Women’s empowerment and nutrition: what does the evidence tell us?

jul 4, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

Research brief Transform Nutrition, April 2014 Development programmes aimed at alleviating poverty and improving nutrition often consider women’s empowerment as an effective way to achieve impact.

Partners’ Forum 2014

Partners’ Forum 2014

jul 1, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

Accelerate Progress. Envision the Future More than 800 global health professionals, policy makers, business leaders, advocates and youth leaders will gather for the third Partners’ Forum in Johannesburg, South Africa, 30 June – 1 July.

Launch of Progress on Drinking Water and Sanitation 2014 Update

Launch of Progress on Drinking Water and Sanitation 2014 Update

jun 5, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

UNICEF and the World Health Organization are pleased to share with you Progress on drinking water and sanitation: 2014 Update. This new report highlights a narrowing disparity in access to cleaner water and better sanitation between rural and urban areas.

BBL: A New Measure of Resilience to Food Security Shocks. Preliminary Results for Zimbabwe

abr 30, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

Increasingly, concepts such as poverty, resilience and vulnerability are used as close synonyms, which they are not. Immersed in a major effort by UN agencies to rethink what resilience means in contexts, for example, of climate change and food security, there is a clear need to come up with definitions and measures that are useful […]

Food sovereignty: an alternative paradigm for poverty reduction and biodiversity conservation in Latin America

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F1000Research, December 2013 Chappell MJ, Wittman H, Bacon CM, Ferguson BG et al. Abstract Strong feedback between global biodiversity loss and persistent, extreme rural poverty are major challenges in the face of concurrent food, energy, and environmental crises.

Use of Family Care Indicators and Their Relationship with Child Development in Bangladesh

mar 19, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

Journal of Health, Population, and Nutrition, 2010 Hamadani JD, Tofail F, Hilaly A, Huda SN, Engle P, Grantham-McGregor SM Abstract Poor stimulation in the home is one of the main factors affecting the development of children living in poverty.

Determinants of cognitive function in childhood: A cohort study in a middle income context

ene 27, 2014 | 2 Comentarios

BMC Public Health, 2008 D.N. Santos, A. Marlúcia, A.C.S. Bastos, L.M.Santos et al. Abstract Background: There is evidence that poverty, health and nutrition affect children’s cognitive development.

The Challenge of Measuring Hunger

ene 20, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

The World Bank. Development Research Group; Poverty and Inequality Team – January 2014 Joachim De Weerdt, Kathleen Beegle, Jed Friedman, and John Gibson

Online presentation: A Conceptual Framework for Conducting Country and Economic Assessment of Aflatoxin Contamination

Online presentation: A Conceptual Framework for Conducting Country and Economic Assessment of Aflatoxin Contamination

ene 15, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

Application to Tanzania and Nigeria Date: January 16, 2014 Time: 12:30pm – 2:00pm EST (To check your time zone, see the World Clock). Online access through this link. Overview Aflatoxins are naturally occurring toxins, produced by certain fungi, which contaminate many African dietary staples such as maize, groundnuts, rice, and cassava, particularly under certain conditions

El embarazo adolescente en el Perú

ene 15, 2014 | 4 Comentarios

Situación actual e implicancias para las políticas públicas Revista Peruana de Medicina Experimental y Salud Pública, 2013 Walter Mendoza, Gracia Subiría

Panorama de la Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutricional en América Latina y el Caribe 2013

Panorama de la Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutricional en América Latina y el Caribe 2013

dic 13, 2013 | Un Comentario

Oficina Regional de la FAO para América Latina y el Caribe Mensajes Principales: 47 millones de personas sufren hambre en América Latina y el Caribe, tres millones menos que en 2008-2010.

Urban malnutrition: a review of food security and nutrition among the urban poor

Urban malnutrition: a review of food security and nutrition among the urban poor

nov 19, 2013 | No Hay Comentarios

Nutrition Works, 2012 Lili Mohiddin, Laura Phelps and Tamsin Walters Executive summary Introduction Save the Children UK commissioned NutritionWorks to undertake a review of what is known about the mechanisms by which poor people attempt to achieve food security in urban slums; and to examine how this is related, if at all, to their nutritional […]