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April 4, 2018Knowledge Portal
Closing the gap between climate information producers and users: Assessment of needs and uptake in Senegal

This paper examines the approach used to involve stakeholders in the climate information services uptake process in Senegal, whereby the experiences and lessons learned are analyzed. »

February 20, 2018Knowledge Portal
What drives political commitment for nutrition? A review and framework synthesis to inform the United Nations Decade of Action on Nutrition

This article examines what factors generate, sustain and constrain political commitment for nutrition, how and under what circumstances, to inform strategic ‘commitment-building’ actions. Processes driving commitment are multifactorial, dynamic and strongly context-dependent. »

June 20, 2016Knowledge Portal
The global nutrition report: From promise to impact

This report is the only independent and comprehensive annual review of the state of the world’s nutrition. This year’s edition has a strong focus on political commitment to nutrition and provides guidelines for what is necessary to end malnutrition by 2030. Findings reveal a global lack of progress against malnutrition – which now afflicts one in three people worldwide. Beyond health burdens, the report offers new data on the cost of malnutrition to societies and individuals. »

Launch of
September 17, 2014News
Launch of “The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2014”

The new report “The State of Food Insecurity in the World” (SOFI 2014), released by the UN on September 16, appoints sustained political commitment at the highest level as a prerequisite for hunger eradication. “The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2014” presents updated estimates of undernourishment and progress towards the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) »