Category Archives: Poverty, Hunger, Malnutrition

On World Food Day, Take a Holistic Approach to Food Production

Originally posted on THE GFAR BLOG:
October 16 is World Food Day. It can be a day of action, dedicated to tackling hunger and ensuring food security and nutrient-dense diets for everyone. Food should nourish and nurture people, society, and the…

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Book Launch – Flourishing Foodscapes: Designing City Region Food Systems

Originally posted on Rural Sociology Wageningen University:
On Thursday 27 September 2018 Valiz and the Amsterdam Academy of Architecture will host a programme dedicated to the launch of the book entitled ‘Flourishing Foodscapes – Designing City Region Food Systems’. About…

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Enhancing global livestock advocacy for sustainable development

Originally posted on ILRI news:
Some of the work going on at an end-of-project GLAD workshop held last week at ILRI, in Nairobi (photo credit: ILRI/Judy Kimani). This article was written by Judy Kimani, communications and knowledge management specialist for…

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CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health publishes 2017 annual report

Originally posted on AgHealth:
The CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) has published its 2017 annual report which highlights the program’s accomplishments and activities during the first year of its second phase. Detailed in the report…

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Meat, milk, eggs can make a big difference in the first 1,000 days of life in low-income countries—New report

Originally posted on ILRI news:
Cover of a new report, The influence of livestock-derived foods on nutrition during the first 1,000 days of life, by Delia Grace, Paula Dominguez-Salas, Silvia Alonso, Mats Lannerstad, Emmanuel Muunda and Nicholas Ngwili, all of…

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Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) Tuberculosis (TB) Research Network to accelerate research and innovation through collaboration across the BRICS countries

Originally posted on Database of Press Releases related to Africa – APO-Source:
The National Department of Health is hosting the third BRICS TB Research Network Meeting, over 28 – 29 June 2018, in Johannesburg with delegates from the World Health…

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Egypt: The Food and Agriculture organization (FAO) and Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) Hold a Workshop on “Transforming Food and Agriculture to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)”

Originally posted on Database of Press Releases related to Africa – APO-Source:
The Food and Agriculture organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Egypt and the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS), with the participation of the relevant…

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