In order to realize lifelong health and wellbeing, nutrition services must be promoted in an integrated way with maternal and child health services in the first 1,000 days. With the growth of children, it is important to create an environment that overcomes malnutrition by providing cross-sectoral nutritional interventions not only at home but also in communities, schools
This event will focus on raising awareness of value and role of urban, local and regional governments in making food systems more inclusive, equitable, sustainable and resilient to advance healthy diets for all. Such awareness is most critical and relevant where commitments and actions that underline the transformation of urban food systems also robustly connect with the food systems at "higher levels" (regional, territorial, national and global).
The Tokyo Nutrition for Growth (N4G) Summit 2021 provides a historic opportunity to transform the way the world tackles the global challenge of malnutrition. The Summit comes at a critical time, midway through the United Nations (UN) Decade of Action on Nutrition, with only five years left to achieve the World Health Assembly (WHA) targets on maternal, infant and young child nutrition, and 10 years to reach the SDGs.
Vitamins and minerals (micronutrients) have the power to unlock human potential around the world. But a staggering 3 billion people globally, perhaps more, cannot afford a healthy diet that delivers the micronutrients people need to survive and live healthy and productive lives.
This Nutrition for Growth (N4G) side-event explores a new initiative, with a blended finance approach, backed by the US Agency for International Development (USAID), Eleanor Crook Foundation, Incofin Investment Management and the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN).
Hosted by the Food and Land Use Coalition (FOLU), Food System Economics Commission (FSEC) and EAT this event will bring together different stakeholders involved in shaping food systems - producers, civil society, research organizations, private sector, and governments – for an open conversation that mobilizes action on nutrition and identifies solutions to today’s nutrition crisis.
This Series outlines the role of nutrition in adolescent growth, the drivers of adolescent food choice, and evidence on what works in policy and programming. At this global launch, lead authors* and panel members will discuss the key findings and recommendations to achieve better nutrition for this generation. The panel discussion will be followed by Q&A from the audience.
This N4G side event brings together different voices and perspective from governments, food systems experts and CSOs to discuss food systems solutions to increase food availability and affordability for rural people, identify interlinkages and connect the dots.
The Nutrition for Growth (N4G) Business Constituency Group (BCG) is hosting a side-event on 29 November to introduce the BCG, the journey over the past two years, and its contribution to tackling malnutrition in all forms. The session will feature speakers that will elaborate on the importance of the BCG and the different initiatives that have emerged from the BCG, such as the investors coalition and the workforce nutrition alliance.
This very timely event will bring together key leaders/expert from government, the nutrition field, Access to Nutrition Initiative (ATNI), the World Benchmarking Alliance, and the private sector, to launch new data from ATNI on the topic of workforce nutrition and private sector supply chains.