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