Category Archives: Human health

Options for keeping the food system within environmental limits

Springmann, M.; Clark, M.; Mason-D’Croz, D.; Wiebe, K.; Leon Bodirsky, B.; Lassaletta, L.; de Vries, W.; Vermeulen, S.J.; Herrero, M.; Carlson, K.M.; Jonell, M.; Troell, M.; DeClerck, F.; Gordon, L.J.; Zurayk, R.; Scarborough, P.; Rayner, M.; Loken, B.; Fanzo, J.; … Continue reading

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A busy month for Nutrition: major conferences and inaugural report

This month has seen a flurry of activity focusing on human nutrition.  IFPRI has recently released the 2014 Global Nutrition Report, and two major conferences are scheduled. IFPRI’s 2014 Global Nutrition Report provides a comprehensive narrative and analysis on the … Continue reading

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Anti-hunger campaign “If”

The world produces enough food for everyone, but not everyone has enough food. Anti-hunger campaign ‘If’ has launched a catchy and pleasing video that tackles a an important topic, and launches a call for the G8 countries to end global … Continue reading

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Agriculture & food policies have a vital role in improving health and well-being

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs has recently published an interesting report titled “Bringing Agriculture to the Table: How Agriculture and Food Policy can Play a Role in Preventing Chronic Disease ” (PDF – 2.52MB) The report is principally concerned … Continue reading

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Econutrition: integrating food-based human nutrition with ecology and agrodiversity

Our readers will be happy to know that the Food and Nutrition Bulletin  has just released a supplement titled: Econutrition: integrating food-based human nutrition with ecology and agrodiversity Food & Nutrition Bulletin Volume 32,   Supplement 1, March 2011 The full-text … Continue reading

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The Economist: special report on feeding the world.

Inside the 26th February issue of The Economist our readers will find a 14 page special report on the future of food. The report: “The 9 billion-people question“ tells us that the world’s population will grow from the almost 7 … Continue reading

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New IFPRI publication examines links between agriculture, nutrition and health

Interested in exploring the links between agriculture, nutrition and health? Then you will be happy to know that the latest International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has just released a publication that discusses  just this. The publication “Agriculture, nutrition, health: … Continue reading

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