Report from SIANI and SLU Global Workshop
With more than 26 participants, the workshop on Bending the Curve-Africa’s Unfolding Agrifood System and Diet Transformation took place on Wednesday April 13th 2016. The participants were PhD students, researchers and practitioners working or interested in these issues. The event also had the presence of two esteemed guests, HE Mr Lameck Nthekela Ambassador to Botswana in Stockholm, and Dr Simon Indongo First Secretary at the Namibian Embassy in Stockholm.
The participants had deep discussions around the workshop themes on Adolescent Perceptions on Diet, Physical Activity, Body Size, and Obesity; Impact of Maternal Nutrition Deprivation and Later Life Chronic Non-communicable Disease Risk as Part of the Nutrition Transition; and Capacity for Scaling Up Nutrition Interventions. This event was a pre-conference workshop as preparation for the upcoming Uppsala Health Summit 2016.
A Policy Brief with recommendations from the workshop is under preparation.
For more information, please contact Linley.Chiwona.Karltun@slu.se