Vietnam Launches Report on Better Managing Risks to Food Safety

A recently-launched report on managing risks to food safety in Vietnam was prepared by the World Bank and other research and development partners at the request of the Government of Vietnam. The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) was the lead technical partner in development of the report.

Online consultation now open: How can value chains be shaped to improve nutrition?

The Rome-based Agencies (RBAs) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)’s Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN Forum) are joining forces for an online consultation, which is now open through 17 April, entitled, “How can value chains be shaped to improve nutrition?”

Input welcome: UN Decade of Action on Nutrition Draft Work Programme

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

Global Experts Launch Lancet Countdown in Response to Climate Change Health Crisis

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.