Postponement of the Tokyo Nutrition for Growth Summit 2020

April 2, 2020

Official Message from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan Japan, as the host country of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games 2020, had planned to host the Tokyo Nutrition for Growth Summit 2020 in December 2020 in order to accelerate global effort to tackle malnutrition. However, in light of the continued global...

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Preparing for N4G with the Government of Japan

March 15, 2020

From Nutrition Connect’s Road to Tokyo 2020 series, an interview with Emi Inaoka, who leads the Nutrition for Growth process for the Government of Japan (GoJ), on how Nutrition for Growth will catalyse nutrition action over the next decade. How did the Government of Japan get involved with Nutrition for Growth (N4G)? ...

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2020 – The year to accelerate towards the elimination of stunting

February 13, 2020

By Martin Short, Chief Executive Officer, The Power of Nutrition “Ending malnutrition has always been a moral imperative. But it is also an economic necessity and a huge opportunity,” writes Martin Short, CEO of The Power of Nutrition, in this opinion piece about the urgency of accelerating progress towards eliminating stunting and the critical...

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Women in Burundi teach each other how to make nutritious meals. Photo by: EC / ECHO / Martin Karimi / CC BY-SA

2020 must be year of action on nutrition, advocates say: Devex

January 22, 2020

By Teresa Welsh WASHINGTON — The year 2019 saw the release of several major data-driven reports demonstrating the uphill climb to meet key international nutrition goals.The EAT-Lancet Commissionfound the world is eating a diet much toohigh in animal-source foods, anannualreportfromUNICEFrevealed thatone-third of children are malnourished, and anIPCC reportshowed...

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