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2016 World Dairy Summit highlights the need for nutritious, safe and sustainable dairy products

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Donor Network, SUN UN Network

From 16-21 October 2016, the International Dairy Federation (IDF) Summit 2016 was held in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.The IDF represents the global dairy sector and ensures the best scientific expertise is used to support high quality milk and nutritious, safe and sustainable dairy products. The event...

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The Lancet analyses progress towards health related SDGs based on the global burden of disease

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In September 2016, the Lancet provided an analysis of the health-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 188 countries. To allow for easier comparison, an indexed score (SDG Index) was created for the 33 health-related SDG indicators based on the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and...

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Stories of Change in Nutrition

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Whilst nutrition remains a pertinent global issue, some countries are making gains in reducing the burden of undernutrition. There are many well documented approaches and frameworks, guiding national decision makers and practitioners to improve policies and programmes, but often it is the stories from the...

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Evidence Review: Leveraging Social Protection Programs for Improved Nutrition

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In 2016, following the 2015 Global Forum on Nutrition-Sensitive Social Protection Programs, a background paper, which originally served as a springboard for discussion at the Forum, was shared on SecureNutrition and represents a synthesis of evidence from nearly 120 references with a heavy focus on program evaluations.Download...

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Ghana has been losing 6.4 percent of its GDP due to child undernutrition

  |   SUN Country Network

On 2 August 2016, the new report titled, "The Cost of Hunger in Africa: the Social and Economic Impact of Child Undernutrition on Ghana’s Long-Term Development (COHA)" was launched in Ghana under the auspices of the National Development Planning Commission. According to the report, the economy of Ghana...

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