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Evidence Review: Leveraging Social Protection Programs for Improved Nutrition

  |   Uncategorized

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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FAO Cambodia Case Study: The Impact of Gender Policy Processes on the Right to Food

  |   SUN in Practice, SUN UN Network

In April 2016, the Food and Agriculture Organization launched the results of a case study titled "The Impact of Gender Policy Processes on the Right to Food". The purpose of this study was to identify potential gender-related entry points for the development of activities on the...

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Farmers’ knowledge + scientific knowledge + biodiversity = sustainable food systems

  |   Blogs, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

On the International Day for Biological Diversity, 23 May 2016, Gerda Verburg, Permanent Representative of the Netherlands to the UN and incoming Coordinator of the ‘Scaling Up Nutrition’ Movement guest blogs on Ann Tutwiler's DG Dialogues. She explains why farmers’ knowledge is a vital asset when...

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New report: What we eat matters for our health and for the planet too

  |   SUN UN Network

On 19 May 2016, a new study by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the Food Climate Research Network (FCRN) makes the case for addressing sustainability and climate change when promoting good nutrition.  The “Plates, Pyramids, Planet” report evaluates government-issued food guidelines from across the globe,...

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