London, UK, June 2014, Nutrition for Growth – One Year On

This event marked the one-year anniversary of Nutrition for Growth. An event that saw major public and private commitments to improving nutrition, including the establishment of the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition. The update highlighted progress made over the past year, explored global nutrition issues including the burgeoning burden of Non-Communicable Diseases and took a look at the future of the Nutrition for Growth commitments. The evening also kick started the '4th Annual LCIRAH Research Conference: Agri-food policy and governance for nutrition and health', a two-day conference that brought together leading researchers from around the world. The event was co-organised by the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition with Department for International Development, the Embassy of Brazil in London and the Children's Investment Fund Foundation.