Latest SCN News focuses on climate change and nutrition

The latest edition of the United Nations Standing Committee on Nutrition’s SCN News is available and downloadable from their website. The theme of this issue is: Climate Change: food and nutrition security implications.

This publication looks at the climate change implications on food and nutrition security from different perspectives,  topics researched include:

* climate change and undernutrition
* climate change and crop yields
* climate change, nutrition and food security in sub-Saharan Africa and the Asia Pacific region
* effects of climate change on the nutritional quality of food crops
* health co-benefits of climate change mitigation policies
* climate change, indigenous peoples and rainforests

Access the full-text of SCN News no. 38 here.

Adapted from the United Nations Standing Committee on Nutrition website.

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