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Success for Foresight 2.0 Consultation in Nepal

On the 6th November, the Global Panel hosted a consultation workshop to inform the development of the Foresight 2.0 report. The event was held in the margins of the Scaling Up Nutrition Global Gathering (SUNGG) in Kathmandu, and was attended by forty participants from over fifteen countries. The meeting was co-facilitated by Dr Lawrence Haddad, Chief…

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Foresight 2.0 Consultation: Improving access to healthy and sustainable diets

On the 6th November, the Global Panel will host a consultation workshop to inform the new Foresight 2.0 report. It will take place at the Scaling up Nutrition (SUN) Global Gathering in Kathmandu. The SUNGG brings together a large number of people working in nutrition from civil society, UN agencies, academia and the private sector….

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President of EMBRAPA, Dr. Celso Moretti, joins the Global Panel

London, 16th October 2019 – The Global Panel is pleased to welcome Dr. Celso Moretti, President of Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária (EMBRAPA), as a member of the Global Panel. Dr. Moretti brings with him twenty-four years of research experience, specialising in Plant Science and Food Science and Technology, and ten years dedicated to public…

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CFS46 Side Event – Maximising the impact of N4G 2020: What more can be done to transform our failing food systems?

On Tuesday 15th October, at the 46th Committee on World Food Security in Rome, The Global Panel will be participating in a side event entitled – Maximising the impact of the Nutrition for Growth Summit in Japan in 2020: What more can be done to transform our failing food systems? The Nutrition for Growth Summit hosted…

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Innovative Agriculture: A force for good child nutrition in Africa

From the 2-6th September, Global Panel had the pleasure of attending and speaking at the annual African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) conference hosted in Ghana. In reflection of this successful event, the First Lady of Ghana, Rebecca Akufo-Addo, in her role as Nutrition Champion, discusses the importance of well-functioning food systems to improve nutrition across…

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The Global Panel joins partners at Tokyo International Conference on African Development

14 August 2019 – The Global Panel will be participating at the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7) in the city of Yokohama, Japan, from the 28-30 August 2019. The conference, ‘Africa and Yokohoma, Sharing Passion for the Future’, will be led by the Japanese government and co-sponsored by the UN, UNDP, the African…

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Trade policy: a vital tool to ensure healthy diets and better nutrition.

On 11th – 14th June in Nairobi, Kenya, the 15th Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme Partnership Platform (CAADP PP) took place  with a focus on the theme “Enhancing Trade and Market Access for Accelerated Agriculture Transformation”. Governments and technical partners from across the continent met to share best practice and identify new strategies to enhance…

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WFP & Global Panel event

On June 11th the Global Panel and the World Food Programme (WFP)  hosted a Brown Bag event in Rome. At the event, the Global Panel discussed recent developments on the policy and programming implications for food systems, healthy diets and nutrition. Prof Sandy Thomas and Prof Patrick Webb focused on how food systems and agriculture…

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Malnutrition, a global problem in search of global solutions

Devex editorial with contribution from Panel Member Tom Arnold. Artcile orginally published in Devex. NEW DELHI — Sunita Devi is huddled with about 20 women in a primary health care center in Gervani village, in the central state of Chhattisgarh in India. She’s anemic and pregnant, and she has questions for the health worker: “When will…

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How to transform food systems to feed the world and prevent mass extinctions

Dr. Shenggen Fan: “By addressing the whole system by which we grow, buy, and eat our food, we can achieve multiple wins to maintain biodiversity for planetary and human health.”

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