The United Nations System Standing Committee on Nutrition (UNSCN) Secretariat is now welcoming public input and contributions from global stakeholders to help strengthen the first draft of the UN Decade of Action on Nutrition’s Work Programme. This is the first opportunity to comment publicly on the text and help shape the agenda that follows, including >> Read more
Today marks the launch of Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change, a new international, multi-disciplinary research collaboration between academic institutions and practitioners across the world. It is being established to track the different aspects of the relationship between health and climate change.
As nutrition gains more prominence in the global development agenda, research has evolved to explore ways for agriculture and other sectors to become more nutrition-sensitive. One way this is happening is through a shift in focus from agricultural production, to one explores a broader food systems perspective, emphasizing consumption and demand as well.
2015: New evidence, lessons learned, and insights from two external evaluations. A time to reflect and also to look forward to expanded research, new collaboration, and global alignment toward mutual nutrition and health goals.