2021 represents a pivotal year to invigorate interest, awareness and investment in Large-Scale Food Fortification (LSFF) and biofortification. UN Secretary-General António Guterres will convene a Food Systems Summit as part of the Decade of Action to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.
The event is intended for youth from all around the globe to participate and engage in efforts and movements around food security under a changing climate. The event also aims to create awareness of the Pledge initiative - a youth-led promise galvanising action to defeat hunger, improve health and heal the planet.
This webinar will i) provide an overview of the global and country status of adolescent nutrition; ii) reflect on learnings from a programmatic experience to deliver a nutrition intervention as part of a comprehensive set of offerings to address the particular needs of this group.
Nutrition Conversations Africa (NCAfrica) is an advocacy platform aimed at illuminating African nutritional challenges and opportunities, transformative ideas and game-changing solutions through continuous conversations, call to action, advocacy support and engagement to curb malnutrition in Africa.
This is a side event to the United Nations Food Systems Summit (taking place on September 23, 2021). This session will feature some of the co-authors of a forthcoming call for a rigorous, science-based monitoring framework to track food systems and their transformation.
In 2021, UN Secretary-General António Guterres will convene a Food Systems Summit as part of the Decade of Action to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. The Summit will launch bold new actions to deliver progress on all 17 SDGs, each of which relies to some degree on healthier, more sustainable and equitable food systems.
The Food is the Future event is convened by youth representatives interested and working in food systems, in collaboration with the 6 Action Track Chairs and their respective organisations. Invited speakers include many youth representatives from different stakeholder groups, the Action Track Chairs and those connecting food systems to other global debates such as climate change.
We are launching The Zero Hunger, Nourish the Future Pledge for the private sector on Tuesday, September 21. This is a unique opportunity for companies and investment funds to align their investments with new evidence and commitments by donors, governments, and global institutions to end hunger and nourish the future by 2030.
With the devastating social and economic impacts of COVID-19, it is more important than ever to protect the nutrition, health, and livelihoods of the world’s most vulnerable. We know that many of the two billion people who suffer from micronutrient deficiencies, or "hidden hunger", consume rice as their primary staple food.