition smart too

Patrick Webb argues that the promotion of climate smart agriculture represents an opportunity for agriculture to be more nutrition smart than in the past – a four-way win for all.

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Countries Endorse Biofortification at ICN2 in Rome

The recently concluded Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) in Rome, Italy, identified nutrition-sensitive agriculture as one of the priorities in the quest to end global hunger and malnutrition by 2025. 

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Launch of the Panel's first technical brief

The Global Panel’s first technical brief “How can Agriculture and Food System Policies improve Nutrition?” was launched at the Panel’s ICN2 side event. It shows the breadth of policies relating to agriculture and food systems that influence nutritional outcomes for people and the opportunities to make these more nutrition – enhancing.

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The Global Panel at ICN2

The Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) is taking place in Rome from 19-21 November 2014. It is a historic opportunity to discuss policy options to improve people’s diets in order to more effectively address the world’s major nutrition challenges. 

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"Making Agriculture work for Nutrition" info event hosted at the EC

On the occasion of its 2nd annual meeting, hosted by the European Commission, the Global Panel will present how well-designed agriculture and food systems policies can significantly contribute to reducing malnutrition and help achieve the stunting reduction target set by the Commission. 

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Africa: Two Major Challenges – One Real Opportunity on Climate Change

Former President of Ghana John Kufuor talks about why Climate-Smart Agriculture needs to address undernutrition.

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Kufuor Calls for Change Way Africa Farmers Practice Agriculture

John Kufuor has called for a change in the way Africa farmers practice agriculture so as to drastically reduce its contribution to climate change, as he said the consequences of an ever-increasing climate change menace poses major challenges for agriculture.

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'Life is a journey, not a destination' — but then what were the MDGs?

Patrick Webb explains why good nutrition was largely overlooked by the Millennium Development Goals. 

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