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Health and nutrition
 
News Story
2 February 2018
4 ways nutrition can foster sustainable development

At this year’s Annual Meeting we have followed the nutrition trail to see how better nutrition can unlock sustainability pathways. This post shares the highlights brought by the speakers at our event.

Health and nutrition
 
Video
30 January 2018
The future burden of Malnutrition

Presentation held by Paulina Nowicka, Karolinska Institute, at the SIANI Annual Meeting 2018

Health and nutrition
 
Video
30 January 2018
Stepping up Nutrition within the Private Sector

Presentation held by Annelie Barkelund, Nestlé Sweden, at the SIANI Annual Meeting 2018

Health and nutrition
 
Event
24 January 2018
SIANI ANNUAL MEETING 2018: NUTRITION FOR EVERYONE EVERYWHERE

Every year the SIANI secretariat organises a meeting to provide an opportunity for members to interact with each other and to reflect on the work-plan of the year ahead. This year we have chosen...

Climate change and resource conflict
Health and nutrition
 
Photo Essay
15 November 2017
High-steaks decision: Does livestock have a role in sustainable food systems?

How do we reconcile our nutritional needs and our taste for animal-based foods with environmental sustainability?

Health and nutrition
Trade and production
 
News Story
1 November 2016
Sida-funded research on sweet potato gets the World Food Prize

The 2016 World Food Prize, often called the “Nobel prize for food and agriculture” was granted to the International Potato Center (CIP). CIP is a research center that successfully bred a variety of orange sweet potato that is rich in beta carotene. Beta carotene is a nutrient that our bodies use to produce vitamin A.

Health and nutrition
Trade and production
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
Blog Post
12 March 2015
Animal borne diseases: Double trouble for health and development

Clearly, interactions between livestock and people can pose high public health risks. However, keeping animals for food production is an undeniable part of human reality.

Health and nutrition
Landscape management
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
Blog Post
12 February 2014
Understanding the Links Between Trees, Forests and Nutrition

Globally, about 842 million people are undernourished – about 12% of the population – and more than 2 billion suffer from micronutrient deficiency, or “hidden hunger,” according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

Health and nutrition
Trade and production
 
Video
14 October 2013
World Food Day 2013 Spot: Healthy People Depend on Healthy Food Systems

A food system is made up of the environment, people, institutions and processes by which food is produced, processed and brought to consumers. With millions of people around the world still...